Gambia vs Cameroon Betting Tips 29/01/2022

January 27, 2022
Akshay Nayak
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Gambia vs Cameroon Betting Tips 29/01/2022

Akshay Nayak, Senior Author

On the 29th of January 2022, at 21:30 IST, Gambia and Cameroon will meet in the first quarter-finals at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde. Cameroon is the clear favorite to win the match and progress to the semifinals.

Teams Status

The Gambia

The Gambia advanced to the quarterfinals with a slim 1-0 win over Guinea in the round of 16. Guinea dominated for the duration of the game, but the Gambia scored the game’s winning goal in the second half. They were really good in the group stages, with two wins and a draw for a total of seven points. They finished second in Group F, behind Mali, Tunisia, and Mauritania, on goal difference, slightly ahead of Mali. In four games, they had scored four goals while conceding only one goal. They have just two goal scorers with Musa Burrow and Ablie Jallow, having scored two goals each.


Cameroon is coming into the quarterfinals after playing a thrilling round of 16 matches against Comoros. They were held to a 2-1 win by a 10-men team as Nadjim Abdou was sent off in the seventh minute. Cameroon finished at the top of Group A with two wins and a draw. Their group consisted of teams like Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, and Ethiopia. They have scored as many as nine goals and have conceded just four goals. Their leading goal scorer Vincent Aboubakar is also named the player of the group stages has six goals to his name. The Lyon striker Karl Toko Ekambi has scored the remaining three goals for the team.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

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According to the Melbet sportsbook, Cameroon are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 1.56, the Gambia are placed at 10.50 and the draw is at 3.20 odds. Cameroon are placed at 1.48 according to the Sportsbet sportsbook, the Gambia are placed at 7.60 and the draw is at 3.55 odds. According to the Parimatch sportsbook, Cameroon are placed at 1.49, the Gambia are placed at 9.00 and the draw is at 3.70 odds.

Tipster’s Angle

Cameroon has been one of the best teams in the Africa Cup of Nations as they are one of the unbeaten teams. They are likely to win the match against the Gambia as they have done before. Also, this is expected to be a high-scoring contest.

Tip: Cameroon To Win @ 1.56

In the last two head-to-head matches, Cameroon has won both matches. In the last nine matches that the Gambia has played across competitions, they have won five matches, drawn one match, and lost three matches. Cameroon on the other hand has won eight matches, drawn one, and lost one match in the last ten matches that they have played across competitions. Even though both teams are unbeaten in the tournament so far, Cameroon has been playing brilliant football in recent times. So, they are likely to win the match at 1.56 odds available at the Melbet sportsbook.

Tip: Cameroon Total Goals Over 1.5 @ 1.90

The last head-to-head match played between Cameroon and Gambia ended in a 2-0 win for Cameroon. In the last ten matches that Cameroon has played, they have scored 21 goals at an average of over two goals per match and have scored over 1.5 goals in six of those matches. Cameroon managed to score nine goals in four matches in the Africa Cup of Nations, with over 1.5 goals in three matches. With the likes of Vincent Aboubakar, Karl Toko Ekambi, and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting taking the field, they are likely to score over 1.5 goals at 1.90 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.


Cameroon is one of the hot favorites to win the continental cup this year, so they are very likely to beat the Gambia and make it to the semifinals. The Gambia on the other hand has done pretty good to reach the quarterfinals, and it will be an uphill task for them to beat Cameroon here.

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