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Australia vs Argentina Men's Olympic Basketball Tips - Boomers to book semi-final spot in Tokyo

  • Australia vs Argentina tips for Tuesday's Men's Olympic basketball quarter-final
  • The Boomers topped Group B, Argentina finished third in Group C
  • Will the Boomers book a spot in the semi-finals in Tokyo?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Patty Mills and Australia can book a spot in the semi-finals (Getty Images)
Fraser Stewart 03 Aug 2021
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Australia vs Argentina Men's Olympic Basketball Tips


The Boomers advanced through to the quarterfinals as Group B winners, coming out on top in all three group games.

Argentina advanced through to the quarterfinals by finishing in third place in Group C, behind Slovenia and Spain. Australia should be too good with Patty Mills tipped to top the points scoring.

  • The Boomers have won their last 3 games 
  • The Boomers scored the most points in Group B with 259
  • The Boomers have conceded 226 points 
  • Argentina won 1 of 3 games in the group stages

Head to Head 


The Boomers and Argentina have squared off once in the Olympics. Argentina won 85-68 in 2008. 

These two teams have already clashes this year when they met in Las Vegas in July in a warm-up game. The Australians won by three points. 

Australia Form

 
The Australians have not put a foot wrong so far at the Olympics.

They are undefeated in their three group games with wins over Italy, Germany and Nigeria. 

The Boomers defeated Germany 89-76 in their last group game which confirmed their quarter-final berth, with Patty Mills and Jock Landale scoring 24 and 18 points respectively. 

Argentina Form

 
Argentina advanced through to the quarter-finals despite only winning one game in the group stages. 

That win came in the last group match against Japan on Sunday, which gave them a chance of knockout basketball.

Argentina finished third in a tough group involving Spain and Slovenia. 

Leading into the last group match against Japan, Argentina suffered back-to-back defeats to Slovenia by 18 points and Spain by 10 points. 

Australia vs Argentina FAQs

Where can I watch the Australia vs Argentina live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the Australia vs Argentina live stream.

What time does Australia vs Argentina start?

The match is being played at Saitama Super Arena at 10.00pm AEDT on Tuesday, August 2.

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Verdict

Australia may be undefeated so far in the Olympics, but they will not be taking Argentina lightly.
 
Although Argentina finished in third place in Group C, they did score more points than second placed Spain. But the Australians should be too strong and book a semi-final spot.

Best Bet: Australia Win Match Result @-370.37 at Neds - 10 Units
Value Bet: Patty Mills Most Points @-142.86 at TAB - 2 Units

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