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Date: Tuesday, 21st November 2023
Kick-Off: 13:00 GMT
Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban.
TV: FIFA +
Under 2.5 Goals
*These odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change*
Lesotho vs Benin is a round 2 CAF World Cup qualifier scheduled for Tuesday, 21st November 2023. We have the details for the game in this comprehensive preview by Football Ground Guide.
Lesotho vs Benin – Free betting predictions by Football Ground Guide
While Lesotho settled for the spoils in a clash with Nigeria that ended 1-1 in the World Cup qualifiers, Benin on the other hand were thrashed 2-1 by South Africa's Bafana Bafana. The bottom line is that both teams scored a goal each in the first round. Will we have a winning side in this second round? Here are the top free Lesotho vs Benin predictions:
Total match goals – Under 2.5 Goals
Our first Lesotho vs Benin betting tip is on the total goals. We expect this to end with fewer than three goals, noting that both teams have been struggling. Lesotho did not score more than a goal in any of their last four games. They scored in three of their last four outings, a goal in each occasion.
On the other hand, Benin's struggles did not start in round one of the World Cup qualifiers clash with SA that they lost 2-1. The visitors have now gone without winning a match in 13 outings. The most recent meeting ended 0-0 and before that, there was only a goal scored in favour of Benin.
Team to score prediction – Both teams to score
In another Lesotho vs Benin prediction, we expect this game to end with goals on both sides. The hosts have failed to score in 2 of their last seven games. Home support should play significance here as Lesotho look to get their first win in the World Cup qualifiers. And while Benin have been shambolic, they rank higher than Lesotho in World Football. Moreover, Benin scored in each of their last 8 games, a goal each in 7 of the assignments.
Correct score prediction – 1-1 Draw
From the stats highlighted in the first and second Lesotho vs Benin betting predictions, we note that scoring more than a goal has been hard to realize for both sides. With that, we expect this to not only ended with under 2.5 goals but also with a goal-goal scoreline. Our correct score tip for Lesotho vs Benin is a 1-1 draw.
FAQs – Lesotho vs Benin
- Which TV channel will have a live Lesotho vs Benin broadcast on matchday? The game will be televised on FIFA + in the UK.
- What is the FIFA ranking for Lesotho? Lesotho are ranked 153rd by FIFA.
- What is the position of Benin in World Football? Benin are currently 93rd in the World Football rankings by FIFA.
- Which are the other teams in Group C of the CAF World Cup qualifiers? They are South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Benin.