Spain knows what to expect from this game against USA in the Men's Basketball Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games. This matchup will take place at Saitama Super Arena on August 3, 2021 at 12:40 AM (ET). Team Spain have never been able to win against Team USA at the Olympic Games. But history can change.
La Roja had a tough group round with Slovenia and Argentina. The last game of that round in Group C was a 95-87 loss to Slovenia, but the team was qualified for the quarterfinals regardless of the loss. The Spaniards' only two victories at the 2020 Olympic Games were against Argentina 81-71 and Japan 88-77.
Team USA suffered in the first game of the group stage losing to France 83-76. But things improved in the second game against Iran 120-66 and in the end the decisive victory to advance to the quarterfinals was against Czech Republic 119-84.
Spain vs USA: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, August 03, 2021.
Time: 12:40 AM (ET)
Location: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Spain vs USA: Times by State in the US
ET: 12:40 AM
CT: 11:40 PM
MT: 10:40 PM
PT: 9:40 PM
Spain vs USA: Storylines
Spain faces again a well-known foe at the Olympic Games. The record against Team USA is one of the worst between two Olympic rivals. La Roja has played 12 games against the USA, all were defeats. If Spain manages to win against the USA at the 2020 Olympic Games that would be a feat of biblical proportions.
But Team USA is rock solid. 15 gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals for the best basketball team in the history of the Olympic Games. In addition, Team USA has other twelve gold medals between the FIBA World Cup and the FIBA AmeriCup.
The last time Spain lost to the USA was in the semifinals of Rio de Janeiro 2016. Another two important defeats were in 2012 and 2008 in the finals for the gold medal. The first game between Spain and USA was in 1936, that game ended 2-0 in favor of USA after Spain forfeited.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Spain vs USA in the U.S.
This quarterfinals game of the Men’s Basketball Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games will be broadcast by: USA and NBCOlympics.com in the United States. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.
Spain vs USA: Predictions And Odds
Team USA is the favorite to win this game with -1000 odds and -12 spread with -112 odds. Spain are underdogs with +560 odds and +12 ATS with -108 at FanDuel. Team USA won their games at the 2020 Olympic Games by 10+ points on average. Totals for this game are fixed at 180 points with -110 odds.
|Spain||+560 / +12 -108|
|Totals O/U||180 -110|
|USA||-1000 / -12 -112|
* Odds via FanDuel