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World Cup – Ethiopia vs Ghana: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the World Cup qualifier between Ethiopia and Ghana and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Ethiopia will play against Ghana at Orlando Stadium in a fresh World Cup qualifier this evening. The Black Stars of Africa have high hopes and will give their best today in order to increase their odds to qualify. The home side has been struggling to rack points in this group, but have the home advantage, and will try to stop their opponents today. Ghana need a win tonight which will help them in their final and concluding match of the qualifying round against South Africa on November 14.

Our tip

Stats and facts for Ethiopia and Ghana in World Cup.

  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Ethiopia’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Ethiopia conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Ethiopia’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Ghana’s last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Ghana scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Ghana’s last 4 of 6 matches.

Current form — Ethiopia v. Ghana

Ethiopia caught in slump

Results have been dismal for Ethiopia in recent weeks and they will be bordering on desperation for a quick turnaround. They have had to endure a tough spell in their last 3 matches from which, they have nothing to show. They were beaten 1-0 by Ghana, before South Africa ran out 3-1 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against South Africa, who came out 1-0 winners.

Ghana look confident to win

The away side this evening are optimistic regarding their encounter with the backing of two wins in their last three games. They beat Zimbabwe by 1-0 and 3-1 in their last two fixtures but lost to South Africa before that by 1-0.

Ethiopia v. Ghana — fixture history

The latest match between Ghana and Ethiopia was a tight encounter that saw Ghana running away with a small 1-0 victory. Ethiopia enter the match against Ghana with a 0-0-3 record in their previous 3 encounters in the World Cup. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Ethiopia, with Ghana victorious in 100% of the last 3 encounters.

Current standings in the World Cup

Ethiopia are third in Group G with three points in four games, while Ghana aim to qualify as they sit second behind South Africa with nine points in four matches.

Primary goal getter

Despite having scored just once lately, Getaneh Kebede is one of the players from Ethiopia who we expect to be hitting the net again quite soon. Similarly, Ghana have Thomas on top of the list with 2 goals to his account at this point. Equally, more goals are to be expected from him.