Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions
Japan have booked their meeting against France in the second of the two semifinal clashes in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball Tournament. The match is scheduled to be played at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo on Friday, 6th August at 7:00 a.m. EST. France got the better of Spain 67-64 in the quarter-final while Japan dominated Belgium 86-85 to reach the semi-finals.
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Preview
Japan will enter the game with a tremendous offensive record under their belt. They are the second-highest scoring team in the tournament and are only trailing to the United States. Japan averages 82.8 points per game. Japan are leading in the 3-point scoring department as they have a success rate of 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and have more attempts (34.3 per game) in comparison to any other side in the tournament. Maki Takada has been the ‘MVP’ for Japan so far in the league. She is averaging 12.8 assists per game with an average of 14.8 points per game on 64 percent shooting. Saki Hayashi is averaging 14.0 points per outing.
The French team has been very unpredictable in the tournament so far. They, somehow, managed a close win against Spain in the quarter-finals. The French side looks more synced in Tokyo compared to their previous tournament. France are brilliant in the defence with an average of 8.8 steals per game, which puts them in the top-three category of the tournament. France are a sound time offensively with four of their players averaging in double figures.
Sandrine Gruda averages 12.5 points per game and has a 60 per cent shooting rate from the floor. Gruda is bagging 7.0 caroms per game. Gabby Williams has also been crucial for the French side picking up 10.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and a stunning 3.3 steals per game.
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Match Odds
- Moneyline: JPN: (+136) | FRA: (-174)
- Spread: JPN: +3.5 (-115) | FRA: -3.5 (-111)
- Total: 148.5 – Over: (-113) | Under: (-113)
- Odds to Win Gold Medal: JPN: (+3500) | FRA: (+600)
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Match Predictions
Both the teams have been strong in the competition so far. The clash has the potential to swing in any direction. However, the odds have kept France as the favourites to win the game. However, Japan won 74-70 against France in their group stage game.
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Form in the tournament
Japan in Tokyo Olympics
- Japan 74-70 France
- United States 86-69 Japan
- Japan 102-83 Nigeria
- Japan 86-85 Belgium
France in Tokyo Olympics
- Japan 74-70 France
- France 87-62 Nigeria
- United States 93-83 France
- France 67-64 Spain
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Stats to remember
- Japan won against Belgium, 86-85, in the quarterfinals of Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, August 4.
- France won against Spain, 67-64, in the quarterfinals of Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, August 4.
- Japan are 3-1 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
- France are 2-2 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: Japan vs France Women Basketball Odds And Predictions- Match Details
- Competition: 2020 Olympic Women’s Basketball Game — Semifinals
- Match: Japan vs. France
- Date: Friday, August 6, 2021
- Time: 7:00 a.m. EST