Uganda vs. Senegal betting tips and predictions for the 32nd edition of the African cup of Nations round of 16 taking place on Friday, 5th of July at the Cairo international stadium.
The development was concluded following the completion of the Group C matches on Monday night.
Uganda finished second in Group A with 4 points after they eased pass Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 and a one-all draw with Zimbabwe before failing to secure a point from the hosts, Egypt.
Senegal saw off Kenya 3-0, with the best performance so far in 2019 AFCON which made them finish second with 6 points.
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Uganda qualified for the Round of 16 after finishing second in Group A with 4 points. They were beaten 2-0 by hosts Egypt in their final group match, but a win and a draw in their first two fixtures were enough to enable them advance to the round of 16.
For the first time since 1978 the cranes finally qualified for the round of 16 having failed to progress from their group in 2017. The Uganda cranes have a generally poor record at the AFCON with just one win in three matches. Uganda cranes are not very confident to come out with a win in the upcoming round of 16 football match by Friday.
Senegal finished second in Group C to claim a place in the round of 16. They claimed a three-nil win over a strong Kenya side with Sadio Mane scoring twice after Ismaila Sarr opened the scoring in the 63rd minute.
Aliou Cisse has enabled his men to be considered as one of the favorites to lift the trophy and are expected to ease pass the Ugandan cranes. The Lions have claimed six wins in their last seven matches, keeping five clean sheets in that run.
Senegal impressed at this year’s AFCON and are expected to be very strong for the Cranes on Friday. Driven by Kalidou Koulibaly a mastermind in the heart of defense, that has kept five clean sheets in their last seven matches; the Senegalese are tipped to secure a straight win and a win to nil this time. The odds for this are Evens at Coral.
As well as a to win to nil bet, we’re also going for a correct score of Senegal to win 2-0. With Mane in their side and scoring goals, they should see of Uganda here.
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Uganda have won one of their last six matches stretching out of all competitions.
Senegal have won six of their last seven matches keeping five cleansheets.
Senegal wins – 1
Uganda wins – 2
Uganda to win – 6/1
Draw – 23/10
Senegal to win –4/7
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