Third-placed Nigeria will look to build on their 3-0 victory over Seychelles when they host Libya in their third Group E fixture of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers (AFCON). The hosts have a great record at home and will aim to secure the win on Friday in Uyo.
As for Libya, they currently top Group E in the 2019 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers (AFCON) with four points after two rounds of games, having secured a commanding 5-1 victory over Seychelles in their opening match and a draw which was against second-placed South Africa. Only goal difference separates first placed Libya and second-placed South Africa after two rounds of matches, as they are both tied with four points.
Looking at the head-to-head record between the two teams, Nigeria comes on top and are clear favorites for this tie as they are priced on SportyBet at odds of (1.51) to clinch the maximum points. Nigeria and Libya have met three times, with the three games going the way of Nigeria. The Super Eagles last defeated Libya 1-0 to secure their first win of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) earlier in the year. Another 1-0 win at home on Saturday just like the last time the two teams played, is priced well on SportyBet at odds of (3.50).
Libya will be coming into this clash as underdogs at the price of (8.00) with SportyBet, and Adel Amrouche’s men will be hoping to compensate their fans by beating Nigeria so as to have a good chance of qualifying for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, after a draw in their last match. Both sides canceling each other out at the end of full duration is available at a juicy (3.55) with SportyBet.
Nigeria has conceded at least one goal in five of their last seven matches in all competitions, and Libya has scored at least one goal in five of their last six matches in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers. Both sides are odds-on at (3.05) to find the net in this contest as per SportyBet.