Prediction: Cote D’Ivoire vs Guinea (Africa Cup of Nations, 20.01.2015)

If there is an overall favorite for the African Cup of Nations before the tournament even starts this is Ivory Coast who begin their tournament against Guinea. Both teams lost their last friendly matches before the start of the tournament. To get the highest odds and limits at the best bookies, register for the best betting agent at BET-IBC.

Ivory Coast have a team full of talents and names practically everyone knows, but somehow have failed to live up to the expectations placed on them. During the World Cup they won only one match of their group and lost the other two. Should the unexpected happen, Ivory Coast have Kalou, Bony, Gervinho, Doumbia and Traore to create and deliver scoring chances. Their backline will benefit from Kolo Toure and Serge Aurier’s expertise and it will end up being whether Guinea will be able to exploit the hosts shortcomings.


The visitors have played five matches against Ivory Coast, didn’t manage to win against them, but have a 0-0 draw to boast with. Zayatte, Guinea’s captain will face a fitness test to see whether he can start seeing as a hamstring injury kept him out of a few matches with his club. Before the tournament they are regarded as one of the weakest teams of the group, but with a point to prove, Guinea is also tipped to display a good form.

Ivory Coast have been given 1.50 odds to win, which will work only if you use an accumulator bet, Guinea have 7.00 odds, and a draw has 3.80 odds. Both teams to score has 2.23 odds, Ivory Coast to lead at half time 2.14 odds, Guinea 6.25 and Ivory Coast with a -1 handicap has 1.93 odds. We’re going to bet 7 units on Ivory Coast to score in both halves with 2.75 odds from 888sports, the best bookmaker for bonus and promotions.

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