Mexico won't get another gold medal, but it wants something to show for its efforts at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when it faces host Japan in Friday's men's soccer bronze-medal match. Japan had hoped its brick-wall defense would put it in line for gold, but both teams came up just short.What time is the Mexico vs Japan bronze medal match?
The bronze medal match of the Summer Olympics Men’s Soccer Tournament will be played Friday morning between Mexico and Japan. Kickoff at Saitama Stadium will be at 5 a.m. ET. Below, we preview the Mexico vs. Japan odds and lines, and make our best Summer Olympics bets, picks and predictions.What is Japan doing in the Olympics men's soccer?
Japan is the only team in the Olympic Games men's soccer tournament with six points through two matches. The host nation moved to the top of Group A with a 2-1 win over Mexico, putting itself in solid position to move on to the final eight of the competition.What are the odds of Japan vs Mexico soccer match?
That was after having won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 a.m. ET. Mexico is listed as the +140 (risk $100 to win $140) favorite on the 90-minute money line, while Japan is +175 and a draw would return +220 in the latest Japan vs. Mexico odds at William Hill Sportsbook.