Algeria v Guinea Predictions & Betting Odds – 7th July 2019

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Algeria v Guinea Betting Tips – Africa Cup of Nations, 7th July 8.00pm

Algeria put together an impressive group stage campaign with three wins from three and not conceding along the way. The reward for that group win is a round of sixteen tie against one of the best third-place finishers, Guinea. The winner of the tie faces either Mali or the Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals. Read our predictions for Algeria v Guinea.

Algeria v Guinea Betting Odds*

Algeria 8/11
Draw 11/5
Guinea 19/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on July 4th, 2019 at 5:13 p.m.)

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Algeria News and Form

Algeria comfortably came through their group stage challenge. It started with a 2-0 win for them over Kenya. Following that was a 1-0 win over Senegal in their toughest group stage game, before rounding off with a comfortable win over Tanzania. In those three matches Algeria produced six unanswered goals, so are moving along well. Adam Ounas is their top scorer from the first stage with two goals. Former Leicester City players Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani have both netted a goal each.

Total Corners Under 7.5 Goals
3/1

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It is a four-match winning streak that Algeria are currently running on at the moment. They have not lost any of their last nine, taking a win in seven of those nine. Looking back just a little bit further the Desert Foxes have suffered just one defeat in their last twelve fixtures. So they are one of the stronger teams in the tournament. They have earned a clean sheet in four of their last six games. They have scored in each of their last nine. This looks to be a favourable draw for them.

Algeria v Guinea Head to Head

Algeria beat Guinea 2-1 in June 2017 in a friendly.
Guinea are W2 D2 L1 in their five previous games against Algeria
Guinea have only failed to score in one of their previous five against Algeria
The last two meetings have both gone over 2.5 goals

 

Key-Facts – Algeria v Guinea

  • Algeria scored 6 unanswered goals in the group stage
  • Guinea have won one of their last nine games
  • There has been a clean sheet for Guinea in one of their last six

 

Guinea News and Form

Guinea had little from behind them heading into the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. That has pretty much followed in the tournament. They took a draw in their opening game against Madagascar, and then narrowly lost out to Nigeria. Guinea then rounded off with a 2-0 win over Burundi which gave them a good enough tally to get through to the next stage of the competition. The victory over Burundi snapped a long eight-match winless streak of form that they had been on (D4 L4).

Guinea have scored in three of their last four games now, so that is some kind of positive that they can take with them into this fixture. Their clean sheet in their success over Burundi is their only one in their last six. Guinea failed to qualify for the 2017 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations but they have been to the quarterfinals in four of their last five appearances in the tournament. They need a huge performance here to break through the challenge of Algeria.

Algeria v Guinea Tips & Odds

Algeria to win & both teams to score at 5/1
1 Goal Winning Margin – Algeria at 11/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on July 4th, 2019 at 5:13 p.m.)

Algeria v Guinea Predictions

Algeria to win: We don’t see Algeria failing to get through this tie. They are one of the strongest teams at the tournament and will be fairly happy with this draw. Given the head to head history, it may be worth a flutter on Algeria to win & both teams to score.


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