France seeks a miracle against USA to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s Basketball Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games. France needs a win at the Saitama Super Arena on August 2, 2021 at 12:40 AM (ET) against USA to continue on the medals path.
If Team France wins against USA that means the host country, Japan, will be left out of the next round (quarterfinals) at the 2020 Olympics. France lost their first game of the event against Japan by just four points (74-70). But the team won against Nigeria 87-62 just after Japan lost to the USA.
The women of Team USA are favorites as much as the men's team. But France is willing to do anything to win this game. France has a team made up of several veterans such as Sandrine Guda, Sarah Michel and Diandra Tchatchouang. Experience is key for these types of games.
France vs USA: Match Information
Date: Monday, 02 de Agosto del 2021.
Time: 12:40 AM (ET)
Location: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
France vs USA: Times by State in the US
ET: 12:40 AM
CT: 11:40 PM
MT: 10:40 PM
PT: 9:40 PM
France vs USA: Storylines
France knows the taste of gold. But French women barely have two gold medals. Those medals were won at the EuroBasket (2001 and 2009). The only Olympic medal was in London 2012, France lost the final and they got a silver medal.
USA has a big collection of gold medals since the 1984 Olympics. The most recent gold won by them was at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Another pair of gold medals were won at the 2018 FIBA World Cup and the 2021 FIBA AmeriCup. In total, Team USA has 22 gold medals won by the women's teams.
In the last games between France and USA, all were victories for the USA since 2006. The most recent game was an international friendly in 2018. That game was a 60-77 victory over France. USA women have not lost a basketball final for almost two decades.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free France vs USA in the U.S.
To watch this game of the Women’s Basketball Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games you just have to tune into your TV or smartphone the official channels that will broadcast this event in the United States: SA Network and NBCOlympics.com.
France vs USA: Predictions And Odds
France is the underdog for the game with +630 odds in FanDuel. France's other option is +13 spread with -115 odds. France may try to win but this game is too hard for them. USA is the favorite with -1200 odds, and -13 points to cover with -111 odds. Total points for this game is 155.5 at FanDuel.