AFCON 2021: Cameroon vs Ethiopia prediction and betting tips (January 13)
Cameroon started the tournament with a victory in their Round 1 game. The Indomitable Lions are on a four-game winning streak ahead of this clash. They are confident of a win in this match.
Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon) scored a brace against Burkina Faso (2-1)
Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon) scored a brace against Burkina Faso (2-1)

Cameroon play Ethiopia in Round 2 of Group A of the 2021 Africa Group of Nations.

The match is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 13 January 2022. The match venue is Stade Olembe, Yaounde.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Cameroon vs Ethiopia (January 13) game are analyzed in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineup is coming up next.

Cameroon vs Ethiopia (January 13) latest betting odds

Cameroon to win odds are priced at 1.21 (-475 American; 4/19 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.80 (+480; 24/5), while Ethiopia to win odds are priced at 18.00 (+1700; 17/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Cameroon — 79%, draw — 16%, Ethiopia — 5%.

Latest betting odds on Cameroon vs Ethiopia (13 January 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Asian handicap (-1.75) on Cameroon — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
  • Asian handicap (+1.75) on Ethiopia — 1.85 (-118; 50/59)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 4.5 (+350; 7/2)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.18 (-550; 2/11)

Cameroon vs Ethiopia (January 13) match preview and statistics

Cameroon began the campaign with a 2-1 victory over Burkina Faso thanks to a brace from Vincent Aboubakar. The Indomitable Lions are now on a five-game winning streak following the win. They are top of Group A table with three points and a +1 goal difference. Note that Cameroon were the only team to score more than one goal in the Round 1 fixtures. Other teams either scored one or zero goals.

Burkina Faso took an early lead in the 24th minute of the game as Gustavo Sangare took a shot with his left footed from the left side of the six-yard box to the top left corner, assisted by Bertrand Traore with a cross following a corner. Vincent Aboubakar levelled the scores in the 40th minute from the penalty spot with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Aboubakar scored a brace and put the Indomitable Lions in front on the stroke of halftime as he converted the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal. Team statistics: 60% possession, 14 total shots, nine chances created, two big chances, four shots on target, 339 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 15 fouls conceded, six corners, one offside, one yellow card.

Cameroon team news: Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting suffered a knee injury in training and is out for the game.

Ethiopia are winless in five straight games following the 0-1 loss to Cape Verde in their AFCON opener. They have three losses and two draws in the previous five games. The Walias are last in Group A standings with zero points and a -1 goal difference.

In the 12th minute of a game, Yared Baye got a straight red leaving the team down to 10 men. Julio Tavares scored the match winner for the Tubaroes Azuis on the stroke of halftime with a header from very close range to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Garry Rodrigues. Top stats: 43% possession, seven total shots, five chances created, one shot on target, 303 accurate passes, 78% pass accuracy, 11 fouls conceded, one corner, one offside, 31 duels won, nine tackles succeeded, nine interceptions, one yellow card, one red card.

Ethiopia team news: No player is injured or suspended for this game.

Cameroon vs Ethiopia H2H

The last time both teams met was in the group stage matches, the game ended in a goalless draw.

Cameroon vs Ethiopia (January 13) key players and lineups

Cameroon projected starting lineup:

  • Andre Onana
  • Collins Fai
  • Jerome Onguene
  • Michael Ngadeu
  • Nouhou Tolo
  • Samuel Oum Gouet
  • Nicolas Moumie Ngamaleu
  • Pierre Kunde
  • Andre Zambo Anguissa
  • Karl Toko Ekambi
  • Vincent Aboubakar

Vincent Aboubakar is the key player to watch out for. He scored a brace in the 2-1 victory against Burkina Faso in their last match. Aboubakar is leading the topscorer race already with two goals and looking forward to scoring again in this match.

Ethiopia projected starting lineup:

  • Teklemariam Shanko
  • Suleiman Hamid
  • Aschalew Tamene
  • Mignot Debebe
  • Ramadan Yesuf
  • Mesoud Mohammed
  • Amanuel Yohannes
  • Surafel Dagnachew
  • Abubeker Nasser
  • Getaneh Kebede
  • Amanuel Gebremichaeldd

The key player to watch out for is Teklemariam Shanko. He had a good performance in the game, made four saves, four diving saves, acted as a sweeper one time and made eight ball recoveries. A top performance from Shanko is what the team needs when facing a strong opponent like Cameroon.

Cameroon vs Ethiopia (January 13) betting tips and prediction

Cameroon started the campaign in the best way possible. They came back from 0-1 down to win 2-1 at full-time. The Indomitable Lions extended their winning streak to five games. Ethiopia winless streak is now five games, with three losses and two draws. The Walias lost 0-1 to Cape Verde in their tournament opener.

In their last head-to-head game, both teams played a goalless draw. Cameroon put in a solid performance in their opener, with 60% possession, 14 total shots. More goals could have come out of that game, but the win is satisfactory for them. This game against Ethiopia is one to watch out for, expecting at least three goals from the Lions. The prediction are Cameroon to win, and over 2.5 goals.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.75) on Cameroon

Odds: 2.04 (+104 American; 26/25 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.25 (+125 American; 5/4 Fractional)

Football AFCON 2021 . Group A. Round 2
Cameroon — Ethiopia
Asian handicap (-1.75) on Cameroon
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