Japan and United States will clash on Monday, August 2, 2021, at 6:00 am (ET) at the Yokohama Stadium in Tokyo for their series opener of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about this game.
The United States enter this game after dominating Israel in the first game and then upsetting the Republic of Korea in the second. Even though some didn't trust them to get the job done, they've been lights out thus far.
Both teams are expected to pursue a spot on the podium and this could be their toughest matchup of the competition. So, even if Japan is at home and is the better team, it's not easy to predict what's going to happen.
Japan vs United States: Match Information
Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
Time: 6:00 am (ET)
Location: Yokohama Stadium
Japan vs United States: Storylines
The United States team is full of has-beens and young players trying to prove their worth. Yet, that combination of veteran leadership and hunger to prove their worth has been lethal thus far for them.
Then again, they're going against the clear-cut favorite to take home the gold medal in Japan. But given the way this team has performed over the first two games vs. Israel and South Korea, you have to like their chances.
How Can I Watch Or Live Stream Japan vs United States For Free In The U.S?
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics baseball game between Japan and United States to be played on August 2 at the Yokohama Stadium in Tokyo will be broadcasted in the United States by CNBC, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports app, and fuboTV.
Japan vs United States: Predictions And Odds
Even though oddsmakers have yet to reveal the odds for this matchup, we expect them to favor Japan
* Odds TBD