Our Olympics experts are on a roll, and much like gymnastics, swimming and fencing, there’s not a chance we know anything about Greco-Roman wrestling and won’t pretend to.
But Zach Anderson, a former wrestler who’s been betting on the Olympics since the 2000 Games in Sydney, agreed to provide us with some of his much-needed insight.
The U.S. men’s basketball team is the overwhelming No. 1 in the world. Tunisia is 32nd, behind countries like Israel, Panama and Iran. Team USA has 12 All-Stars and several future Hall of Famers on its roster. Tunisia has zero pros.
Can we go ahead and credit gambling for adding intrigue to an otherwise unwatchable matchup?