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AFCON – Morocco vs Comoros: Betting Preview

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

Morocco hope to make it two wins out of two in the Africa Cup of Nations in Friday’s Group C showdown with Comoros at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium.

The Atlas Lions began their pursuit of a second AFCON title, and a first since 1978, by beating Ghana 1-0 in their opening fixture thanks to an 83rd-minute winner from midfielder Sofiane Boufal.

The result leaves Morocco on the brink of qualification into the knockouts, while Comoros must defy the odds stacked against them to salvage their AFCON campaign.

Our tip

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

  • Morocco unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
  • Morocco has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • Morocco unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • Morocco has won in the last 5 of 6 matches.
  • Comoros did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Comoros’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Comoros $NON_SCORING in the last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Comoros conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.

Current form — Morocco vs Comoros

The Atlas Lions claimed opening day win

The 1978 AFCON winners began their latest attempt to win the competition by beating Ghana 1-0 in their Group C opener. They have now won 20 of their last 23 games in all competitions (D2 L1).

The Coelacanths left emptyhanded

Comoros began their AFCON campaign with a 1-0 defeat to Gabon, extending their losing streak to two matches. They’ve now seen under 2.5 goals in 12 of their last 16 games across all competitions.

How do the bookies view it?

It’s not a close call here, with the bookmakers expecting a one-sided affair. Morocco are the favorites, having odds of 1.25 with ComeOn! for this clash. Bet365 is offering 6.00 odds for the match to finish square, while a Comoros win pays out at 21.00 with Betfair.

Morocco vs Comoros — fixture history

Morocco enter the match against Comoros with a 1-1-0 record in their previous 2 encounters. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for the Atlas of Lions, with the away side victorious in 0% of the last 2 encounters.

Current table in the Africa Cup of Nations

According to the Africa Cup of Nations table, the difference between the two teams is currently only 3 points. This round 2 clash is of great importance to both teams and their position in the Group C table. Comoros have an opportunity to catch up with Morocco, who are currently second on 3 points. However, the hosts will surely try to grab all three points themselves on Friday, thus extending their advantage.

Top marksman

Ayoub El Kaabi is one of the Morocco players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current tally for the past few matches reads 5 goals.

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