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Spread Pick: ArgentinaAway with handicap +2 at 1.90
Over/Under: Over 163.5 at 1.90 Bet Now!

12/08/2016 02:30 BST – Lithuania v Argentina – Betting Tips

Rio 2016 Betting Tips - Lithuania v ArgentinaSecond plays first in this game and with both teams having maximum points after two games in Group B, something will have to give in this one. Argentina may not have the support of most fans in Brazil but they are a South American team and they should feel comfortable playing in Rio this summer. Lithuania may be feeling slightly out of place but they can be sure of a warm welcome and plenty of backing from the Brazilian fans in this game. All of these factors ensure that this should be a game that has plenty to look out for.

A 9 point margin of victory over Nigeria may not be the most convincing of victories at the 2016 Olympic Games, but it was more than enough to ensure Lithuania continued on their winning way. The top man for points scoring in this game was Jonas Mačiulis, who delivered 21 points in the triumph.

A 90-82 win over Croatia was enough for Argentina to enjoy a second win of the tournament and Luis Scola was instrumental in the triumph. Scola picked up 23 points and 9 rebounds in this game and if he is able to deliver that sort of performance again against Lithuania, the Argentineans are likely to have a great night.

Lithuania vs Argentina (81-73)
TipsterTip-offHome TeamAway TeamO/UOddsFree TipSportsbook
Olympics 2016 - Men tip locked in at 10/08 20:30 (Spread Result: 81-75, Totals: 154)
giorgio12/08 02:30LithuaniaLithuania ArgentinaArgentina 163.51.90Over 163.5 
SPREAD   +2 1.90Argentina 
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Spain have to get their act together

This has all the makings of a tight game and taking Argentina, at +2, at odds of 1.90, is likely to be a sensible option. For the Over/Under market, look to go OVER 163.5, at odds of 1.90 as both teams should push each other on in what will hopefully be an exciting match. Bet Now!

The Race to 20 Points bet is pretty close as well, Lithuania are available at odds of 1.74 while Argentina can be backed at odds of 1.95. For those tipping a Lithuania first-half and Argentina second-half outcome, you’ll find odds of 7.00 available.

With respect to the player performance bets on offer, there are a couple of wagers that catch the eye. Backing Luis Scola to grab at least 19 points is on offer at odds of 1.90 and if you are looking to bet on Jonas Mačiulis, bet on him to grab 12 or more points at odds of 2.20 in this game.

The game starts at 0230 BST on Friday 12th of August.

Rio 2016 Basketball Betting Tips