What are the odds for Greece becoming 2022 EuroBasket champions?

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Betting agencies are scrambling to speculate on the odds for this year's Eurobasket championships, with most placing Serbia, France, Slovenia and Greece in the top of the board with the best chances.

According to Pauly McGuire from Online Gambling newsite, Serbia is the favourite at +300 odds to win the 2022 EuroBasket, ahead of France (+450), Slovenia (+450) and Greece in fourth place at +500, followed by Spain at +900.

'As expected, Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo returns home to play for Greece. With the Greek Freak on the court, Greece has a fighting chance.

'Georgios Papagiannis, the 7-foot-3 starting centre, played high school ball in America but ignored scholarship offers to blue chip programs to go back to Greece to play for Panathinaikos. He has a short stint in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings in 2016-2018 sandwiched in between his time with Panathinaikos. Papagiannis averaged 16.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in three games during the World Cup qualifying round.

'Dimitris Agravanis was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 2015, but his draft rights were traded to the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavs. He never played in the NBA, and spent the last few seasons with Promitheas Patras. Agravanis ed Greece with 17 ppg in five WCQ games while shooting 41% from 3-point range.

'Greece should dominate in Group C in the knockout pool round against Italy, Croatia, Ukraine, Great Britain, and Estonia. If you’re looking to take a flier on a team that’s not Serbia or Slovenia, Greece is worthy of a flier at +500 odds. They last won EuroBasket in 2005, but finished in eighth place in 2017.' writes McGuire.

EuroBasket Odds:

  • Serbia +300
  • Slovenia +450
  • France +450
  • Greece +500
  • Spain +900
  • Lithuania +1200
  • Italy +1400
  • Turkey +1600
  • Germany +1700
  • Croatia +2000
  • Czech Republic +3500
  • Israel +4000
  • Poland +5000
  • Finland +5000
  • Montenegro +5000
  • Ukraine +5000
  • Belgium +6500
  • Georgia +6500
  • Netherlands +8000
  • Great Britain +8000
  • Bulgaria +10000
  • Bosnia +15000
  • Estonia +20000
  • Hungary +20000