The United States team will look to get back on track at the Olympics in a clash with Iran. After a shocking loss to France, the Americans cannot afford another slippage if they hope to reach the round of 16. Fans and bettors can catch the game at 12:40 am ET.
If you’re not in front of a TV, Peacock and NBCOlympics.com will broadcast the game live. You will need a cable subscription to access it. If you don’t have one, you can get a free trial on YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game. You can also watch on the NBC Sports mobile app.
The United States team shot poorly in the loss to France, with Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard combining to go 7-22 from the field. Jrue Holiday provided a spark on the bench, but the Americans were unable to close the game despite several good opportunities to do so. This team shouldn’t have any problems with Iran, but anything can happen at the Games.
Iran will seek to cause the biggest shock in the history of the Olympics. The Underdogs are +42 ATS according to DraftKings Sportsbook in this game. It will be a testament to Iran’s development as a basketball nation if it can keep the score close for the majority of the game.