Olympics 2020 Norway vs Hungary Women’s handball Predictions

Norway vs Hungary will be the first semi final game in the women’s handball tournament in the 2020 Summer Olympics. This game will take place on August 4,2021.

Norway’s women’s handball team are the favorites to win while Hungary are the underdogs. Who will win? Find out in our predictions for the Norway vs Hungary game in the women’s handball semi finals at the 2020 Olympics.

Norway Women’s Handball Team Preview

Norway’s Women’s Handball team is one of the top contenders for the gold medal the women’s handball tournament in the 2020 Olympics.

This team has reached the semi finals of the tournament every time it has qualified in. Norway’s women’s handball team won two consecutive gold medals in 2008 and 2012. In 2016 they won a bronze medal.

This team is arguably the best women’s handball team in Europe.Norway won 8 of the 14 Women’s Handball European championships that were held since 1994.

In the 5 European Championships between 2002-2010, this team were runners up in 2002 and won 4 consecutive championships.

Between 2012 and 2020, Norway’s women’s handball team finished runners up in 2012, won 2 consecutive European championships in 2014 and 2016, finished fifth in 2018 and then went on to become the defending champions of Europe in 2020.

This team also dominated the last 10 years at the Women’s Handball World cup by winning it in 2011,finishing 5th in 2013,  another win in 2015, runners up in 2017 and reaching the semi finals in the last world cup in 2019.

At the current women’s handball tournament at the 2020 Olympics, Norway qualified for the quarter finals by finishing top of their group. This is the only unbeaten team in the tournament so far and also holds the distinction of being the team that has the lowest number of goals conceded and the best goal difference in the tournament so far.

Hungary Women’s Handball Team Preview

After a strong 4th place finish in the 2008 Olympics, this is the first time Hungary’s women’s handball team has qualified for the Olympics.Hungary has never won a gold at the tournament but they were a strong side between 1996 to 2008. At the 1996 Olympics this team won a bronze, they won a silver in 2000,finished 5th in 2004 and then reached the semi finals in 2008.

Hungary qualified for the quarter finals in the women’s handball tournament at the 2020 Olympics by finishing 4th in their group where they were tied with Spain on points and goal difference but managed but were ranked above because they scored more goals.

At the European Championships Hungary has failed to impressed finishing 10th out 16 teams in the 2020 European Women’s handball championship with their best performance being a third place finish in 2012 in recent times.

Since finishing 3rd in the 2005 Women’s Handball world cup, Hungary has never reached the semi finals in the world cup.

Norway vs Hungary Women’s handball Predictions

Based on the performances of both teams both in recent tournaments at the current women’s handball tournament in the 2020 Olympics we can clearly see that Norway’s women’s handball team are the clear favorites to win this quarter final match up.

Norway has scored an average of 33.2 goals per game and conceded 24.2 goals per game.

While Hungary has scored 28.5 goals per game and conceded 29.8 goals per game.

We predict Norway to score 35 goals or more and Hungary to score about 28 and we predict that Norway will win this quarter final match up.

Norway vs Hungary Women’s handball Odds

The odds for the Norway vs Hungary women’s handball game aren’t out just yet, but we will try to update the article as soon as we the odds for this game are out.

Olympics 2020 Women’s Handball Norway vs Hungary Betting Tips

In our article on sports betting tips, we mentioned that match winner bets are not a good idea unless both teams have odds of 2.0 or more. Sure the odds for this game aren’t out yet, but considering the gulf in class between these two teams we highly doubt that Norway will get odds of 2.0 or more.

For this reason we do not recommend a match winner bet for this game. Combo bets and over/ under bets are the best option to help you get a bang for your buck.

Here are some of the betting tips we have for you which have odds of 2.0 or more. This means that these bets could help you double your money or possibly win more if these outcomes occur.

  • Norway to win by a margin of at least 5 goals or more
  • Norway to win, total number of goals to be 60 or more.

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