The biggest match to date for the United States men is against Serbia who is sitting at the top of Group B with Serbia as both teams are 2-0-1. Serbia has already defeated Great Britain, Hungary and have tied Montenegro. The Hungary win was an eye opener since it snapped a 17-game Olympic winning streak for Hungary.
Serbia has looked solid in every game and they easily took care of Great Britain 21-7 which was much better than Team USA's 13-7 win. Just going by head to head comparisons, the United States has the edge since they defeated Montenegro where as Serbia tied them 11-11.
Serbia has won nearly every major tournament over the past few years. Their wins include the 2012 European champions, 2009 world championship and the 2010 and 2011 FINA World League.
and are now a favorite to win the gold, as the United States. Team USA head coach Terry Schroeder feels that Serbia is the favorite to win the Olympics:
"Serbia, I think, is the best team in the world right now," said U.S. coach Terry Schroeder "They're really well-balanced, they've got great centers, a really good outside shooter on the left side, they're going to be tough to beat."