Senegal v Benin Betting Tips: 1 AH-1, 2019-07-10

International Football Tips

SENEGAL v BENIN
Africa Cup of Nations
Wednesday 10th July 2019
Kickoff: 1800hrs
Pick: Senegal AH-1
Bookmaker: Bet Victor
Odds: 1.84 (odds taken at 04:27 GMT, 10 July 2019)

The first of the quarter-final ties of the Africa Cup of Nations will be played out on Wednesday night in Egypt as Senegal take on Benin as the betting tips continue at the 30 June Air Defence Stadium.

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Senegal Prediction – Can Senegal continue march to finals?

Senegal collected back-to-back wins in the Africa Cup of Nations last time out with a 1-0 victory over Uganda in the round of 16.

They’d earlier finished in 2nd spot in Group C having been edged out of top spot by group winners, Algeria.

A 2-0 win over Tanzania got Senegal’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign off to a flying start, but they then suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to rivals, Algeria.

However, a resounding 3-0 win over 3rd placed Kenya in their final match of the group stages was enough for Senegal to seal 2nd place.

Results overall for Senegal have produced a very promising return as they’ve collected 9 wins from their last 10 matches in all competitions.

Within this impressive 10-match sequence, Senegal have kept an equally impressive total of 8 clean sheets as well.

It’s been this solid defensive foundation upon which Senegal look to launch a serious assault on winning this year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is the one to watch for Senegal tonight.

 

Senegal v Benin Both teams to score
Yes2.75
No1.40

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Benin Prediction – Can Benin cause a shock?

After finishing in 3rd spot in Group F, Benin have surpassed all expectations as they prepare for their quarter-final clash with Senegal.

Benin remained unbeaten throughout the group stages as they were involved in 3 draws with Ghana, Guinea-Bissau and Cameroon respectively.

They progressed to the knockout stages of this competition by courtesy of being among one of the best 3rd place finishers.

A penalty shoot-out win over Morocco in the round of 16 after the scores were still level after 90 minutes, secured their spot in these quarter-finals.

However, the fact remains that Benin have still yet to register a win during normal time in these Africa Cup of Nations, and a lack of goals could be their undoing.

Whilst 3 goals in 4 matches isn’t a complete disaster, they now face a Senegal side who possess a very solid defensive unit.

Although Benin bring a 7-match unbeaten run into this last eight clash with Senegal, they’ve lost their last 3 meetings on the trot against Wednesday night’s opponents.

 

Key-Facts – Senegal v Benin

  • Benin bring a 7-match unbeaten run into this clash against Senegal
  • Senegal have won 9 of their last 10 matches overall in all competitions
  • Senegal have kept an equally impressive total of 8 clean sheets in these last 10

 

Betting Tips Verdict

Benin have exceeded all expectations but they could be heading for a fourth straight defeat to Senegal here.


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