Half-time totals: Over 0.5
**The odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change**
Senegal is among the favourites to life the AFCON Trophy with players like Sadio Mane expected to grace Africa’s football stage in this fixture against Zimbabwe. Will Senegal’s Lions of Teranga brave the Warriors of Zimbabwe? Find out how we are tipping these teams to fare against each other in this post.
Free Prediction for Senegal vs Zimbabwe
The Warriors will test their brevity against Senegal’s Lions of Teranga on the second day of AFCON tournament. Our analysis of the best two predictions for Senegal vs Zimbabwe are as follows:
Half-time totals: Over 0.5 @ 1/2 (1.50)
This fixture is expected to be defensive, especially from the Zimbabwean end. The Warriors know that the Lions of Teranga are hungry for some points so this game will be a rather cautious one from Zimbabwe. With that, we don’t see a lot of goals in the first half of this match. Our first pick for Senegal vs Zimbabwe AFCON fixture is that at most one goal will be scored in the first-half.
Half-time/full-time: Senegal @ 13/20 (1.65)
Senegal is undoubtedly the favourites in this fixture. The Lions of Teranga have twice bitten the Warriors of Zimbabwe and should do so for a third time. There is a good chance that Senegal will win both halves of this game. Get it for a price of 1.65 with our selected bookmaker.
Senegal vs Zimbabwe Match Odds, H2H and Current Team Stats
Senegal vs Zimbabwe AFCON Preview: Lions of Teranga Date to Face the Warriors
This is one of the most anticipated AFCON fixtures in the second day of the tournament. As one of the favourites to lift the AFCON trophy, Senegal look to challenge Zimbabwe’s Warriors for a playoff spot in AFCON Group B. Group B constitutes Guinea, Malawi, Senegal and Zimbabwe. This will be the third encounter between these teams. The first meeting was also in AFCON, 2017 Group B, a match that Senegal won 2-0.
The Lions of Teranga were top of the 2017 AFCON Group B and Zimbabwe only managed a point in the group stages back then. The Lions of Teranga also mauled the Warriors in the second duel, a COSAFA match that also saw Senegal top the group and Zimbabwe once again were the last in the group. Four Senegal players namely Seck, Gomis, Sarr and Diatta will miss this game due to injury. On the flip-side, Zimbabwe has all the squad available for this second AFCON duel against the Lions of Teranga.
Senegal predicted lineup: Mendy, Ciss, Koulibaly, Cisse, Kouyate, Gueye, Loum, Thiam, Lopy, Mane and Dieng.
Zimbabwe predicted lineup: Mapisa, Zemura, Hadebe, Mudimu, Bhasera, Wadi, Takwara, Tigere, Kamusoko, Benyu, Kadewere and Dube.
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Senegal is 20th while Zimbabwe is 121st on FIFA ranking list.