2021 Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs USA Betting Odds and Predictions, US win Gold Medal
USA 90 – Japan 75
Japan: Maki Takada, 17
USA: Brittney Griner, 30
USA, 37 out of 69 opportunities
Japan, 28 out of 77 opportunities
United States Women’s National Basketball team on Friday qualified for the finals of Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball finals. They defeated the Serbian side by massive 20 points. On Saturday they will be up against the host Japan for the Gold Medal Game.
The United States team dominated the entire game and were ahead of Serbia in all the 4 quarters. Britney Griner was the top performer for United States against Serbia. She had an efficiency of +21 and contributed 15 points to her teams total. Added to it she had a total of 12 rebounds in the game. Breanna Stewart was of great support to Griner as she pegged in 18 points. Sue Birds had 17 points and 4 assists in the game.
Japan on the other hand was up against France in the semi-finals. Japan had already played against France in group games and had won the game by 74-70 points. For Japan Yuki Miyazawa had highest points, 21, while Rui Machida was the most efficient player in the game. She had altogether 14 assists and 20 points in the game.
The two teams will clash for gold medal at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
2021 Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs USA Betting Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The host Japan and United States were part of same group, Group B. United States topped the group with 3 wins while Japan finished 2nd with 2 wins in 3 games. They lost their group game against USA. The two teams will once again clash but this time for Olympics Gold.
Looking at the recent form of both the teams and also considering the head-to-head stats between USA and Japan, team USA Women’s National team is predicted to win the Gold while Japan may have to settle for basketball Silver.
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2021 Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs USA Betting Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
United States Women’s National Basket team have been in top form in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. They started off with a win against Nigeria with 9 points. Las Vegas Aces’ star A’Ja Wilson was star of the match as she pegged in 19 points in the game. She had 13 rebounds and 1 assist in the game.
United States’ next challenge was host Japan, USA Women’s National Basketball team defeated Japan Women’s National Basketball team by whopping 17 points difference. A’Ja Wilson with 20 points was once again the top scorer for USA. In 3rd and final group game they defeated the French side by 93-82 points. They finished as No. 1 team in Group B.
In quarter finals, USA defeated Australia by massive 24 points and went on to play Serbia in the semi-finals. The Serbian Women National Basketball team was decimated by the United States Women’s National Basketball team in the semi-finals.
Japan finished as No. 2 team in Group B. Their only defeat in group games was against United States itself. They started their Tokyo Olympics campaign with a win against the French Women National Basketball team. In next game they lost to USA by 17 points. They were quick to bounce back as they defeated Nigeria in very next game by 102-86 points.
In quarter finals, they were up against the challenge of Belgium. They won the closely fought game by just 1 points, 86-85 and booked their spot in semi-finals against France.
2021 Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs USA Betting Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
USA and Japan have clashed against each other four times in Olympics events including the last group game.
Of four clashes, USA have won 3 and Japan have won one. The very first game between USA and Japan Women Basketball team was in Olympics 1976. Japan defeated USA by 84-71 points.
The last time the two teams met was in Tokyo Olympics 2021 when USA defeated Japan by 17 points.
In head-to-head clashes between the two teams, USA have scored at an average of 91 points per game while Japan have scored at an average of 83 points. As of now USA have maintained a rebound average of 51 while Japan have had only 25 rebounds per game against USA.
Talking about assists, USA have had 30 assists per game against Japan while Japan have had 22 assists per game against USA.
2021 Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs USA Betting Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Japan vs USA Tokyo Olympics Finals
Scheduled Date and Time: 7th August, 10:30PM EST
Where: Tokyo, Saitama Super Arena
Where to Watch: Basketball fans in USA can watch the USA vs Game live on Peacock TV. For More information on Local broadcaster, follow this link