The Basketball World Championship kicks off on August 25 as the United States seek redemption following their 2019 defeat. Italy will be there, too, on a hard hunt for the first world championship medal in history.
Basketball World Cup: United States favorites
The nineteenth edition of the Basketball World Cup will take place from August 25 to September 10, 2023. Qualified national teams 32, but eyes on team USAis after a mandatory ransom after the ransom 4 years ago. In fact, in 2019, the United States reached the quarterfinals to finish in seventh place, the worst result ever.
In SNAI* odds for the FIBA World Cup (this is the official name of the event since 2014), see United States clears favorites with 1.85. And there is absolutely no shortage of alternatives, and there are great champions: first of all, Slovenia and Luka Doncic and Greece and Giannis Antetokoumpo, who appeared as surprises in 12 and 25 respectively.
According to betting companies, Canada’s first alternative to the USAThe name given to the 7 with a valuable roster led by talented OKC Thunder quarterback Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. There’s also an always toxic team like Rudy Gobert’s France that can’t trust the new phenomenon Victor Wembanyama. but still rated 8.
Italy’s surprises and luck
Italy? Even without Danilo Gallinari, returning from the breakup of the crusade, coach Gianmarco Pozzecco can count on a mixed group of talents and experience with various Fontecchio, Melli, Polonara and Spissu to support Gigi Datome in her latest career outlook. Posted in Angola, Philippines and Dominican Republic with Group AItaly shouldn’t have any trouble passing the group.
Group A’s win over Italy was awarded at 1.55 by SNAI. The problems, if any, will come from the quarterfinals. bookies Doubtful about Italy’s chances of victoryGiven at 25. All in all, our best ever result in the basketball World Cup is 4th place, won twice, but the last time, in 1978.
There are a few more accredited competitors, starting with: reigning champions of Spain both in Europe and around the world. Red furious teams, always coached by Italian Sergio Scariolo, without big stars but always very strong and awarded 10. Australia is offered at the same rate, fourth in 2019 and still very respectable thanks to a variety of current or past players. NBA
*Offers are subject to change