USA versus Serbia 2016 Summer Olympic Mens Basketball Gold Medal Game Betting Odds Preview

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The Gold Medal match has been set from Men’s Olympic Basketball as Team USA will battle Serbia on Sunday August 21st. USA and Serbia will tip off for Rio at 2:45PM Eastern Time an NBC TV has the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds posted at Oddsmaker has the defending Olympic champion Team USA lined as a -14 ½ point favorite with the total lined at 181 ½ points.

USA punched their ticket into the Gold Medal game following the 82-76 victory against Spain in the semifinals on Friday. The US had a physical advantage down low as DeAndre Jordan had an outstanding game by pulling down 16 rebounds and contributing with 9 points. Jordan had a huge presence under the basket preventing easy looks at the basket for driving Spanish ball handlers. He finished with four blocks on the night. Klay Thompson has been inconsistent in the Rio Olympics but came up huge in the semifinals with 22 points to lead the team. Carmelo Anthony had an off night in the victory as he went just 2 of 11 from the field to finish with seven points. Serbia and US met in pool play with the Americans posting the 94-91 victory. US in pool play started quickly with two sound victories. Then in the final three pool games the team saw their intensity drop on the defensive end when it was apparent that they were headed to the knock out stages. The scoring was balanced for USA in their victory against Serbia as Kyrie Irving led the team with 15 points. US had a poor defensive game as they allowed the Serbians to connect on 40% from the three point line, 60% from two point range and surrendered 42 points in the paint. One of the more surprising results of the Men’s Basketball competition was the semifinal game involving Serbia and Australia. The Serbs behind an outstanding defensive effort crushed the Aussies by the score of 87-61. They held Australia to just 33.3% from the field with 4 of 31 from the three point line. The Serbs finished connecting on 53.4% from the floor to set up a rematch of the 2014 World Cup Final meeting with the Americans.

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