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2008 Summer Olympics Men’s Swimming Odds - Wednesday Night

Written by:
Alistair Prescott
Published on:
Aug/13/2008
2008 Summer Olympics Mens Swimming

2008 Summer Olympics Men's swimming odds have everyone placing bets on their favorite national representative from the USA to France to Australia.

Eamon Sullivan of Australia had even odds to win the Men's Swimming 50 m freestyle at Betonline.com which was offering betting odds on all the swimming events Wednesday afternoon until starting time at 10:00 pm EST.

Eamon Sullivan broke the previous record held by "the most hated man in America right now" Alain Bernard....for about two minutes. Sullivan swam in 47.05 seconds. Bernard had beaten the previous record just minutes before the next swimming event featuring Australia's Sullivan.

2008 Summer Olympics Men's Swimming Odds - Men's Swimming 50 m freestyle courtesy of Betonline.com

EAMON SULLIVAN

EV

ALAIN BERNARD

+175

AMAURY LEVEAUX

+750

GARRETT WEBBER-GALE

+900

BENJAMIN WILDMAN TOBRINER

+1700

CESAR FILHO

+2000

DUJE DRAGANJA

+2200

STEFAN NYSTRAND

+3000

ROLAND SCHOEMAN

+3500

BARTOSZ KIZIEROWSKI

+10000

ASHLEY CALLUS

+15000

The Americans were more than thrilled to see Sullivan snatch the record right from under Bernard after the Frenchman claimed prior to the start of the 2008 Summer Olympics "We (France) are going to smash the Americans (in swimming)."

Better keep your day job Jerky! The United States has dominated in swimming for the most part, led by uber swimmer Michael Phelps and he will be looking to break every record in the book starting again Wednesday night (Thursday morning in China).

And gamblers finally have a chance to get Phelps at some pretty solid value. He was listed as the -255 favorite to win the 100 M Butterfly. That would require a $25.50 bet to win $10, but considering he was listed up to -5000 in previous swims, this could be considered the "bet of a lifetime".

Odds to win the 100 m Butterfly courtesy of Betonline.com

MICHAEL PHELPS

-255

IAN CROCKER

+150

FREDERICK BOUSQUET

+1700

MILORAD CAVIC

+2500

ALBERT SUBIRATS

+4000

MASAYUKI KISHIDA

+5000

EVGENY KOROTYSHKIN

+6600

LYNDON FERNS

+8000

ANDREW LAUTERSTEIN

+10000

THOMAS RUPPRATH

+10000

KAIO ALMEIDA

+12000

ADAM PINE

+15000

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Alistair Prescott, Gambling911.com

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