World Cup 2022 qualifier: Cameroon vs Ivory Coast prediction and betting tips (November 16)
This is a crucial game for Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Cameroon need a win to qualify, while Ivory Coast need just a draw to qualify. Who qualifies between both teams? Ivory Coast or Cameroon?
Sebastien Haller (Ivory Coast) has 2 goals in the qualifiers
by   Paul Awoniyi

Cameroon host Ivory Coast in their next World Cup Qualifier match on Tuesday.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 16 November 2021. The match venue is Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (November 16) game are provided below. Coming up next, is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (November 16) latest betting odds

Cameroon to win odds are 2.30 (+130 American; 13/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are 2.90 (+190; 19/10), while Ivory Coast to win odds are 3.40 (+240; 12/5).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Cameroon — 40%, draw — 32%, Ivory Coast — 28%.

Latest betting odds on Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (16 November 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.60 (+160; 8/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.44 (-225; 4/9)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.64 (-156; 25/39)

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (November 16) match preview and statistics

Cameroon are second in the qualifiers table with 12 points and a +8 goal difference from four wins and a loss. They’ve won three consecutive games. A 4-0 win over Malawi in the last match.

John Banda got a red card in the 21st minute for handball in the goal line. Vincent Aboubakar gave Cameroon the lead in the 22nth minute from the penalty spot with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa doubled the lead in the 42nd minute with a volley from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Christian Bassogog scored the third in the 85th minute with a low shot through the keeper’s legs from close range. Bassogog scored the fourth and bagged his second goal in the 87th minute with a left footed shot to the far corner.

Only a win in this game gets them their ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Cameroon team news: No player is injured or suspended for this clash.

Ivory Coast are unbeaten in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers with four wins and a draw in the five games played. They are top of the group table with 13 points and a +8 goal difference. The Elephants won 3-0 over Mozambique in the last match.

Max-Alain Gradel gave them the lead in the 10th minute of the game with a tap-in from close range into the back of the net. Maxwel Cornet scored another in the 61st minute of the second half with his left foot into the top left corner. Jean Michael Seri sealed their win with third in the 90th minute of the game with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Côte d’Ivoire need a win or a draw in this game to qualify for Qatar 2022.

Ivory Coast team news: No player is injured or suspended for the game.

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast H2H

Ivory Coast won 2-1 over Cameroon in their last meeting in September. Sebastian Haller scored a brace, while Nicolas Ngameleu pulled one back for the Indomitable Lions.

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (November 16) key players and lineups

Cameroon projected starting lineup:

  • Devis Epassy
  • Harold Moukoudi
  • Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
  • Nouhou Tolo
  • Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu
  • Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa
  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
  • Martin Hongla
  • Collins Fai
  • Karl Toko Ekambi
  • Vincent Aboubakar

Eric Maxim Choupo Moting is a key player to watch out for. He will lead the attack in this crucial game. Choupo Moting has to pick up his scoring boots for this game.

Ivory Coast projected starting lineup:

  • Sylvian Gbohouo
  • Hassane Kamara
  • Willy Boly
  • Serge Aurier
  • Eric Bailly
  • Jean Michael Seri
  • Franck Kessie
  • Ibrahim Sangare
  • Nicolas Pepe
  • Sebastien Haller
  • Maxwel Cornet

The key player to watch out for is Ajax’s Sebastien Haller. He has two goals in the qualifiers for the national team and is expected to appear on the scoresheet in this match.

Cameroon vs Ivory Coast (November 16) betting tips and prediction

Ivory Coast are in top form and favourites to win this game. They haven’t lost a single game in the qualifiers and haven’t lost in the last 11 matches across all competitions. If Côte d’Ivoire get a draw in this game, they’ll still qualify. Cameroon are unbeaten in 16 home games, second in the group table with 12 points, a point behind the Ivorians. They need a win to qualify.

Ivory Coast defeated Cameroon in the previous meeting which was a home match.

Betting prediction: Ivory Coast to win

Odds: 3.40 (+240 American; 12/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 1.5 goals

Odds: 1.51 (-196 American; 25/49 Fractional)

Soccer FIFA World Cup 2022 . African qualifiers. Round 2. Matchday 6
Cameroon — Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast to win