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World Cup: England vs Senegal – Betting preview

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Ace Football team previews the World Cup clash between England and Senegal and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

England are to battle against Senegal in the round of 16 of the World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium this coming Sunday.

With England and Senegal both qualifying for the World Cup knockout stage and the round of 16, both teams are high on confidence. Neither want their journey to end at Al Bayt Stadium. While England head to this game on Sunday as number 5 in the FIFA world ranking, Senegal rank number 18.

Team form: England vs Senegal

England Form

England are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Iran 6-2 and then drawing 0-0 with the USA. They were back as winners when they defeated Wales 0-3. The Three Lions claimed three wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments while also drawing four along the way. They endured three defeats in this run.

Senegal Form

Senegal are chasing a third straight win ahead of this last-16 clash. In their past three matches, they lost against the Netherlands before recovering to beat Qatar 0-2 and Ecuador 1-2. The African champions won seven of their previous 10 games across all tournaments while drawing one of the games. They suffered two defeats as well.

Betting stats and facts for England and Senegal

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that England and Senegal played across all tournaments.

  • England have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • England have not lost the last 4 matches in a row
  • In 3 of the last 4 England matches, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Senegal have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Senegal have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Senegal matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Senegal have won 5 of the last 7 matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Senegal played, both teams scored

Players on top: England vs Senegal

Look no further than Marcus Rashford when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target three times lately for England in the World Cup, while Ahmadou Bamba Dieng has managed two goals in the last half-dozen matches for Senegal. No doubt, both players are looking to add to their total once again.

Betting markets: England vs Senegal

Full-time result

England claimed all three points in three of their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing four along the way. They endured defeat in three times in this run. Senegal have won seven of their last 10 games, while drawing one and losing two in this series of matches.

Both teams to score

England scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Senegal scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. England managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Senegal were first on target in four of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

England saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Senegal’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.3 goals in these matches.

Betting suggestion: England vs Senegal

The match between England and Senegal should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this World Cup game.