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AFCON – Ghana vs Comoros: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the AFCON match between Ghana and Comoros and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

With their Africa Cup of Nations fate out of their own hands, Ghana face Comoros knowing all they can do is win and hope.

The Black Stars have only one point to show from their opening two AFCON games in Group C, leaving them three points behind second-placed Gabon in third. They must win on Tuesday and hope their rivals lose to Morocco to salvage any chance of reaching the round of 16.

As for Comoros, the Coelacanths already have one foot on the plane back from Cameroon. Whatever happens, though, they’ll hope to out with a bang at least by scoring a decent result.

Our tip

Facts and figures for Ghana vs Comoros in Africa Cup of Nations.

  • Ghana has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • Ghana scored the last 23 matches in a row at home;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Ghana’s last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Ghana scored in the last 8 of 10 matches.
  • Comoros has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Comoros did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Comoros did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Comoros’s last 6 of 8 matches.

Current form — Ghana vs Comoros

The Black Stars looking for more

Results have been on par for Ghana in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Only a single point prevents Ghana from getting through their last 3 games empty-handed. They came up short, losing 3-0 and 1-0 against Algeria and Morocco respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against Gabon.

Comoros desperate for points

The mood around Comoros is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their last 3 matches, they first lost 2-1 to Malawi before losing again 1-0 to Gabon this time. Their last game ended in a 2-0 loss to Morocco.

How do the bookies view it?

 Ghana head into their third match of AFCON billed as the strong favorites to take home the spoils of victory. The Black Stars are priced at 1.28 with Bet365 to claim all 3 points. Mr. Green offers odds of 5.35 for a draw, while a Comoros win pays out at 15.00 with Betfair.

Ghana vs Comoros — fixture history

The last match between these teams back on 17 November 2015 saw Ghana claim a 2-0 victory. The four-time AFCON champions enter the match against Comoros with a 1-1-0 record in their previous 2 encounters in the Africa Cup of Nations. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for Ghana, with the away side victorious in 0% of the last 2 encounters.

Current table in the Africa Cup of Nations

Primary goalscorer

Andre Ayew is one of the Ghana players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current tally for the past few matches reads 4 goals. Comoros have their eyes fixed on El Fardou Ben Nabouhane, who is expected to hit his stride sooner rather than later.