Ace Football previews the World Cup round 3 match between Tunisia and France and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Tunisia go up against France this coming Wednesday in their second outing in the World Cup group stage. With all scenarios still open, we are looking ahead to an exciting encounter.
Tunisia collected one point in their first two rounds of matches, ranking them as number four in Group D, while France sit as number one with six points. Les Bleus rank number 4 in the FIFA world ranking, with their North African opponents number 30.
As rather big outsiders in this group, it would be considered an upset if Tunisia were to survive the World Cup beyond the group stage. The home side need all three points against France, who are heavy favorites to finish top of Group D.
World Cup table overview: Tunisia vs France
Tunisia enter their final round of the group with a very clear target. Having claimed just one point so far, they need a win; otherwise, it is bye-bye, and see you next time. France came through their first two matches with six points to show for their efforts. Having already secured passage to the next stage, they might rest a few key players to stay fresh for upcoming matches.
Form: Tunisia vs France
A solitary draw point prevents Tunisia from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short in a 1-5 defeat against Brazil before drawing 0-0 with Denmark. They came up empty-handed once again when Australia ran out as 0-1 winners. The Eagles of Carthage won five of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered defeat in two of these outings.
France look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Denmark, they were left empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, but they bounced back by beating Australia in a 4-1 win. They followed that up with a 2-1 win against Denmark in their most recent outing. Les Bleus claimed five wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run.
Betting stats for Tunisia and France
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 Tunisia and France played across all tournaments.
- In 12 of the last 14 Tunisia matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Tunisia have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Tunisia matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Tunisia have not conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
- Tunisia have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
- France have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 France matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- France have conceded in 7 of the last 8 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 France matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- France have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
Players to watch: Tunisia vs France
Having scored just once lately, Naim Sliti will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. France hope Kylian Mbappe can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of five goals in his last six games.
Popular markets: Tunisia vs France
Tunisia claimed all three points five times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run. France have won five of their last 10 games, while drawing two and losing three in this series of matches.
Both teams to score
Tunisia scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Curiously, France only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Les Bleus also managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Tunisia saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of France’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.
Recommended tip: Tunisia vs France
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Tunisia and France seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this World Cup match.