Olympic Nordic Combined Betting Odds For PyeongChang 2018

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We may have quite some time before the next Winter Olympics, but that does not mean you aren’t curious about the Nordic Combined Betting Odds for PyeongChang 2018. The high-performance combination of ski jumping and cross-country skiing has bettors clamoring to learn where they can go ahead and place odds who will win the gold in the 3 distinct events. Sure the event has had its dominant winners in the past, but odds constantly change.

If you need more information before putting in on the action, then you have come to the right place. Not only will this page serve as your go-to resource to learn more about the historic Norwegian event, rules, and betting tips, but you will also find the latest odds from the best Olympic betting sites as they get updated.

Olympic Nordic Combined Betting Odds For PyeongChang 2018

The 2018 Winter Games are rapidly approaching, which means now is the time to start considering the Olympic Nordic Combined betting odds for PyeongChang 2018. The high-performance combination of ski jumping and cross-country skiing has bettors clamoring to learn where they can go ahead and place odds who will win gold in the three distinct events. The Olympic sport has deep roots, with Norwegians from centuries past relying on skies to hunt and travel long distances between communities. After its debut at the first-ever Olympic Games in Chamonix in 1924, it was not until 1960 that a non-Norwegian took the gold. Sure the event has had its dominant winners in the past, but odds constantly change.

If you need more information before putting in on the action, then you have come to the right place. Not only will this page serve as your go-to resource to learn more about the historic Nordic event, rules, and betting tips, but you will also be able to find the latest Olympic Nordic Combined betting odds for PyeongChang 2018. Read about past winners, 2018 venue locations, Nordic Combined betting favorites, and more!

2018 Winter Olympics Normal Hill 10km Betting Odds

The betting odds for the normal hill 10km Nordic combined event can be found at any Olympic sports betting site. Sports bettors can wager on the skier that wins gold after completing both the ski-jumping and cross-country skiing portions of the individual competition. Japan’s Akito Watabe is the favorite to win the 10km normal hill, while Norway’s Jan Schmid and Jarl Magnus Riiber are next in line to win gold. Bovada has plenty of 2018 Olympic betting odds on the Nordic combined normal hill event.

Normal Hill 10km Olympic Betting Odds

Akito Watabe (JPN) +175
Jan Schmid (NOR) +750
Jarl Magnus Riiber (NOR) +750
Joergen Graabak (NOR) +750
Eric Frenzel (GER) +1000
Fabian Riessle (GER) +1000
Odds For All Competitors

Men’s Individual Gundersen Normal Hill 10km Medals Recap

Japan’s Akito Watabe was the favorite headed into the race, but fell just short of winning gold. Instead, Germany’s Eric Frenzel won the NH/10km event by 4.8 seconds to defend his Nordic Combined title. The ski jumping round left Frenzel in fifth place at the start of the race, but he was still able to break away from Watabe and eventual bronze medalist Lukas Klapfer (AUT). This makes the fourth Olympic medal for Frenzel, the second for Watabe, and the first individual for Klapfer.

Olympic Normal Hill 10km Results

Eric Frenzel (GER)

Akito Watabe (JPN)

Lukas Klapfer (AUT)


2018 Winter Olympics Large Hill 10km Betting Odds

You can easily find 2018 Winter Olympics betting odds on the large hill 10km event at Bovada and other top sports betting sites. This Nordic combined event involves ski jumping from a K125 hill instead of a K98 hill, hence why it is called the “large hill” event. The Olympic betting odds for the event are primarily for the individual athlete that wins gold. The current large hill 10km betting odds for the 2018 Winter Olympics have Akito Watabe favored to win, but there’s no telling who will come out victorious.

Large Hill 10km Olympic Betting Odds

Akito Watabe (JPN) +175
Eric Frenzel (GER) +650
Jan Schmid (NOR) +750
Jarl Magnus Riiber (NOR) +750
Joergen Graabak (NOR) +750
Fabian Riessle (GER) +1000
Odds For All Competitors

Men’s Individual Gundersen Large Hill 10km Medals Recap

It was a full German sweep for the men’s individual Gunderson large hill medals recap. Johannes Rydzek headed into the cross-country race portion of the event in fifth place, but was able to take the lead in the final lap to earn Olympic gold. Fabian Riessle was four seconds behind Rydzek to earn the silver medal and the second position on the podium. Eric Frenzel had already won the normal hill and was a strong favorite to win the large hill title. Frenzel, however, was 8 seconds behind to win bronze.

Olympic Large Hill 10km Results

Johannes Rydzek (GER)

Fabian Riessle (GER)

Eric Frenzel (GER)


2018 Winter Olympics Team Large Hill 4x5km Betting Odds

Betting odds for the 2018 Winter Olympics Nordic combined team event are posted at the leading online sportsbooks. For the relay-style event, the bookmakers have odds on the team that wins outright. Norway won last year, but Germany is the odds-on favorite to win the large hill 4x5km at the 2018 Winter Games. You can also bet on the USA, Finland, Austria, or any other country that will be competing in the Nordic combined team event.

Team Large Hill 4x5km Olympic Betting Odds

Norway -120
Germany +130
Finland +1600
France +2000
Austria +2000
Japan +2500
Odds For All Teams

Team Gundersen Large Hill 4x5km Medals Recap

It was Germany that took home Nordic combined gold in the team Gundersen large hill 4x5km on Thursday. The German team of Vinzenz Geiger, Fabian Riessle, Eric Frenzel, and Johannes Rydzek finished with a time of 46 minutes, 9.8 seconds. Norway’s Jan Schmid, Espen Andersen, Jarl Magnus Riiber, and Jorgen Graabak gave their best efforts at the Alpensia Cross-Country Centre. The Norwegians, who were favored to win the event, earned a silver medal when they crossed the end line 52.7 seconds after Germany. The Austrian team of Wilhelm Denifl, Lukas Klapfer, Bernhard Gruber, and Mario Seidl finished in 47 minutes, 17.6 seconds to earn the bronze medal.

Olympic Team Large Hill 4x5km Results

Germany

Norway

Austria

What Events Makeup Nordic Combined at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games?

The Nordic Combined brings together two events that were historically separate - cross-country skiing and ski jumping - to create one full-throttle game. Consisting of three men’s events, athletes will compete in the individual normal hill, individual large hill, and the team 4x5km. With both individual and team events, there is a ski-jumping portion is first, with the starting positions for the second cross-country portion dependent upon the results. The Olympic Nordic Combined Betting Odds for PyeongChang 2018 will be broken down by event.

Individual Small Hill/10 Km

This event, also called the Individual Gundersen, combines the ski jumping normal hill with 10km cross-country skiing. The winner of the ski jumping competition will lead the cross-country portion, followed by the next best athletes in four-second intervals. The individual athlete that completes four (4) 2.5km laps around the course first is deemed the winner of the race.

Individual Large Hill/10 Km

This competition follows the same format as the small hill competition, except the ski jumping takes place on the individual large hill (K125). There is one jump, followed by a 10km cross-country race. The two legs are scored using different criteria.

Team 4x5km

This event involves four-person teams that compete in large hill ski jumping and cross-country skiing. The team that has the best ski jumping results will start the cross-country ski, while following teams start 1.33 seconds later for each point. In the team competition, a relay-style race is run with the team with the first athlete to cross the fourth finish line declared the winning team.

What Are The Rules & Scoring For The Nordic Combined Event?

There are a few rules to know about the event when wagering on the Olympic Nordic Combined betting odds for PyeongChang 2018Though only men have competed in the Nordic Combined at the Winter Olympics, there are no rules stating that it is a men’s-only event. When it comes to scoring the event, ski jumping and cross country skiing have different criteria. Factors that go into a jumper’s score include distance jumped, style points, wind compensation points, and alongside gate points. With gate and wind power, points can either be taken or given.

The Gunderson time-point conversion table is often used for fans to more easily gauge the winner of the cross-country portion. With the method, the winner of the ski jump portion starts first with other competitors following on certain time intervals. The point-based system puts the athlete with the most points from the ski jump as the leader for the cross-country competition, and the skier that crosses the race line first is the winner of the Nordic Combined event.

Who Are The Favorites in Nordic Combined for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games?

There is no denying the Norwegian roots of the Nordic Combined, and the odds to win favorite on gold have always swayed that direction. In total, there have been 30 Norway medals, 14 Finland, and 13 Austria. Sochi 2014 saw Norway taking the gold in the team and individual LH events, however, Germany was a close contender in every round with Eric Frenzel taking it all the way home in the individual men’s event.

Can American Players Legally Wager on the 2018 PyeongChang Nordic Combined Event?

You do not have to visit the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre or the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre to bet on the events, you can do it all from right here in the USA! There are plenty of Olympic betting sites that require only an internet connection and a credit card to sign up for a free online account. Sites like Bovada and Bet365 feature the Olympic betting odds for Nordic Combined for PyeongChang 2018 earlier than other online sportsbooks, and offer many different wager types. There may not be a large selection of Nordic Combined betting lines just yet, but check back frequently for future updates.

The Nordic Combined Venues

The events take place within the Alpensia Sports Park, which is home to two of the three separate venues used for the Nordic Combined. The Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre was built in 1998 and has a total capacity of 7,500 for spectators. A total of 12 cross-country skiing events are held at the location. The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is only home to 4 ski jumping and Nordic combined events, however, it has an overall capacity of 13,500. The sports park is somewhat of a central hub, with all Olympic venues located within 30 minutes.

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics - Nordic Combined Event Quick Facts

  • The Nordic Combined was the main event at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival, which began in 1892 and still attracts tens of thousands of event goers today.
  • The individual ski jumping and cross-country skiing events have been included in the Olympics dating all the way back to Winter Games in Chamonix in 1924.
  • The Nordic Combined is the only men’s-only event in the Winter Olympics.
  • The most recent change to the event was in 2010, where the 7.5km sprint was replaced by the 10km individual large hill event.
Nordic Combined Events Schedule - 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics
February 14th Individual Gundersen Normal Hill + 10 km
February 20th Individual Gundersen Large Hill + 10 km
February 22nd Team Gundersen Large Hill + 4x5 km
Nordic Combined

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