Big Game Focus: Cameroon v Guinea-Bissau

Cameroon will begin their Africa Cup of Nations title defence against Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday and they should have little trouble getting all three points here. Bet on AFCON matches here.

Cameroon were supposed to host this edition of the Africa Cup of Nations but the rights were handed to Egypt following poor preparations. The champions will be out to make a mark in Egypt, as they will be going up against Guinea-Bissau, Ghana and Benin in their group.

Guinea-Bissau are making their second appearance in the AFCON, but they will be hoping to better their outing two years ago with a good result against the holders. Whether they have what it takes to stop the Indomitable Lions will remain to be seen.

Betting preview

Cameroon have won all of their three games played against Guinea-Bissau with the most recent being a 2-1 victory in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Guinea-Bissau have lost eight of their last 13 games in all competitions, making odds of 1.60 look good for a Cameroon win.

Over 2.5 Goals have been scored in two of Cameroon’s last three games and in three of Guinea-Bissau’s last five meetings in all competitions. You can back Over 2.5 Goals to be scored at odds of 2.20.

Guinea Bissau have found the back of the net in three of their last four contests. The Indomitable Lions have scored one or more goals in their last three games and odds of 2.20 represent value for Both Teams to Score.

Team news

Vincent Aboubakar will be the main absence in the Cameroonian side. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, scored twice in the last three qualifying matches for the African Cup of Nations and will undoubtedly be the leader of this Cameroonian team.

Nottingham Forest’s Pele and Marcelo Djaló of Fulham have both been included in the Guinea-Bissau squad for this tournament and should make it to the starting lineup.

Possible lineups

Cameroun: Onana, Dawa, Yaya, Onguene, Fai, Zambo Anguissa, N’jie, Mandjeck, Ekambi, Choupo-Moting, Bassogog.

Guinée-Bissau: Mendes, Baldé, Silva, Soares, Nadjack, Mane, Pelé, Zézinho, Silva, Piqueti, Mendy