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How to watch Olympics women’s basketball quarterfinal round

Team USA meets Australia in the quarterfinal round while the host nation Japan takes on Belgium.

France v United States Women’s Basketball - Olympics: Day 10
Diana Taurasi of Team United States brings the ball up court against France during the first half of a Women’s Basketball Preliminary Round Group B game on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on August 02, 2021 in Saitama, Japan.
Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Women’s Olympic basketball is in the quarterfinal round with Team USA still in contention for the gold medal. The Americans will meet Australian in the first game of the knockout stage. Host country Japan will face surprise story Belgium and Spain will battle France in a matchup of medal contenders. Here’s the full schedule for the quarterfinal round.

Women’s basketball Olympics quarterfinals schedule, August 3

China vs. Serbia

Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
TV channel: USA
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Spread: China -1.5
Over/under: 146.5
Moneyline odds: China -110, Serbia -110

Both teams are evenly matched and the spread reflects that but China has been more consistent in pool play and did handle tougher opposition with Australia and Belgium. Li Yueru is the player to watch for the Chinese in this one.

Women’s basketball Olympics quarterfinals schedule, August 4

USA vs. Australia

Time: 12:40 a.m. ET
TV channel: USA
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Spread: USA -15
Over/under: 159.5
Moneyline odds: USA -1375, Australia +800

The Americans are heavily favored to continue racking up gold medals in this competition and should handle Australia with ease. They will have to be wary of Ezi Magbegor and Stephanie Talbot, but should have enough talent to coast to the semifinal round.

Belgium vs. Japan

Time: 4:20 a.m. ET
TV channel: USA
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Spread: Japan -2
Over/under: 151
Moneyline odds: Belgium +110, Japan -130

The host nation will be expected to get the job done, but Emma Meesseman has been a strong individual performer for Belgium. If Japan can slow her down, it will have a great chance to advance to the semifinal.

Spain vs. France

Time: 8:00 a.m. ET
TV channel: USA
Live stream: NBCOlympics.com
Spread: France -1
Over/under: 141
Moneyline odds: Spain -110, France -110

This game is similar to Serbia-China where the squads are evenly matched. Spain was the superior team in qualifying, so it is a bit surprising to see France as the favorite against the spread. Astou Ndour is the name to watch here.