Switzerland vs Cameroon: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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Cameroon and Switzerland kick off their World Cup campaigns when they go head-to-head at the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday.

The Swiss hope to build on their quarter-final showing at Euro 2020 by progressing beyond a group that also consists of Serbia and Brazil.

Switzerland vs Cameroon latest odds

Switzerland are the favourites to get the win in their first game of the tournament and are offered at 8/11 (1.73) with bet365.

Cameroon for their part can be backed at 9/2 (5.50) with the draw offered at 12/5 (3.40).

Switzerland vs Cameroon first goal scorer odds

Haris Seferovic is the favourite to get the first goal of the game at 11/2 (6.50) while team-mates Breel Embolo and Noah Okafor can be backed at 6/1 (7.00).

Cameroon star Vincent Aboubakar is offered at 7/1 (8.00).

Switzerland vs Cameroon preview

These two sides have been dealt with a difficult group, with Brazil and Serbia also competing for a place in the knockout round.

Both Switzerland and Cameroon will feel that a bright start with three points will be crucial to their hopes of progressing.

The Swiss will feel confident of getting the better of their African opponents, having finished top of their qualifying group ahead of Italy.

Cameroon had a strong qualification campaign themselves, though, having finished top of their group before beating Algeria in the third round playoffs.

Switzerland vs Cameroon tips and predictions

This one is could be another nervy affair between the European and African outfits, so backing under 2.5 goals at 4/6 (1.67) may be worth a bet.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

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