Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Ivory Coast play Sierra Leone at Stade Japoma on Sunday 16 January, Kick-off: 18:00. Read on for our free Africa Cup of Nations prediction and football betting tips.

Ivory Coast

vs

Sierra Leone

There are attractive odds about Ivory Coast and our betting prediction is the home team to win. They can get the better of Sierra Leone over ninety minutes and you can get 1.33.

Reasons for our Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone prediction:

  • Ivory Coast have won 6 consecutive home matches
  • Ivory Coast have won 8 of their past 9 home matches
  • Ivory Coast have scored 2 or more goals in 7 of their past 9 home matches
  • Ivory Coast have kept 9 clean sheets in their past 19 matches
  • Sierra Leone have failed to win any of their last 5 away matches
  • Sierra Leone failed to score in 3 of their last 5 away matches

We’re keeping things simple by backing the hosts on the 1x2 market. They should get the better of their opponents in this Africa Cup of Nations match and our tip is available at 1.33.

If you’re expecting a big margin of victory, take a punt on Ivory Coast -1.5 goals or even -2.5 goals on the Asian Handicap and get bigger odds.

Betting Tips: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

OUR TIPS Ivory Coast To Win @ 1.33 Bet Now T&C apply. Gamble responsibly 18+

Match Preview: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

Ivory Coast won 1-0 against Equatorial Guinea in their previous match, registering two shots on target. They had 56% possession at Stade Japoma and Max-Alain Gradel scoring a goal in this Africa Cup of Nations match.

Sierra Leone drew against Algeria in their last match, in the Africa Cup of Nations clash 0-0 at Stade Japoma, with Sierra Leone having one shots on target and they had 34% of possession.

Betting Odds: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

The latest betting odds give Ivory Coast a 75% chance of winning which means they’re overwhelming 1.33 favourites to win this Africa Cup of Nations clash with the bookies. Sierra Leone are the outsiders at 12.00 and they’re regarded as least likely to win.

A low-scoring game will be anticipated by many and Under 2.5 Goals currently has the shortest odds. For those wanting to back Both Teams to Score No, this is currently priced at 1.30.

Should you want to back Ivory Coast to win this Africa Cup of Nations match, then there is 1.08 available on the Draw No Bet market, with Sierra Leone chalked at 8.00.

Match Stats: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

Latest Africa Cup of Nations and match stats. Full Time Result and Goals.

Ivory Coast logo Ivory Coast Betting Stats

Sierra Leone logo Sierra Leone Betting Stats

Full time Result

  • 13 wins, 4 defeats and 2 draws in previous 19 matches
  • 8 wins, 1 defeats and 0 draws in previous 9 home matches

Full time Results

  • 2 wins, 2 defeats and 5 draws in previous 9 matches
  • 0 wins, 2 defeats and 3 draws in previous 5 away matches

Goals

Goals

Ivory Coast

Sierra Leone

Goals / match
1.8 1
Conceded / match
0.4 0.8
Total / match
2.2 1.8

Corners

Corners

Ivory Coast

Sierra Leone

For / match
4 0.4
Against / match
4.2 2
Total / match
8.2 2.4

Possession

Possession

Team News: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

Don’t miss out on the Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone team news so you understand the players available for selection ahead of kick-off.

Lineups: Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone

Ivory Coast Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

Sierra Leone Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Ivory Coast Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

23 Badra Ali Sangare
17 Serge Aurier 21 Eric Bailly 14 Simon Deli 3 Konan
18 Ibrahim Sangare 4 Jean Michael Seri 8 Franck Kessie
9 Wilfried Zaha 22 Sebastien Haller 19 Nicolas Pepe
1 Mohamed N. Kamara
2 Osman Kakay 17 Umaru Bangura 5 Steven Caulker 3 Kevin Wright
7 Kwame Quee 6 John Kamara
19 Mustapha Bundu 10 Kei Ansu Kamara 14 Mohamed Buya Turay
28 Musa Noah Kamara

Sierra Leone Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Ivory Coast Substitutes

  • 1Eliezer Ira Tape
  • 2Karim Konate
  • 5Wilfried Kanon
  • 7Odilon Kossounou
  • 10Jean Kouassi
  • 11Maxwel Cornet
  • 12Habib Maiga
  • 15Max-Alain Gradel
  • 20Geoffroy Serey Die
  • 24Christian Kouame
  • 25Hamed Traore
  • 26Abdoul Cisse

Sierra Leone Substitutes

  • 4Mohammed Medo Kamara
  • 8Saidu Fofanah
  • 9Augustine Williams
  • 11Sullay Kaikai
  • 12Alhaji Kamara
  • 13Augustus Kargbo
  • 15Yeami Dunia
  • 16Ibrahim Sesay
  • 20Saidu Mansaray
  • 22Issa Kallon
  • 23Isaac Caulker
  • 27Abu Diaby

Previous Ivory Coast Lineups

12 Jan Africa Cup of Nations
Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Ivory Coast

Previous Sierra Leone Lineups

11 Jan Africa Cup of Nations
Algeria 0-0 Sierra Leone

If you’re looking for the Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone lineups, then we have predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s along with the substitutes for each team.

CAF FlagAfrica Cup of Nations Table

Africa Cup of Nations Group E

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Ivory Coast 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
2 Algeria 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
3 Sierra Leone 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
4 Equatorial Guinea 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Algeria 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
2 Ivory Coast 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
3 Sierra Leone 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
4 Equatorial Guinea 1 0 0 1 0:1 0

An up-to-date table is available and we recommend you check out Africa Cup of Nations standings to see which teams are challenging near the top and bottom.