Tokyo 2020 Most Gold Medals

USA -1200
China +600
Japan +2500
Great Britain +2500
Russian OC +2500

* Odds via DraftKings

The race for the largest number of gold medals won at Tokyo 2020 will be one of the most interesting ones to watch as two teams have a realistic chance of winning the title. Considering the fact that this edition of the Summer Olympic Games will be unlike any other, it's likely that some teams could flop, while others could catapult their way to the top, earning the most gold medals.

There are no surprises here as the United States are the heavy favorites to grab the most gold medals in Tokyo as well. The closes ones to rival them could be China who shall never be excluded, while the competitors from Japan, Great Britain, and the Russian Olympic Committee will look to capitalize on any mistakes by the US or China.

The situation at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics is a bettor’s dream, with two teams fighting for a far-reaching quantity of gold medals, but there are also three other countries that could never be ruled out of the race. As we examine the Tokyo 2020 future betting options, choosing who could win the most golds could be down to skills, talent, and a little luck.

USA to win most gold medals future's bet

Ryan Lochte of the United States poses at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty)

The United States have unquestionably won the most gold medals and medals overall, nearly double more than second-placed Russia in all their forms. The United States have over 2,500 medals from 27 Olympic Games so far. Over 1,000 of them were gold, 800 were silver, and 700 were bronze. Having this in mind, DraftKings have given them -1200 odds to extend their worldwide domination at the Olympics. At $100, the bettor could earn $8.

China to win most gold medals title future's bet

The Chinese women's gymnastics team celebrates after winning the gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (Getty)

China are fourth in the all-time medal list with 224 gold medals. They appeared at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since their debut in the Games 1952, this was the 10th time that the country has attended the Summer Olympics. They managed to win a total of 70 medals in 2016, 26 of which were gold. As a result, China are at +600 odds to cause an upset and shatter the US' hopes. At $100, the bettor could earn $600.

Japan/Great Britain/Russian OC to win most gold medals future's bet

Great Britain's Men's Team Sprint Track Cycling celebrate after winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Gtty)

Japan, Great Britain, and the Russian Olympic Committee each have equal chances of making it to the top of the pedestal with the most gold medals won at Tokyo 2020. These three teams can boast of having a combined 967 gold medals between them, including the total of Russia's full record. Russian Athletes have so far appeared at the Olympic Games for five different teams, as the Soviet Union, Russia, Unified Team, Russian Empire, and Olympic Athletes from Russia. A wager on either one of them could result in a whopping +2500 payout, so at $100, the bettor could earn $2,500.

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