Hockey odds: Canada favored to win gold at World Juniors

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The defending gold-medalists from Canada will go into the 2016 World Juniors in Helsinki as the clear betting favorites.

Online bookmaker Bovada has Canada at +110 to win the tournament, followed by the United States (+400), Sweden (+450), Russia (+500), and host Finland (+600). The other five participating countries are considerable underdogs.

Canada’s roster features 12 first-round draft picks, including top-10 selections Mitch Marner, Jake Virtanen, Dylan Strome, and Haydn Fleury.

Bovada’s odds to win World Juniors

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