Copa Africa predictions today – 05/07/2019

Copa Africa

The action in Africa continues with the stage of 16 and there are 2 Copa Africa tips to consider today.

Morocco – Benin

Morocco was one of the 3 teams that qualified with an 100% record in the group stage. They cruised through beating Namibia, Ivory Coast and South Africa all by 1-0 and are now considered as 4th favorites to win the trophy. Morocco has 5 consecutive wins against Benin, scoring 19 and receiving just 2 goals. Rotating some of the regular players could prove key for a fresh team appearance and victory tonight.

Benin should be happy to reach the last 16. Anything further this success will have everyone’s expectations exceeded. They will fight for sure having built up on their psychology since they did not lose any of their group matches (3/3 draws). Huddersfield’s star Steve Mounie is suspended which is a massive blow for manager Michel Dussuyer.

Morocco has proved extremely strong defensively and have already scored 3 professional victories. However, this is a knock out game and they have to up their game a bit more, so a 2-0 looks more possible. I’ll go with the 2-3 goals to cover the possibility of a surprise fight and a 1-1 draw.

bullet Tip: 2-3 goals at 2.05 with bet365
(Price correct at 05/07/2019, 11:05 CET)

Uganda – Senegal

Uganda won (2-0, Congo DR), drew (1-1, Zimbabwe) and lost (0-2, Egypt) already in the tournament and were runners up in the group stage. They now have to face one of the strongest teams confirming their improvement as a team during the past years. All 6 of their previous games ended with Under 2.5 goals.

Senegal is the 2ond favorite to win the Cup of Nations. They only lost to Algeria (0-1) in the group stage finishing behind them. In their other two matches they dominated the game versus Tanzania (2-0) and Kenya (3-0). Unbeaten in 5 against Uganda (2-3-0) they have the experience to reach the quarter-finals.

That defeat to Algeria might prove helpful to Senegal that can come out more serious and show their difference of quality to Uganda. With performances similar to the matches they won, they could score 2 or more goals in the game. So, I used the Bet Builder to make my own bet.

bullet Tip: 2 & Over 1.5 goals at 2.05 with bet365
(Price correct at 05/07/2019, 11:05 CET)