2023 AFCON Betting

Tanzania and 23 other teams will trade tackles in Ivory Coast at the 2023/2024 Africa Cup of Nations. This article will provide an AFCON betting guide for Tanzanian bettors, analysing how to bet on this tournament.

AFCON Betting Sites

Various betting sites will be available for bettors in Tanzania to make their AFCON predictions. Players can find different AFCON bonuses, including welcome bonuses for new customers, multi-bet bonuses, and free bets. See the table below showing different AFCON betting sites and their possible offers during the tournament.

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Premier Bet

Africa Cup of Nations 2024 Schedule

CAF has sorted the group stage draw for this year’s event with teams placed in different AFCON groups (A-F). The competition will start on January 13 and end on February 11, 2024. Below are the AFCON fixtures for Tanzania and the rest of Group F.

AFCON Betting Odds

The betting odds present the likelihood of teams winning the AFCON tournament. Here, you will find the AFCON odds for the various teams in this competition.

AFCON Betting Markets

AFCON betting sites will provide a variety of betting markets for this tournament. These markets will cover both pre-match and in-play. Let’s briefly describe the most popular ones that you find on the top Tanzanian betting sites. They are:

🏅 1X2

1X2 is the most popular AFCON betting market on any bookie. It is often referred to as the Match-Winner market, requiring you to wager on the Full-time result of a game. That is, you have to predict if the match will end as a Home Win, Away Win or Draw. 

However, you have to understand that ‘Home and Away’ aren’t well pronounced in this tournament as all matches will be played in the host nation’s (Ivory Coast) stadiums. Nevertheless, bookies will surely place teams in this format – Home, Draw, Away – for bettors to wager.

🏅 Totals

The Total market is also known as Over/Under. It involves predicting that the number of goals to be scored in a match will be greater or lesser than the mark set by a betting site. You can use this market for pre-games and live matches.

Bettors who are skilled at picking out teams that score a lot of goals or teams that don’t score a lot will fancy this market. Over/Under 0.5, 1.5 and 2.5 are the most popular Totals market on Tanzanian betting sites.

🏅 Correct Score

The correct score market involves predicting the exact score in a game. You have to choose what the scoreline will be in the 90 minutes of play. This market usually carries high odds, which, as a result, impacts your payout greatly. 

It is one of the most tricky betting markets, requiring not just your research skills but also instincts and luck. Like the Totals Market, you will also find correct scores during in-play. 1-0, 2-0, 3-1, 0-1, 0,2, 1-1, 1,3 are examples of correct score.

🏅 Both Teams To Score

The Both Teams To Score Market requires that the participating football teams in a match score at least one goal in regulation match time. Most betting sites abbreviate it as BTTS. Some bookies give players a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ option with this market. ‘Yes’ means that both teams will score, and ‘No’ means that both teams won’t score or just a team will score. 1-1, 1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 1-4, 3-2, etc., are some of the examples of BTTS.

🏅 Handicap

Handicap is a type of bet that gives both football equal chances to win a game. The underdog gets a headstart with additional goals already recorded in the team’s name, while the favourite team will start the game with a goal deficit. 

For example,  the underdog will get at least a one-goal lead before the start of the game. 0:1, 0:2, and 0:3 are examples of Handicap bets indicating that the underdog team has a 1, 2 or 3-goal lead.

🏅 Next Team To Score

The Next Team To Score Market is a popular live market. It involves predicting the next team to score a goal in a game. For instance, if the result of an ongoing game is 1-0, this market will have you predict the next team that will score the next goal.

🏅 Next Player To Score/Next Goalscorer 

The Next Goalscorer Market is similar to the Next Team To Score. The only difference is that you must choose the next player to score a goal instead of the next team to score. The focus is usually on the strikers or forwards. However, this could be a challenging market for bettors because a different player may end up scoring the next goal.

🏅 Outright Bet

Outright Bet is a future bet that involves predicting a competition’s overall winner. In this case, players can predict the team that is likely to win the AFCON title. Also, the odds for this market are usually high.

🏅 Top Goalscorer Market

The Top Goalscorer Market, as the name suggests, is a bet on the player who will record the most goals in a competition. We have a couple of great goalscorers that will grace the 2023/2024 AFCON stage. Bettors can predict the AFCON top scorers, choosing one that will record the most goals in Ivory Coast.

AFCON Betting

AFCON Betting Tips

You may need to apply some strategies to succeed with their AFCON 2023/24 predictions. Here are a few tips for your AFCON betting.

📰 Follow Team News and Lineups

You must be up-to-date with the teams you intend to wager on at the 2023/2024 AFCON. Follow their team news to know the players available in training, those who are injured or not fully fit, those who haven’t had enough playing match time before being invited to the competition and so on. Knowing all these will assist you in making your predictions. 

As a bettor, you must check the lineups before the start of a game to know if there have been changes to the starting lineup. If there’s a change in the usual starting XI, the team’s style of play on the field may change, thereby affecting your bets.

📈 Check Past Records and Statistics 

Past Records and Statistics are essential to betting on the AFCON. For instance, teams like Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria have a brilliant record in this competition, winning at least 3 titles. These teams will also grace the 2024 AFCON, proving that they’re a formidable team that knows the competition so well. It is easy to see them as one of the AFCON favourites judging from their records.

Furthermore, check the statistics of these teams before a game. For instance, look at their head-to-head record against a team, the number of goals they’ve recorded, etc. 

⚽ Consider the Form of the Team and Players

It’s advisable to consider the form of a team and their players before betting on an AFCON game. Check if their strikers have been scoring goals or if they’ve been blanking for a while. Also, check how the team have been performing from the AFCON qualifiers and their results from a few games back before the start of the tournament. 

Placing a bet on a team that has had poor results and struggling to win games will be such a bad idea. This is why you must consider their form to aid your predictions.

💰 Have a Financial Plan 

Bettors should always have a budget for any tournament they want to bet on. You will only bet what you can afford to spend when you have a financial plan. Also, don’t chase your losses when you lose a bet, as this could lead to losing more. 

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How to Bet on AFCON?

AFCON betting is similar to every other kind of betting you’ve placed on a bookie. Follow the step-by-step guide below to bet on the 2023/2024 AFCON.

  1. Sign up with a licensed sports betting site and log into your account.

  2. Next, players should go to the sports section of the site and select ‘Football.’

  3. Then they must choose ‘Africa Cup of Nations’ or ‘AFCON’ from the list of tournaments or events in the football section.

  4. Afterwards, pick your game(s). You can choose single bet, multi bets, or system bets, depending on the bookie.

  5. As you select your games, it automatically adds to your betslip. Go to your betslip to view the games and make adjustments if need be.

  6. Then, enter your stake amount and submit your bet. 

Africa Cup of Nations 2024 Live Streaming

AFCON live streaming will be available on the Top Tanzanian betting sites. This way, bettors will be able to watch these games on their betting platforms as well as make predictions while the games unfold.

Many operators will also offer the possibility to check AFCON livescores if you are unable to watch the matches live.

AFCON Results

The AFCON 2021 was held in Cameroon as 24 teams also graced the tournament. From the AFCON results, Senegal won the competition for the first time, following a 4-2 penalty win over Egypt after playing 0-0. Cameroon won the bronze medal after defeating Burkina Faso 5-3 on penalties after playing 3-3 in the third-place game.

Africa Cup of Nations History

The African Cup Of Nations is the biggest football competition in the Africa continent and is held every two years. The AFCON was first held in 1957 with three teams, with Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia gracing the first-ever event. After some time, the teams increased to 8, 16 and then 24 teams. The tournament expanded to 24 teams in 2019, with Algeria winning it.

Egypt are the most successful AFCON team in history, winning 7 times. They are followed closely by Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria, who have 5, 4 and 3 AFCON titles, respectively to their names. The last edition saw defending Champions Senegal win their first-ever AFCON title, denying Egypt of winning a record 8 titles. 

The competition has also produced great talents, with the likes of Samuel Eto’o, Rashidi Yekini, Didier Drogba, Roger Milla and Jay Jay Okocha shining on the big stage. Former Cameroonian International Eto’o currently holds the record for the most goals (18) in the AFCON.

AFCON 2024 Betting FAQ

⚽ Is it legal to bet on AFCON matches in Tanzania?

Yes. AFCON betting is legal in Tanzania. However, bettors must be at least 18 years old to place bets on the tournament.

⚽ Can I bet on AFCON online in Tanzania?

Yes. Several online betting sites are available in Tanzania to wager on the AFCON.

⚽ Who will host AFCON 2024?

Ivory Coast will host the 2024 African Cup of Nations.

⚽ Can I bet on AFCON outright winners before the tournament starts?

Yes. Players can bet on the Outright winners before the start of the tournament. The Outright winner’s bet is a wager on the likely team to win the 2024 AFCON.

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