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France vs South Africa: Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the friendly between France and South Africa who meet up this coming Tuesday. The match preview includes the current team stats, H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

The friendly at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Tuesday sees home team France up against South Africa. The way we look at it, both sides will aim to do their best to prove to their fans that they are the better team on the pitch. We are bound to see an exciting game.

Current form and fixture history of France vs South Africa

France ooze confidence

France have found a rich vein of form in recently, and aim to keep their winning streak going. Les Bleus have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with an 8-0 win against Kazakhstan. They went on to beat Finland by 0-2, before also getting the better of Ivory Coast in a 2-1 victory.

South Africa arrive on a high

South Africa will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. It has been a bit of everything for the Bafana Bafana in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Zimbabwe by 1-0. This was followed by a disappointing 1-0 defeat against Ghana, before an encounter with Guinea produced a 0-0 draw.

Latest encounters between France and South Africa

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, South Africa came away as 1-2 winners. It was a match played at Free State Stadium, Mangaung/Bloemfontein back in June 2010 in the World Cup. This time around, betting on a South African win will get you odds 17.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 6% chance of victory. You can get a price of 1.14, should you wish to add France to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last game between France and South Africa:

Betting stats and facts for France and South Africa

Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between France and South Africa. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.

  • France have not lost 29 of the last 31 matches
  • France have scored in 32 of the last 34 home matches
  • France have won the last 5 matches in a row
  • France have not conceded in 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • SSouth Africa have not lost 15 of the last 17 matches
  • South Africa have won 6 of the last 8 matches
  • South Africa have conceded in 8 of the last 9 away matches

Players to focus on in France vs South Africa

Kylian Mbappe is enjoying a great goal-per-game ratio, as he has netted a few nice ones recently. France will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again, when clashing with South Africa. The visitors are hoping Evidence Makgopa adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 2 goals in their last six matches.

Match predictions: France vs South Africa

To sum up, the upcoming Friendlies clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.