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Soccer Pick Prediction: Egypt to Beat Ghana

Believe it or not, Egypt and Ghana failed to win in their 2023 African Cup of Nations debut. Both were heavily favored in the soccer odds, but Mozambique and Cape Verde didn’t care about that. Now, we’re set for a crucial match in which the loser could fall to last place in Group Grupo B with only one game to go towards the knockout stages.


Soccer Pick Prediction: Egypt to Beat Ghana
Soccer Pick Prediction: Egypt to Beat Ghana

Egypt vs Ghana Match Information

1. Match: Egypt vs Ghana
2. Date: Thursday, January 18
3. Time: 1 p.m. ET
4. Location: Stade Felix Houphouet Boigny, Le Plateau
5. Egypt vs Ghana Live Stream: fuboTV


Egypt (0-1-0) dominated the match against Mozambique but had to come from behind to win a point thanks to a 1-1 draw. Even so, Mohamed Salah and company come in as the betting online favorites to defeat Ghana (0-0-1) on Thursday, at Stade Felix Houphouet Boigny. After all, Ghana did worse by losing 2-1 to Cape Verde. The action begins at 1 p.m. ET.

Egypt vs Ghana Odds and Spreads

  • Egypt won the last match between the two in the African Cup of Nations (1-0).
  • Last meeting between the two finished 1-1.
  • In 23 meetings, Egypt has scored 31 goals, while Ghana 25.
  • Egypt hasn’t lost in its last six games in all competitions.
  • Average number of goals in matches between these two is three.
  • Both failed to win in their 2023 African Cup of Nations debut.
  • Ghana is winless in its last three games.
  • Egypt finished with a clean sheet in three of its last five games.


Over/Under Pick: Over 2 (+111)

First of all, Egypt has scored at least two goals in each of its last four games in all competitions. Let’s not forget that besides Salah, the Pharaohs’ attacking unit includes Omar Marmoush, Mahmoud Hassan and Mostafa Mohamed. Salah and Mohamed were the scorers against Mozambique.

As for Ghana, the Black Stars ended up losing to Cape Verde due to a goal in stoppage time. However, they finished with 10 shots in total. In other words, they can and will put up a good fight led by Jordan Ayew and Inaki Williams. Make sure to include the over in your soccer picks as both will score.

Moneyline Pick: Egypt (Ev)

Yes, Egypt failed to defeat Mozambique, but the Pharaohs won possession with 62 percent and took 21 shots in total. In other words, they controlled the match from start to end but weren’t lucky enough. On the other hand, besides losing to Cape Verde, Ghana also lost possession and finished with fewer shots on goal. Again, the Black Stars can and will put up a good fight, but not enough to pull off the stunner. I think it’s time for them to start thinking about a complete rebuild.

Egypt vs Ghana Betting Prediction

Egypt 2, Ghana 1


Questions Of The Day

How do head-to-head matchups between Egypt and Ghana affect betting trends for this clash?

Egypt dominates the series 11-7-5 and they’ll win once again. Plus, both will score, like it happened in three of their last five meetings.

With Ghana's dynamic offense and Egypt's solid defense, what betting insights or patterns emerge?

Both failed to win in their debut, which means both must go all-in right from the start.

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