Australia will come against the United States at the Shiokaze Park in Tokyo today, August 5, 2021, at 10:30 PM (ET) in the Women's Beach Volleyball Tournament Final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Here, you will find when this title decisive beach volleyball game will be played and how to watch it in the US.
This will be their sixth overall meeting. Australia duo Clancy/Artacho are the slight favorites in their head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on three occasions so far, whist the United States' duo Ross/Klineman have grabbed a triumph twice to this day.
Their most recent game was played on May 1, 2021, and the game ended in a thrilling 2-0 (11-21, 15-21) Australia victory in the Semi-Finals of the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Cancun, Mexico. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash for the third time this year, this time at the Summer Olympics.
Australia vs USA: Match Information
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 10:30 PM (ET)
Location: Shiokaze Park, Tokyo
Australia vs USA: Times by State in the US
ET: 10:30 PM
CT: 9:30 PM
MT: 8:30 PM
PT: 7:30 PM
Australia vs USA: Storylines
Australia finished the Preliminary Round in second place of Pool E with a total of five points, and only one defeat in three games. Clancy/Artacho of Australia had to beat Xue/Wang of China (2-0), Pavan/Humana-Paredes of Canada (2-1), and Kravcenoka/Graudina of Latvia (2-0) in the Knockout Stage to get to the Women's Beach Volleyball Final.
Meanwhile, the US ended up placed on top of the Pool B table with six points, with no single loss in three matches. Duo Ross/Klineman set up a meeting with Australia after overcoming Lidy/Leila of Cuba (2-0), Kozuch/Ludwig of Germany (2-0), as well as Heidrich/Verge-Depre of Switzerland with an equal final result of 2-0.
These opponents don't have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to April 27, 2019, when the Volleyroos managed to celebrate a 2-1 win in the Quarter-Finals of the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam in Xiamen, China. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see which team will take the Tokyo 2020 gold medal.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Australia vs USA in the U.S.
The 2020 Olympic Games Women's Beach Volleyball Final game between Australia and the USA, to be played today, at the Shiokaze Park in Tokyo, will be broadcasted on USA Network, NBCOlympics.com, Peacock, fuboTV in the United States.
Australia vs USA: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of the USA. DraftKings see them as the favorites to become the Olympic champions, and they have given them -205 odds. Team Australia, meanwhile, have +155 odds to cause an upset in this weekend and take the gold medal.
* Odds via DraftKings