Algeria vs Nigeria Preview, Tips and Odds

Algeria and Nigeria will determine the second finalist in Africa Cup of Nations 2019 tournament, when the countries meet on Sunday. The Nigerians are three time champions of the continent, with their latest triumph coming in 2013, while Algeria will try to reach their third final, as they won and lost one so far. The two countries met in the final of 1980’s edition and Nigeria won convincingly by 3:0.

Algeria vs Nigeria Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last games Last games home/away
Algeria Draw 5 W/ 4 D/ 7 L 4 W/ 3 D/ 2 L
Nigeria Draw 7 W/ 4 D/ 5 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 4 L

Last game between the nations: 10.11.2017 World Cup Qualifier: Algeria – Nigeria 1:1; Yacine Brahimi 88′ (penalty); John Ogu 63′
Last game on Algerian soil: 10.11.2017 World Cup Qualifier: Algeria – Nigeria 1:1; Yacine Brahimi 88′ (penalty); John Ogu 63′

Worth mentioning: Nigeria are unbeaten in the last eight H2H clashes with Algeria and recorded six victories in the process, but the most recent encounter ended in draw. Two of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while on three occasions both sides managed to hit the back of the nets. Algeria were unable to win any of the last four matches against Nigeria when listed as hosts.

Algeria vs Nigeria Stats

As of 12.07 Last Game Last 10 Games Last 5 games home/away
Algeria Draw 7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Nigeria Win 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Algeria: 11.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/4 final: Ivory Coast – Algeria 1:1 (3:4 after penalty shoot-out); Jonathan Kodjia 62′; Sofiane Feghouli 20′; Baghdad Bounedjah missed a penalty for Algeria in 48′
Top performers Algeria: Adam Ounas 3 goals 1 assist, Youcef Belaili and Ryad Mahrez are on 2 goals each.
Last game Nigeria: 10.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/4 final: Nigeria – South Africa 2:1; Samuel Chukwueze 27′, William Troost-Ekong 89′; Bongani Zungu 71′
Top performers Nigeria: Odion Ighalo 3 goals 1 assist, Kenneth Omeruo 1 goal 1 assist, Samuel Chukwueze 1 goal.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean Sheets
Algeria 17:5 3 4 6
Nigeria 11:7 3 3 5

Worth mentioning: Algeria are unbeaten in their last eleven outings and were on a run of five consecutive victories, prior to drawing with Ivory Coast in the regular time of their 1/4 battle. Two of the country’s last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, while only the most recent one witnessed goals at both ends.
None of the previous eleven Nigeria matches was won by the side listed as visitors, as the hosts recorded eight victories in the process. No draw has been registered in the nation’s last six encounters. Only the most recent two of Nigeria’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, and the same matches saw both involved sides scoring.

Algeria vs Nigeria News

Missing players Algeria: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Nigeria: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Algeria vs Nigeria Predictions

Under 0,5 goals in the first half – 2.25 @ bet365