Brazil 2016: Men’s Basketball QFs

Rio Olympics 2016 basketball betting odds preview


Brazil 2016: Men’s Basketball Quarter Finals

Thursday, 12am
Australia v Lithuania: 
Australia -4 ($1.90)
The Boomers have enjoyed a great tournament with four strong wins and a big showing against the USA. Lithuania started the tournament in fine style but a 50-point loss to Spain has shaken them. With Lithuania having conceded more points than any team to reach the quarters-finals, they are vulnerable to Australia’s high-powered and varied offense.

Thursday, 3.30am
Spain v France: 
Spain -4.5 ($1.90)
Spain were major disappointments over the opening couple of matches but have been dominant in their last two against Lithuania and Argentina. France are better but are an aging side that lacks the depth of Spain. Pau Gasol is playing some excellent baskebtall.

Thursday, 7.45am
USA v Argentina: 
USA -22.5 ($1.90)
The USA have covered just one game all tournament but they are now under some real pressure and should be able to exploit a veteran Argentine team that has not impressed at all in Rio.

Thursday, 11.15am
Croatia v Serbia: 
Serbia -5.5 ($1.90)
What a rivalry! Croatia somehow topped Group B but they are an inferior team to their Serbian rivals. Serbia might be the second best team in the tournament and have the size to win this.

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