History will remember this year: it is the first time that the Commonwealth Games include a Women’s Rugby 7s program. So together, let’s break down all sides of the Rugby 7s odds at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
With 7 players in 7 minute halves per round, Rugby 7 has an incredible speed indeed. In a blink of an eye, it’s over. You will be kept on the edge of your seat. From April 13 to 15, Robina Stadium in Gold Coast is the official venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games for Rugby 7s. It’s even better if you watch the games with the knowledge of Rugby 7s odds at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in mind. If you’re interested, we also have articles on the most likely triathlon and netball team winners at this year’s Commonwealth Games.
Men’s Rugby 7s Odds
A total of 16 teams will clash on the men’s side. The Rugby 7s odds at the Commonwealth Games 2018 reveal that the bookies’ favourite to win is South Africa 7s (2.75). Of course, they defeated 4-time champion New Zealand (4.50) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games over. The latest World Rugby 7s competition in 2017 was also South Africa. Possessing the best odds to win definitely suits them!
Don’t be so fast to judge the winner though. The first Rugby 7s at the Olympics was in 2016 and Fiji won gold, followed by England and then South Africa. Online sportsbooks in Australia estimate 4.25 odds for Fiji 7s and 7.50 odds for England to win at the Commonwealth Games 2018. Both are great countries to root for!
Women’s Rugby 7s Odds
2018 will the debut of Women’s Rugby 7s at the Commonwealth Games, 20 years apart from the introduction of the men’s side. There will be 8 women’s teams in total but we’ll announce the Rugby 7s odds at the Commonwealth Games 2018 for the most likely winner: New Zealand and Australia.
According to online gambling sites in Australia, New Zealand 7s’ odds of winning are at 2.05 while Australia 7s has 1.75 odds. New Zealand has won 5 out of 6 Women’s World Rugby 7s since 2012. On the other hand, Australia did beat New Zealand in the 2016 Olympic Games. So, should you bet on the Olympic or the World winner?
Bet on Rugby 7s at the Commonwealth Games 2018!
The best betting advice is to go with the Olympic Champion Australia (1.75) on the women’s side and the defending champion South Africa (2.75) on the men’s side. They are both number 1 on the world rankings with great accomplishments. You can head to Unibet Sportsbook to bet on Rugby 7s at the Commonwealth Games 2018 now!