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How to watch, what to watch for Olympics men’s soccer semifinals

Mexico, Brazil, Japan and Spain enter the semifinal stage with growing medal hopes.

Japan v Mexico: Men’s Football - Olympics: Day 2
Maya Yoshida of Team Japan looks on as he stands for the national anthem prior to the Men’s First Round Group A match between Japan and Mexico on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Stadium on July 25, 2021 in Saitama, Japan.
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The Olympic men’s soccer competition has reached the semifinal stage with pre-tournament favorites Brazil and Spain still around and favored to win the gold medal, according to DraftKings Sportsbook. Mexico and host nation Japan are also in the mix and will be hoping to spring an upset against the favorites. Here’s how the semifinal schedule looks for the men’s soccer competition.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 men’s soccer semifinals, Tuesday, August 3

Mexico vs. Brazil

Time: 4:00 a.m. ET
TV channel:
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Moneyline: Mexico +240, Draw +230, Brazil +125
Total goals: 2.5 (Over -115, Under -110)

Japan vs. Spain

Time: 7:00 a.m. ET
TV channel:
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Moneyline: Japan +255, Draw +235, Spain +115
Total goals: 2.5 (Over +110, Under-135)

Best Bet: Brazil moneyline vs. Mexico (+125)

Brazil is looking to follow up its gold medal from the Rio Games with another first-place finish in Tokyo. The group went 2-1-0 in the group stage and has not seen extra time in the Olympics so far. At + odds, this is a good value bet.

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