Mali vs Ivory Coast Match Preview and Prediction
Mali vs Ivory Coast: Mali, who triumphed against Burkina Faso 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations, will be hoping for a repeat of that performance. Mali enjoyed 56% of the possession in that game and 2 of their 14 shots on goal were on target. Lassine Sinayoko was the only Mali player to score (47′).
Burkina Faso, on the other hand, had eight shots on goal, only one of which was on target. Burkina Faso’s goals came from Edmond Tapsoba (3′ own goal) and Bertrand Traoré (57′). Éric Chelle’s Mali have scored 12 goals in their last six games, and they have averaged 2 goals per game.
Ivory Coast and Senegal drew 1-1 in their previous Africa Cup of Nations match. Ivory Coast had 57% of the possession in that game and had 1 of their 8 shots on goal go in. Franck Kessié scored for Ivory Coast in the 86th minute.
Conversely, Senegal had 12 shots on goal, only one of which was on target. Habib Diallo (4′) scored the Senegalese goal. Ivory Coast prevailed 5–4 thanks to penalties. Emerse Faé’s Ivory Coast had scored an average of 1.67 goals per game in their previous six games, with ten of their goal attempts going in as goals.
Mali vs Ivory Coast: Betting Analysis
A closer look at the results of their previous head-to-head matches, which date back to February 8, 2011, reveals that Mali has not exactly had a positive experience with these matches.
Despite the fact that they have not been able to achieve any victories at all, Ivory Coast has been able to overwhelm them, winning 67% of the matches that they have tied.
With two goals scored by Les Aigles and seven goals scored by Les Éléphants, the two teams combined for a total of nine goals scored during this time frame. As a result, the average number of goals scored in each game is equivalent to 1.5 points.
Mali vs Ivory Coast: Head-to-Head
Who will win the match between Mali and Ivory Coast?
Mali will have a difficult time scoring against this Ivory Coast team, which we believe will score and continue to be in the lead. We believe that Mali will have a difficult time scoring. We have decided to go for a good fight, and Ivory Coast will have a 1-0 lead at the completion of the first ninety minutes of the match.
Our Prediction: Away Win or Draw
What are the top odds for the game?
As we go on to the betting odds for the win-draw-win market, we can find that backing Mali is available for 3.6, backing the game concluding all-square is available for 3.1, and betting on victory for Ivory Coast is available for 2.33. At this time, these are the most competitive market prices that are present.