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Africa Cup of Nations Predictions and Tips

Last updated May. 21, 2024
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Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations is an exciting way to add some extra thrill to your sports watching experience. This tournament is where Africa's top football teams battle it out, making it a prime event for both fans and bettors. At Betzoid, we've got the inside scoop to help you make smarter bets.

Football in Africa is full of surprises and intense emotions. That's what makes betting on these games so intriguing. I remember one time when I placed a bet on an underdog team, and they actually won! It was unexpected, but it taught me the importance of always being prepared and doing my homework.

To boost your chances of winning, it’s crucial to understand the dynamics of the game and the teams involved. Here are some strategies and tips to consider:

  • Study team forms: Look at how the teams have performed in their recent games. This can give you insights into their current form and potential performance.
  • Consider player availability: Injuries or suspensions can affect a team's chances drastically. Always check the latest team news.
  • Understand the stakes: Some matches might be more crucial than others, affecting how teams play. A game between rivals or a decider for qualification can be particularly intense.

It's also vital to choose the right betting site. On Betzoid, we've reviewed and listed top betting sites that are trustworthy and offer great odds. Making informed bets increases your chances of a rewarding experience.

Avoid common pitfalls like emotional betting or chasing losses. Instead, focus on making informed decisions based on data and trends. Remember, every bet doesn’t have to be a win as long as you’re learning and improving your strategy.

Whether you’re betting on today's games, planning for tomorrow, or eyeing the weekend matches, staying updated with the latest information and predictions is key. Check out Betzoid regularly for updates and expert betting tips to keep you ahead in the game.

Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations can be a fun and potentially profitable experience. With the right approach and a bit of luck, you could enjoy the games even more. Happy betting!

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Exploring the History of the Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) started back in 1957, created by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to bring African nations together through football. The first tournament was in Sudan with just three teams: Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia. Egypt won, kicking off what would become a major sporting event in Africa.

Over the years, AFCON grew in size and popularity. By 1968, it featured eight teams. It became a stage for countries like Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana to demonstrate their football skills, with each edition bringing more teams and fans. By 1992, the tournament expanded to 12 teams and added a quarter-final stage. In 1996, it grew to 16 teams, and by 2017, to 24 teams. The switch to a summer schedule in 2019 was a strategic move to avoid overlapping with major European leagues, making it easier for top African players to participate.

Why You Should Consider Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations

Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations is a smart choice for several reasons. From my experience writing for Betzoid and engaging with various betting communities, I've noticed that AFCON is often overlooked compared to European leagues, which means there are unique opportunities for those who do their homework.

  • Unpredictability: AFCON games are often full of surprises, which can lead to higher odds and bigger potential payouts.
  • Strong Teams: With powerhouse teams like Nigeria's Super Eagles and Cameroon's Indomitable Lions, the matches are competitive and thrilling.
  • Biannual Event: Since the tournament happens every two years, it offers regular betting opportunities.
  • Lesser-Known: AFCON isn't as globally popular as some other tournaments, so there's a chance to leverage lesser-known information for better bets.

Whether you're a seasoned bettor or just starting, the Africa Cup of Nations offers a vibrant and potentially rewarding betting landscape. Taking a chance on AFCON could prove to be a lucrative decision. Dive into the excitement and maybe you’ll find betting on this tournament to be a rewarding experience!

How Betzoid Perfects Predictions for the Africa Cup of Nations

With the Africa Cup of Nations just around the corner, the excitement for the tournament and betting on its outcomes is growing. At Betzoid, our expert team works hard to offer you top-notch predictions. Here's a peek into our process:

  • Deep Research: We start by analyzing team statistics, previous performances, and historical data.
  • Current Team Form: We look at recent matches, wins, and losses to gauge how teams are shaping up.
  • Player Analysis: We check on player fitness, recent game performance, and injury updates.
  • Tournament Dynamics: Factors like location, weather, and crowd influence are also considered.

After collecting this data, we use our specialized algorithm to craft precise predictions. Remember, surprises can happen in football, but our goal is to help you make well-informed betting choices. Keep an eye on Betzoid as the tournament approaches for reliable insights.

Win Big at the Africa Cup of Nations with Betzoid's Betting Tips

Transform your bets into victories during the Africa Cup of Nations. Our tips cover everything from Cairo to Cape Town, offering a deep dive into one of Africa's top football events. Knowing about team forms, past performances, and the tournament setup can greatly boost your betting success.

Knowledge truly is power in betting. Our detailed analysis of team strengths and weaknesses, along with tournament dynamics, prepares you to place strategic bets. Whether it's the group stages or the intense finals, our expert guidance is designed to turn your predictions into profits. Dive into AFCON betting with Betzoid and gain an advantage over the competition.

Africa Cup of Nations Table

Stats
Team Played Win Draw Loss GF/GA Points
A
1 Equatorial Guinea 3 2 1 0 9/3 7
2 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 3/1 7
3 Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 2/5 3
4 Guinea-Bissau 3 0 0 3 2/7 0
B
1 Cape Verde Islands 3 2 1 0 7/3 7
2 Egypt 3 0 3 0 6/6 3
3 Ghana 3 0 2 1 5/6 2
4 Mozambique 3 0 2 1 4/7 2
C
1 Senegal 3 3 0 0 8/1 9
2 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 5/6 4
3 Guinea 3 1 1 1 2/3 4
4 Gambia 3 0 0 3 2/7 0
D
1 Angola 3 2 1 0 6/3 7
2 Burkina Faso 3 1 1 1 3/4 4
3 Mauritania 3 1 0 2 3/4 3
4 Algeria 3 0 2 1 3/4 2
E
1 Mali 3 1 2 0 3/1 5
2 South Africa 3 1 1 1 4/2 4
3 Namibia 3 1 1 1 1/4 4
4 Tunisia 3 0 2 1 1/2 2
F
1 Morocco 3 2 1 0 5/1 7
2 Congo DR 3 0 3 0 2/2 3
3 Zambia 3 0 2 1 2/3 2
4 Tanzania 3 0 2 1 1/4 2

Africa Cup of Nations Betting Strategies

Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) can be thrilling, especially with the right strategies. This tournament is known for its fierce competition as it features the best football teams from across Africa. Here at Betzoid, I've had my fair share of ups and downs betting on the AFCON, and I'll share some tips that can help you place smarter bets.

  • Know the teams: Get to know the teams, their strengths, weaknesses, recent performances, and their history in the AFCON tournament.
  • Check the venue: The location of the games can hugely affect outcomes. Consider factors like climate and whether teams are playing at home.
  • Player conditions: The performance of key players is crucial. Watch out for injuries or suspensions that might impact the games.
  • Stay informed: Keep up with the latest news about the teams and any last-minute changes that could affect their performance.
  • Value bets: Look for betting opportunities where the odds seem favorable compared to your own predictions.

Remember, disciplined and patient betting, combined with smart bankroll management, is key to enjoying and profiting from your AFCON betting experience.

Popular Africa Cup of Nations Betting Options

AFCON offers a range of betting options that cater to different preferences. These options provide exciting ways to engage with the games, whether you're a seasoned bettor or just starting out.

  • Correct Score Betting: This involves predicting the exact final score of a game. It's challenging but can yield high rewards.
  • Fixtures Betting: Here, you bet on the outcome of specific matches, whether a team wins, loses, or draws.
  • Moneyline Betting: In this straightforward approach, you simply pick which team will win a particular match.
  • Spread Betting: This option involves betting on the goal difference by which a team will win or lose.
  • Over/Under Betting: Predict if the total goals in a match will be over or under a bookmaker's specified number. This option doesn't require picking a winner.

These betting types not only add depth to the tournament but also allow you to apply your knowledge and analysis to make informed bets. Whatever your betting style, AFCON has something to offer.

Africa Cup of Nations Players stats

Goals
Player Club Goals Assists Penalties Matches
1 Emilio Nsue Equatorial Guinea 5 0 0 4
2 Mostafa Mohamed Egypt 4 0 1 4
3 Gelson Dala Angola 4 1 0 5
4 Bertrand Traore Burkina Faso 3 0 3 4
5 Mabululu Angola 3 0 1 5
6 Lassine Sinayoko Mali 3 0 0 5
7 William Troost-Ekong Nigeria 3 0 2 6
8 Mohamed Bayo Guinea 3 0 1 5
9 Ademola Lookman Nigeria 3 1 0 7
10 Baghdad Bounedjah Algeria 3 0 0 3
11 Ryan Isaac Mendes da Graca Cape Verde Islands 2 1 1 5
12 Habib Diallo Senegal 2 0 0 4
13 Yoane Wissa Congo DR 2 0 1 7
14 Sebastian Haller Ivory Coast 2 0 0 4
15 Franck Kessie Ivory Coast 2 1 1 7
16 Teboho Mokoena South Africa 2 1 1 7
17 Jordan Ayew Ghana 2 1 2 3
18 Mohammed Kudus Ghana 2 0 0 2
19 Lamine Camara Senegal 2 0 0 3
20 Themba Zwane South Africa 2 1 0 7
21 Arthur Masuaku Congo DR 1 1 0 6
22 Chancel Mbemba Congo DR 1 0 0 7
23 Mechak Elia Congo DR 1 1 0 7
24 Evidence Makgopa South Africa 1 1 0 7
25 Nene Dorgeles Mali 1 0 0 4
26 Simon Adingra Ivory Coast 1 2 0 5
27 Oumar Diakite Ivory Coast 1 0 0 5
28 Seko Fofana Ivory Coast 1 1 0 7
29 Iban Salvador Equatorial Guinea 1 0 0 4
30 Ze Turbo Guinea-Bissau 1 0 0 3
31 Pablo Ganet Equatorial Guinea 1 1 0 4
32 Victor Osimhen Nigeria 1 1 0 7
33 Jannick Buyla Equatorial Guinea 1 0 0 4
34 Josete Miranda Equatorial Guinea 1 0 0 2
35 Jean-Philippe Krasso Ivory Coast 1 0 0 6
36 Bebe Cape Verde Islands 1 0 0 4
37 Mohamed Salah Egypt 1 1 1 2
38 Clesio Bauque Mozambique 1 0 0 1
39 Garry Rodrigues Cape Verde Islands 1 0 0 5
40 Alexander Djiku Ghana 1 0 0 3
41 Mahmoud Trezeguet Egypt 1 2 0 4
42 Witiness Quembo Mozambique 1 0 0 3
43 Jamiro Monteiro Cape Verde Islands 1 0 0 5
44 Reinildo Mandava Mozambique 1 0 0 3
45 Omar Marmoush Egypt 1 0 0 4
46 Kevin Pina Cape Verde Islands 1 0 0 5
47 Bryan Teixeira Cape Verde Islands 1 0 0 2
48 Geny Catamo Mozambique 1 1 1 2
49 Gilson Tavares Cape Verde Islands 1 1 0 5
50 Jean-Charles Castelletto Cameroon 1 0 0 4
51 Karl Toko Ekambi Cameroon 1 0 0 3
52 Sadio Mane Senegal 1 3 0 4
53 Abdoulaye Seck Senegal 1 0 0 2
54 Ismaila Sarr Senegal 1 2 0 4
55 Pape Gueye Senegal 1 0 0 3
56 Ablie Jallow Gambia 1 0 0 2
57 Aguibou Camara Guinea 1 0 0 5
58 Christopher Wooh Cameroon 1 0 0 4
59 Ebrima Colley Gambia 1 0 0 2
60 Iliman Ndiaye Senegal 1 1 0 4
61 Frank Magri Cameroon 1 0 0 4
62 Aboubakary Koita Mauritania 1 0 0 4
63 Mohamed Konate Burkina Faso 1 0 0 3
64 Yali Dellahi Mauritania 1 0 0 2
65 Ambrosini António Cabaça Angola 1 0 0 5
66 Sidi Amar Mauritania 1 0 0 4
67 Gilberto Angola 1 0 0 4
68 Deon Hotto Namibia 1 0 0 4
69 Hamari Traore Mali 1 1 0 5
70 Hamza Rafia Tunisia 1 0 0 2
71 Percy Tau South Africa 1 0 1 6
72 Thapelo Maseko South Africa 1 0 0 5
73 Romain Saiss Morocco 1 0 0 3
74 Simon Msuva Tanzania 1 0 0 3
75 Hakim Ziyech Morocco 1 0 0 3
76 Patson Daka Zambia 1 1 0 3
77 Achraf Hakimi Morocco 1 1 0 4
78 Youssef En-Nesyri Morocco 1 0 0 3
79 Silas Katompa Mvumpa Congo DR 1 0 0 7
80 Kings Kangwa Zambia 1 0 0 3
81 Azzedine Ounahi Morocco 1 0 0 4
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Cards
Player Team Matches Minutes Red Yellow
1 Grant Kekana South Africa 5 505 1 1
2 Neblu Angola 4 287 1 1
3 Federico Bikoro Equatorial Guinea 4 325 1 1
4 Sofyan Amrabat Morocco 4 360 1 1
5 Francois Kamano Guinea 3 56 1 0
6 Ebou Adams Gambia 1 45 1 0
7 Lubeni Haukongo Namibia 4 310 1 0
8 Odilon Kossounou Ivory Coast 3 252 1 0
9 Mohamed Hamdy Egypt 4 277 1 0
10 Oumar Diakite Ivory Coast 5 225 1 0
11 Rodrick Kabwe Zambia 2 134 1 0
12 Novatus Miroshi Tanzania 2 160 1 0
13 Christian Kouame Ivory Coast 4 216 0 3
14 Serge Aurier Ivory Coast 5 347 0 3
15 Mothobi Mvala South Africa 6 600 0 2
16 Facinet Conte Guinea 4 156 0 2
17 Stanley Nwabali Nigeria 7 650 0 2
18 Abdoul Fessal Tapsoba Burkina Faso 4 188 0 2
19 Kevin Pina Cape Verde Islands 5 410 0 2
20 Calvin Bassey Nigeria 7 577 0 2
21 Evan N Dicka Ivory Coast 7 690 0 2
22 Ola Aina Nigeria 7 653 0 2
23 Lamine Camara Senegal 3 267 0 2
24 Frank Onyeka Nigeria 7 609 0 2
25 Chancel Mbemba Congo DR 7 660 0 2
26 Mohamed Konate Burkina Faso 3 239 0 2
27 Julian Jeanvier Guinea 4 360 0 2
28 Blati Toure Burkina Faso 3 270 0 2
29 Ramy Bensebaini Algeria 2 180 0 2
30 Alexander Djiku Ghana 3 270 0 2
31 Nurio Fortuna Angola 2 180 0 2
32 Abdou Diallo Senegal 3 266 0 2
33 Lassana Coulibaly Mali 4 285 0 2
34 Baba Iddrisu Ghana 3 171 0 2
35 Reinildo Mandava Mozambique 3 270 0 2
36 Mabululu Angola 5 390 0 2
37 Nasser Djiga Burkina Faso 1 6 0 1
38 Adamo Nagalo Burkina Faso 2 129 0 1
39 Youcef Belaili Algeria 3 169 0 1
40 Gustavo Sangare Burkina Faso 3 261 0 1
41 Mohamed El Amine Amoura Algeria 2 114 0 1
42 Milson Angola 3 29 0 1
43 Aly Abeid Mauritania 2 135 0 1
44 Omare Gassama Mauritania 4 305 0 1
45 Ismael Bennacer Algeria 1 80 0 1
46 Youcef Atal Algeria 3 251 0 1
47 Aboubakary Koita Mauritania 4 352 0 1
48 Lamine Ba Mauritania 4 337 0 1
49 Bodda Mouhsine Mauritania 3 270 0 1
50 Baghdad Bounedjah Algeria 3 247 0 1
51 Nabil Bentaleb Algeria 3 180 0 1
52 Islam Slimani Algeria 3 53 0 1
53 Frank Magri Cameroon 4 327 0 1
54 Ibrahim Diakite Guinea 5 326 0 1
55 Alieu Fadera Gambia 3 98 0 1
56 Muhammed Sanneh Gambia 1 90 0 1
57 Ismahila Ouedraogo Burkina Faso 3 208 0 1
58 Aissa Laidouni Tunisia 3 225 0 1
59 Ibrahima Keita Mauritania 4 349 0 1
60 Achraf Hakimi Morocco 4 360 0 1
61 Amine Adli Morocco 4 141 0 1
62 Lameck Banda Zambia 3 191 0 1
63 Himid Mao Mkami Tanzania 3 231 0 1
64 Charles M'Mombwa Tanzania 3 114 0 1
65 Mohamed Husseini Tanzania 3 270 0 1
66 Mohamed Chibi Morocco 2 180 0 1
67 Emmanuel Banda Zambia 3 270 0 1
68 Gedeon Kalulu Congo DR 6 570 0 1
69 Ablie Jallow Gambia 2 174 0 1
70 Selim Amallah Morocco 3 196 0 1
71 Nouh El Abd Mauritania 2 180 0 1
72 Charles Pickel Congo DR 6 486 0 1
73 Hakim Ziyech Morocco 3 199 0 1
74 Romain Saiss Morocco 3 270 0 1
75 Seifeddine Jaziri Tunisia 2 72 0 1
76 Sikou Niakate Mali 5 480 0 1
77 Kiki Mali 5 480 0 1
78 Sphephelo Sithole South Africa 7 667 0 1
79 Deon Hotto Namibia 4 360 0 1
80 Siyanda Xulu South Africa 3 256 0 1
81 Musa Barrow Gambia 3 270 0 1
82 Ryan Isaac Mendes da Graca Cape Verde Islands 5 377 0 1
83 Krepin Diatta Senegal 4 390 0 1
84 Gelson Dala Angola 5 402 0 1
85 Semi Ajayi Nigeria 7 660 0 1
86 Alejandro Bandeira Equatorial Guinea 2 20 0 1
87 Willy Boly Ivory Coast 4 262 0 1
88 Marwan Attia Egypt 3 173 0 1
89 Kialonda Gaspar Angola 5 450 0 1
90 Cedric Badolo Burkina Faso 4 169 0 1
91 Christopher Wooh Cameroon 4 345 0 1
92 Lassine Sinayoko Mali 5 399 0 1
93 Hamdi Fathi Egypt 4 325 0 1
94 Absalom Iimbondi Namibia 4 217 0 1
95 Edmond Tapsoba Burkina Faso 4 360 0 1
96 Edouard Mendy Senegal 4 390 0 1
97 Adama Traore Mali 3 145 0 1
98 Amadou Haidara Mali 4 292 0 1
99 Ibrahim Sangare Ivory Coast 6 374 0 1
100 Habib Diallo Senegal 4 294 0 1
101 Aubrey Modiba South Africa 7 690 0 1
102 Babacar Niasse Mauritania 4 360 0 1
103 Amadou Diawara Guinea 4 252 0 1
104 Aaron Tshibola Congo DR 6 135 0 1
105 Dylan Batubinsika Congo DR 4 290 0 1
106 Theo Bongonda Congo DR 6 424 0 1
107 Georges-Kevin N’Koudou Cameroon 4 360 0 1
108 William Troost-Ekong Nigeria 6 570 0 1
109 Moses Simon Nigeria 7 453 0 1
110 Jean Seri Ivory Coast 4 357 0 1
111 Sadio Mane Senegal 4 390 0 1
112 Seko Fofana Ivory Coast 7 618 0 1
113 Moreto Cassama Guinea-Bissau 2 131 0 1
114 Zaidu Sanusi Nigeria 6 429 0 1
115 Yvan Neyou Cameroon 1 79 0 1
116 Joseph Paintsil Ghana 3 108 0 1
117 Ismail Jakobs Senegal 4 388 0 1
118 Mouctar Diakhaby Guinea 4 360 0 1
119 Harold Moukoudi Cameroon 2 90 0 1
120 Saidy Janko Gambia 2 180 0 1
121 Olivier Kemen Cameroon 3 185 0 1
122 Ali Sowe Gambia 3 148 0 1
123 Arthur Masuaku Congo DR 6 570 0 1
124 Antoine Conte Guinea 4 124 0 1
125 Abdelmonem Mohamed Egypt 4 390 0 1
126 Geny Catamo Mozambique 2 180 0 1
127 Salis Abdul Samed Ghana 3 182 0 1
128 Infren Mozambique 2 102 0 1
129 Lau King Mozambique 3 156 0 1
130 Majeed Ashimeru Ghana 3 186 0 1
131 Jannick Buyla Equatorial Guinea 4 203 0 1
132 Omar Marmoush Egypt 4 234 0 1
133 Kenny Rocha Cape Verde Islands 5 260 0 1
134 Deroy Duarte Cape Verde Islands 3 219 0 1
135 Jovane Cabral Cape Verde Islands 4 330 0 1
136 Ricardo Guimaraes Mozambique 3 266 0 1
137 Garry Rodrigues Cape Verde Islands 5 192 0 1
138 Ahmed Hegazy Egypt 4 390 0 1
139 Mexer Mozambique 3 270 0 1
140 Jordan Ayew Ghana 3 270 0 1
141 Andre Ayew Ghana 2 73 0 1
142 Luis Miguel Nlavo Asue Equatorial Guinea 4 28 0 1
143 Jesus Owono Equatorial Guinea 4 360 0 1
144 Josete Miranda Equatorial Guinea 2 136 0 1
145 Santiago Eneme Equatorial Guinea 3 26 0 1
146 Jean-Charles Castelletto Cameroon 4 360 0 1
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Injuries
Player Team Begin End
1 Elisha Owusu Ghana 31.01.2023 n/a
2 Mohamed Salah Egypt 30.01.2024 n/a
3 Youssouf Sabaly Senegal 03.02.2024 n/a
4 Krepin Diatta Senegal 10.02.2024 n/a
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Africa Cup of Nations Betting Opportunities

The Africa Cup of Nations, or AFCON, is not just a thrilling football tournament; it's a goldmine for betting enthusiasts. This event gathers the best teams from all over Africa, offering a variety of betting options. You can bet on everything from the tournament winner to how many goals will be scored in each match. The diversity of teams adds an exciting layer to the betting process, as each team brings unique strengths and strategies to the table.

At Betzoid, where I often post my insights, I've found that AFCON prop bets are particularly intriguing. You can predict who will be the top scorer or which team will keep the most clean sheets. These bets require a good understanding of the teams and players, which enriches the betting experience. From my own experience, taking the time to research and understand the nuances of each team can significantly enhance your chances of making successful bets.

Tips to Avoid Common Betting Mistakes During AFCON

Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations is exhilarating but comes with its own set of challenges. Here are some tips to help you avoid common pitfalls:

  • Focus on Current Form: It’s easy to get swayed by a team’s history, but what really matters is their current performance. Always check recent results.
  • Team Dynamics Over Star Players: Football is a team sport, and focusing too much on one player could mislead you. Look at the whole team's dynamics instead.
  • Consider the Venue: The match location can hugely affect the outcome. Factors like weather, altitude, and crowd support can influence the game.
  • Avoid Chasing Losses: If you’re down, don’t make hasty bets to try and win it all back. Stick to your strategy.
  • Do Your Homework: Thorough research on teams and players is crucial. Understanding their strategies and recent changes can give you an edge.

Remember, successful betting on AFCON is about informed decisions, not just luck. Keeping these tips in mind can help you enjoy the tournament more and possibly end up with some wins.

Wrapping Up Our Africa Cup of Nations Betting Guide

After diving deep into the Africa Cup of Nations, I hope our insights and tips at Betzoid have prepped you well for some successful betting. I’ve personally used these strategies, and they’ve often led to exciting game days and some nice wins! Betting is more than just the potential profits; it’s about the rush and joy it adds to every match.

Ready to get more involved? Sign up at the recommended betting sites we've discussed. Use the predictions and strategies we've shared to place smart bets. It's all about the suspense and the satisfaction that comes from making a smart move. Here’s to enjoying the games and hopefully bagging some wins. Happy betting!