Egypt vs DR Congo prediction, odds & betting tips 28/01/2024

Egypt
28/01/24 - 20:00

Finished

1 (7)

-

1 (8)

Congo DR

Egypt - Congo DR

Africa Cup of Nations - Laurent Pokou Stadium

4th Round

*The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, but are subject to change.

Sparks will fly as Egypt and DR Congo battle for supremacy at the Laurent Pokou Stadium on Sunday. Which of these outfits will advance to the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations?

Egypt vs DR Congo prediction, betting tips & odds

Hot tip – Egypt to score first

  • Egypt opened the scoring in six of their last eight matches.
  • DR Congo conceded first in four of their last five games.

Also, Egypt drew first blood the last two times these teams met in competitive fixtures. These are the reasons why ‘Egypt to score first' is one of our favourite Egypt vs DR Congo predictions.

Latest odds

Head to Head

26/06/19

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Egypt

Egypt

Congo DR

Congo DR

2

0

Last Five - Egypt

28/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Congo DR

Congo DR

Egypt

Egypt

1 (8)

1 (7)

L

22/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Cape Verde Islands

Cape Verde Islands

Egypt

Egypt

2

2

D

18/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Ghana

Ghana

Egypt

Egypt

2

2

D

14/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Mozambique

Mozambique

Egypt

Egypt

2

2

D

07/01/24

International Match International

tz

Tanzania

Egypt

Egypt

0

2

W

Last Five - Congo DR

10/02/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

South Africa

South Africa

Congo DR

Congo DR

0 (6)

0 (5)

L

07/02/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

Congo DR

Congo DR

1

0

L

02/02/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Guinea

Guinea

Congo DR

Congo DR

1

3

W

28/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

Egypt

Egypt

Congo DR

Congo DR

1 (7)

1 (8)

W

24/01/24

Africa Cup of Nations ACN

tz

Tanzania

Congo DR

Congo DR

0

0

D

Win probability

  • Egypt: 19/20 (1.95) – 51.3
  • Draw: 19/10 (2.90) – 34.5
  • DR Congo: 2/1 (3.00) – 33.3

It's evident from these Egypt vs DR Congo odds that Egypt are the expected winners at 19/20 (1.95). Teams with these odds usually have a 51.3 percent probability of winning.

For more football betting tips on this game, check out the over/under goals market. The over 2.5 option can be backed at 33/20 (2.65) with an implied probability of 37.7 percent, while the under 2.5 option is priced at 4/9 (1.44) with a probability of 69.2 percent.

Egypt vs DR Congo prediction – Other tips

Draw

  • Egypt drew all of their group games.
  • DR Congo also drew all of their group matches.

Under 2.5 goals

  • Three of the last four clashes between these sides went south of the 2.5 goal marker.
  • Less than three goals were scored in 11 of DR Congo's last 12 games.

Egypt vs DR Congo prediction

Egypt vs DR Congo team news

Egypt

Egypt managed to get by in Group B, after playing three consecutive 2-2 draws. They are now on an eight-match unbeaten run across all competitions, with four wins and four draws.

Rui Vitoria's men will hope to get back to winning ways as they take on DR Congo.

Predicted lineup: Gabal, Fatouh, Abdelmonem, Hegazy, Hany, Ashour, Attia, Fathi, Marmoush, Mohamed, Zizo.

DR Congo

Coincidentally, DR Congo are the only other team besides Egypt to draw all of their group games in AFCON 2023. They have no wins in their last five games, with three draws and two losses.

Sebastien Desabre will hope to steer his team to victory as they square off against the most successful team in the history of this tournament.

Predicted lineup: M'Pasi, Masuaku, Batubinsika, Mbemba, Kalulu, Moutoussamy, Pickel, Mayele, Mfulu, Mvumpa, Wissa.

Egypt

Egypt
4-3-3
23
Gabaski
eg
3
Mohamed Hany Eldemerdash
eg
24
Abdelmonem Mohamed
eg
6
Ahmed Hegazy
eg
13
Ahmed Abou El Fotouh
eg
14
Marwan Attia
eg
17
Mohamed Elneny
eg
25
Zizo
eg
5
Hamdi Fathi
eg
19
Mostafa Mohamed
eg
7
Mahmoud Trezeguet
eg
Substitutes
18
Mostafa Fathi
eg
22
Omar Marmoush
eg
26
Mohamed Sobhi
eg
12
Mohamed Hamdy
eg
4
Omar Kamal
eg
20
Mahmoud Hamada
eg
27
Mohanad Lasheen
eg
15
Yasser Ahmed Ibrahim El Hanafi
eg
9
Ahmed Hassan
eg
11
Kahraba
eg
1
Ahmed El Shenawy
eg
2
Ali Gabr
eg

Congo DR

Congo DR
4-3-3
10
Theo Bongonda
cd
22
Chancel Mbemba
cd
26
Arthur Masuaku
cd
18
Charles Pickel
cd
17
Cedric Bakambu
cd
1
Lionel Nzau Mpasi
cd
5
Dylan Batubinsika
cd
8
Samuel Moutoussamy
cd
20
Yoane Wissa
cd
13
Mechak Elia
cd
24
Gedeon Kalulu
cd
Substitutes
6
Aaron Tshibola
cd
16
Dimitry Bertaud
cd
19
Fiston Kalala Mayele
cd
2
Henock Inonga
cd
23
Simon Banza
cd
4
Brian Jephte Bayeye
cd
27
Omenuke Mfulu
cd
12
Kayembe
cd
11
Silas Katompa Mvumpa
cd
15
Rocky Bushiri
cd
7
Grady Diangana
cd
21
Baggio Siadi Ngusia
cd

*Confirmed Egypt vs DR Congo lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kick-off.

Player to watch: Mostafa Mohamed

It's important to note that Mostafa Mohamed scored in all of Egypt's group games, and is the only player to score in three consecutive matches at this edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Nantes player is two goals behind Emilio Nsue in the race to the AFCON Golden Boot, he'll look to catch up by scoring a couple of goals on Sunday.


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