USA favored by 55 points over Tunisia

The United States men's basketball team won its first game of the Olympics by a 98-71 score over France on Sunday, and if the oddsmakers are correct they'll be an even bigger winner on Tuesday as they take on Tunisia.

The Americans are favored by a whopping 55 points at Bovada in their game against Tunisia on Tuesday. Tunisia was edged 60-56 by Nigeria in their first game of the tournament on the weekend.

Kevin Durant (22 points), Kevin Love (14 points), and Kobe Bryant (10 points) were the only Americans with double-digit totals against France as the team spread the scoring around; all 12 players had at least a single point for the United States that day.

Tunisia got a team-high 18 points from shooting guard Amine Rzig in their loss to Nigeria on Sunday.

In other action on the hardwood in London on Tuesday it'll be China vs. Russia (-16.5), Australia vs. Spain (-12.5), Nigeria vs. Lithuania (-9), Great Britain vs. Brazil (-12), and France vs. Argentina (-5.5).

The United States, Argentina, and Nigeria are all 1-0 atop the Group A standings heading into Tuesday's slate, with Russia, Spain, and Brazil all holding down 1-0 records over in Group B.

Olympic Men's Basketball @ London, England
Tuesday's games with posted Bovada odds

China vs. Russia -16.5
Australia vs. Spain -12.5
Nigeria vs. Lithuania -9
Great Britain vs. Brazil -12
France vs. Argentina -5.5
Tunisia vs. United States -55

 

Tunisia vs USA Props

                          
Total Points - LeBron James (USA)                             
Must play for action.                            
Over 17 (-120)o                
Under (-120)u                
Total Assists - LeBron James (USA)                             
Must play for action.                            
Over 4½ (-120)o                
Under (-120)u                
Total Points - Kevin Durant (USA)                             
Must play for action.                            
Over 17 (-120)o                
Under (-120)u                
Total Points - Kobe Bryant (USA)                             
Must play for action.                            
Over 13½ (-120)o                
Under (-120)u                
Total Points - Carmelo Anthony (USA)                             
Must play for action.                            
Over 13½ (-120)o                
Under (-120)u                
Who will record more points in the game?                             
Both must play for action.                            
LeBron James (USA) -120                    
Kevin Durant (USA) -120                    
Who will record more points in the game?                             
Both must play for action.                            
Kobe Bryant (USA) -120                   

Carmelo Anthony (USA) -120                   

Men's Basketball - Gold Medal Odds at Bovada

USA 1/12
Spain 13/2
Argentina 25/1
Russia 30/1
France 33/1
Brazil 40/1
Lithuania 66/1
Australia 200/1
Great Britain 250/1
China 500/1
Nigeria 500/1
Tunisia 2000/1

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