The USA basketball team returns to action shortly after midnight on the east coast when they take on Australia in the semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics. The winner will advance to the gold medal game where they will take on the winner of Slovenia vs. France which takes place hours later.
Entering Thursday’s game, the United States is a strong 12.5-point favorite over the Australians with the over/under set for 181.5 total points.
How can you tune in to the early morning action online?
All of the information you need to watch the semifinal match can be seen below.
USA vs Australia Viewing Details
Date: Thursday, August 5
Time: 12:15 A.M. EST
Location: Ibaraki Kashima Stadium in Kashima, Japan
TV Channel: NBC, Peacock, NBCOlympics.com
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live
Betting Odds: United States -12.5 | O/U: 181.5
How To Live Stream USA vs Australia Online
Your best bet for watching the semifinal via a live stream is NBC Sports Live Extra. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can live stream the English Premier League online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive a full seven days free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes NBC and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within a week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
Please note: NBC on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in: Dallas-Ft. Worth, Chicago, Hartford-New Haven, L.A., Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Washington, D.C.
Watch USA vs Australia On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch today’s event on your TV or computer, NBC has you covered with their NBC Sports app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, or the Windows Store.
You can also watch the game on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.
DIRECTV also has a DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch the English Premier League for free if you sign up for the seven-day trial and cancel it before the trial period ends.