Betting Preview: Morocco vs. Ivory Coast: Stake on a stalemate at half-time

Punters should expect a tough battle in Cairo as the Elephants and Atlas Lions look inseparable

Morocco meet Ivory Coast for their second 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group D game at the Al-Salam Stadium on Friday.

The Atlas Lions edged past Namibia in their opening game and will be looking to earn a similar result in this match. With two victories in their last two outings with the Ivorians, Herve Renard’s men are priced at (3.00)  with  bet365  to come out victorious.

The Elephants have won seven of their last 10 games (D2 L1) and also defeated South Africa in their first match in this competition. A victory for Ibrahim Kamara's men will see them book their place in the knockout stage, which is valued at  (2.50)  odds with the same bet firm.

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The pair have shared the spoils thrice in their last seven meetings with both teams recording two victories each. Another stalemate at the end of 90 minutes is priced at  (3.00) .

Punters should expect a closely fought affair in this encounter, with no winner at half-time. This market is offered at odds of  (1.90)  with  bet365 and has paid out in seven of the last 10 outings between Ivory Coast and Morocco.

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