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Senegal vs Algeria prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 12th September 2023
Kick-Off: 20:00 UK, 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Me Abdoulaye Wade

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

Senegal vs Algeria: Top free betting tips

Senegal plays host to Algeria in a friendly game at Stade Me Abdoulaye Wade on Tuesday, 12 September. Both teams enter this game after finishing their group stage of the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers at the top of their respective groups.

Match result prediction: Senegal to win

Senegal and Algeria have been quite identical recently by recording three victories and two draws in the last five games. However, Senegal will be optimistic about the home advantage where they won four of the previous five games, ending one in a draw. Lions of Teranga are also undefeated in the last two H2Hs against Algeria while winning the last one. Therefore, we set Senegal as our favourites to take the lead in this game.

Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals

Only two of the previous five H2Hs of these two sides have finished with Over 2.5 Goals. But Senegal’s front line has been prolific in front of goal previously, scoring 12 goals in the last five matches. However, the Lions of Teranga have also conceded goals in four games during the aforementioned period. On the other hand, Algeria scored six goals in the same number of matches. Given these statistics, we predict the teams to share a total of at least three goals in this fixture.

Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Senegal

Senegal has found the back of the net multiple times in two of the previous five matches. But Algeria has scored more than once in only one of the last five road fixtures, remaining goalless in one match. Lions of Teranga also look prepared at the back end as they have conceded just one goal in three of the last five home and away games, keeping one clean sheet.  Based on these numbers, we predict a 2-1 victory for Senegal in this encounter.

Senegal vs Algeria: form, recent games, and news

Senegal preview

Lions of Teranga entertained Rwanda in the last group stage game of the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers and featured a 1-1 draw. Camara gave Senegal the lead in the 66th minute but Olivier Niyonzima levelled the score for Rwanda in the sixth minute of stoppage time. Manager Aliou Cisse has a healthy roster to make a selection in the next game.

Algeria preview

Algeria played the last game against Tanzania in ACN Qualifiers and witnessed a goalless draw. But the Greens found five victories in the six group-stage games to book their place in the upcoming African Cup of Nations campaign. Head coach Djamel Belmadi is fortunate to have a fully healthy squad ahead of an important friendly test against Senegal. 

FAQs regarding Senegal vs Algeria

Senegal vs Algeria

Who is the Senegal player to watch? Lamine Camara.
Who is the Algeria player to watch? Riyad Mahrez.
What was the last Head-to-head result? 0-1 to Senegal.