The United States men’s basketball Dream Team is a stunning -1400 to win the 2016 Olympic Gold Medal according to the cumulative sportsbook odds. This is based on winning $100, hence a bettor has to risk $1,400 to win $100. Spain is +1000 or 10-1. The Spaniards are led by NBA players Pau Gasol, Ricky Rubio, and Jose Manuel Calderon. France is next at +1400 (14-1), but then there is a large gap with Brazil the No. 4 favorite at +2200. The experienced French have key NBA contributors Tony Parker and Boris Diaw leading the way.
Serbia, Argentina, and Lithuania lead other contenders. Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy of OffshoreInsiders.com breaks down all the odds.