Ghana - Nigeria betting tip & odds comparison 25.03.2022
In gameweek 1 of WC-Quali. Africa, Ghana will host Nigeria at Baba Yara Stadion. Kick-off is scheduled for 8:30 PM on Mar 25, 2022, and the fixture will be refereed by Rédouane Jiyed. With our match prediction and odds comparison for Ghana vs. Nigeria you are guaranteed to get all the important facts and details for this fixture. First and foremost, we will take a close look at the teams' recent performances.
Ghana were victorious in 3 of their previous 5 league matches (3 wins, 1 draw, 1 defeat. In the current WC-Quali. Africa season 2019-2021, Ghana were able to win 3 of their 3 games at home, with a total of 0 draws, and 0 defeats (Goal difference 5:1).
A head-to-head comparison of the two teams in their last five WC-Quali. Africa clashes shows that Ghana managed to get 1 win, while in 1 match, Nigeria snatched the three points. In 3 encounters between the two teams, the points were shared. If we solely focus on the home record of Ghana against Nigeria, the stats are as follows: 2 wins Ghana, 2 draws and 1 win for Nigeria.
A place at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year is up for grasp as West African neighbours, Ghana and Nigeria clash in the final stage of qualification.
After disappointing outings for both nations at the AFCON in Cameroon, the motivation to get one over the other will be at its highest level.
Read on to find out our betting tips for today for this fixture.
After missing out on the last edition to break their run of three consecutive appearances at the FIFA World Cup, the Black Stars will be hoping to make a return to the global showpiece which happens later this year.
Otto Addo has replaced Rajevac as head coach of the four-time African champions and his first job will be to get a favourable result in Kumasi to take to Abuja next week.
Although the Ghanaians struggled at the last AFCON they have been impressive at home in the last couple of years. They have won all of their last six qualifying games(AFCON and World Cup) at home and they have not lost to Nigeria at senior level since suffering a 1-0 Defeat at the 2006 Nations Cup.
Nigeria flattered to deceive at the Africa Cup of Nations, winning all of their group games before losing to a Tunisia side that qualified for the round of 16 as one of the best losers. Fans of the most populous black nation vented their anger at the team after that disappointing tournament and would be hoping that the team steps up for this crucial encounter.
Augustine Eguavoen has been retained in the position which he held at the AFCON, although Emmanuel Amuneke and a couple of assistants have been introduced to the backroom staff to help him out.
Nigeria have qualified for each of the last three World Cups and are chasing qualification for what would be their seventh event. The three-time African champions will be without midfield enforcer, Wilfred Ndidi, forward Alex Iwobi, and first-choice goalkeeper Maduka Okoye due to injury, suspension, and illness but they should be fine with the number of stars in the team.
- COACH: Otto Addo
- MISSING PLAYERS: Ayew A. (Suspension)
- COACH: Augustine Eguavoen
- MISSING PLAYERS: Iwobi (Suspension), Okoye (Illness)
GHANA vs NIGERIA BETTING TIPS
This is a game between two rivals and we are expecting a tight affair but on the strength of their squad we are tipping the visitors to get a positive result in Kumasi.
Both sides will be driven by the urge to make up for a dismal AFCON, but Nigeria will be too strong for the hosts.
Therefore, we are backing Nigeria to win or draw. Double chance Nigeria (DC X2) is priced at 1.43 on Bet9ja bookies Nigeria. Should you be on the move, don’t hesitate to check out our Bet9ja mobile review about how to place the bets on your phone.
From all indications, this is going to be closely fought. With both sides leaving little or no chances at the rear for the opponents.
Nigeria have a full complement of their rearguard actors available and the same applies to Ghana. We expect the first half to be cagey, with more goals in the second half.
Most Goals 2nd half has a price of 2.38 on the Mybet app.
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