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  • United States vs Germany tips for Friday, September 8
  • FIBA World Cup semi-final tips off at 13:40 BST at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila
  • Can the United States advance to the final?
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    United States vs Germany Predictions & Tips
  • United States vs Germany Predictions & Tips
  • Head To Head
  • United States Form
  • Germany Form

United States vs Germany Predictions & Tips

Germany are backed to cover as an underdog in the semi-finals.

The USA are expected to win, but they have been guilty of making slow starts and have been hit-or-miss against the spread.

Germany, on the other hand, have the talent to run them close and have consistently covered.

  • Germany have covered in 4 of their last 5 games
  • Germany covered in their only game as a betting underdog so far
  • The Under has hit in 3 of Germany’s 6 games at the World Cup
  • The Under has cashed in 4 of the USA’s 6 games so far

Head To Head

  • United States lead the series 3-0 since 2006
  • United States won 99-91 when the teams last met on August 20

United States Form

The United States come into this semi-final game having won five of their six FIBA World Cup game so far.

The USA overcame a slow start to beat New Zealand 99-72 in their tournament opener, but their next two first round games were much more convincing.

They booked their place in the second round group stage with a 109-81 win over Greece and a 110-62 blowout of Jordan.

The United States then beat Montenegro 85-73 in their second-round opener, but saw their streak end with a surprise 110-104 defeat to Lithuania in their final group game.

The USA responded emphatically though, dominating Italy in a 100-63 quarter-final victory.

Germany Form

Germany boast a perfect 6-0 record at the FIBA World Cup heading into this semi-final matchup.

The Germans began the tournament with an 81-63 blowout of Japan, and backed it up with an 85-82 upset of Australia.

They completed the first-round group stage with a 101-75 win against Finland, before recording two dominant wins in the second-round group stage.

Germany crushed Georgia in a 100-73 victory, and then followed that up with a 100-71 demolition of Slovenia and NBA star Luka Doncic.

Their streak then hit six-in-a-row in the quarter-finals as they battled past Latvia in an 81-79 victory.

Verdict

The USA are the better team and are fully expected to advance to the final.

However, they have not been a reliable spread best and Germany have the talent to push them, so give us the Germans and the points.

Best Bet: Germany +10.5 Spread @9/10 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Under 178.5 Total Points @9/10 at bet365 - 2 Units
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