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World Cup: Switzerland vs Cameroon – Match preview and betting tip

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

Switzerland take on Cameroon at Al Janoub Stadium, where an exciting match is shaping up in the opening round of the group stage of the World Cup. The game kicks off on Thursday.

We are entering the first round of the World Cup group stage with Switzerland and Cameroon hoping this is only the first of many matches coming up month. Cameroon travel to this game against Switzerland as number 43 in the FIFA world ranking, with the home side sitting as number 15.

Switzerland are expected to at least challenge for a place in the next round. Seeing them go deep is perhaps a stretch, but qualifying in second place would not be a big upset.

World Cup table overview: Switzerland vs Cameroon

Bookmakers expect a win for Switzerland, when they step up at Al Janoub Stadium, and dropping points will surely leave them disappointed. However, it won’t be an easy ride and they need to remain focused to claim an opening win. Opening the World Cup as such big outsiders for a win, Cameroon have little to lose at Al Janoub Stadium. This being their first match of the tournament, they’ll have plenty of fighting spirit, though.

Team form: Switzerland vs Cameroon

Switzerland Form

In their last three matches, Switzerland beat Spain by 1-2 and the Czech Republic by 2-1, before losing against Ghana by 0-2. The A-Team claimed a modest four wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew one of the games, whilst losing five.

Cameroon Form

Cameroon came through the last three games without a win, but still booked two points to their account. They lost 1-0 against South Korea, followed by a 1-1 draw with Jamaica. They also shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Panama. The Indomitable Lions claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run.

Betting facts for Switzerland and Cameroon

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Switzerland and Cameroon played across all tournaments.

  • In 8 of the last 9 Switzerland matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Switzerland have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Switzerland have won 3 of the last 4 matches and the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 7 Cameroon matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 9 Cameroon matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Cameroon have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Cameroon have not won the last 4 matches in a row

Players under-the-radar: Switzerland vs Cameroon

It is the beginning of a new World Cup campaign, and both Switzerland and Cameroon will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

Popular betting markets: Switzerland vs Cameroon

Full-time result

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

Both teams to score

Switzerland scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Interestingly, Cameroon scored the opening goal of the match just three times in their last ten games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Switzerland managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Cameroon kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Switzerland saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in two of the last ten outings for Cameroon, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.

Recommended tip: Switzerland vs Cameroon

To sum up, the upcoming match between Switzerland and Cameroon seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this World Cup game.