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Switzerland vs Cameroon Odds, Prediction & Best Bet for 2022 World Cup (Swiss Secure Success in Tournament Opener)

Devon Platana
Switzerland vs. Cameroon prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match.
Switzerland vs. Cameroon prediction, odds and betting insights for 2022 World Cup match. / AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, Pool
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Switzerland vs Cameroon Match Info

2022 FIFA World Cup — Group Stage
Switzerland (0-0-0) vs. Cameroon (0-0-0)
Date: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022
Time: 5 a.m. ET
Venue: Al Janoub Stadium — Al Wakrah, Qatar
Coverage: FS1

The 2022 FIFA World Cup begins in less than a week. One of the first matches of the tournament takes place on Thursday, Nov. 24 between Switzerland and Cameroon.

Switzerland has been eliminated in the Round of 16 in three of the last four World Cups, highlighting the importance of a tournament-opening victory. Meanwhile, Cameron failed to qualify for the 2018 edition of the event, leaving time to tell if an upset win is in the country's books.

Can Switzerland be victorious to kickstart another lengthy tournament run? Or will Cameroon figure out a way to get their first win at the World Cup since 2002?

Switzerland vs Cameroon Odds & Spread

All World Cup betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SUI: (-140) | CMR: (+470) | DRAW: (+240)
Spread: SUI: -1 (+220) | CMR: +1 (+110)
Total: 2.5 – Over: (+148) | Under: (-184)
Team to Score the First Goal: SUI: (-195) | CMR: (+220) I NO GOALS: (+650)

Switzerland enters this contest as the slight favorite per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 5 a.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 3.5 goals with the under being favored at -184 odds.

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Switzerland vs Cameroon Prediction & Pick

Switzerland shouldn't have much of a problem with this Group G matchup. Cameroon has struggled on the international stage lately, going 1-1-3 (W-D-L) in their last five matches. Furthermore, Cameroon only has one victory in their last five World Cup appearances, scoring just 10 goals in those 15 games.

Not only does Switzerland have a decent amount of World Cup experience, but the Swiss have also won three of their last four outings. With momentum being important in such a big event, I'm going with Switzerland here.

Final Score Prediction: Switzerland: 2 | Cameroon: 0

Switzerland vs Cameroon Betting Trends

- Switzerland made it to the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Cameroon didn't qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Switzerland is 3-0-2 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Cameroon is 1-1-3 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- This is the first-ever head-to-head matchup between Switzerland and Cameroon.

Switzerland vs Cameroon Best Bet

Cameroon's World Cup absence is too much to overlook, as is the team's recent play. Switzerland is more battle-tested, actually having recent success to brag about. I don't expect Cameroon to get any offense going here, leading to Switzerland opening the tournament with a victory.

Bet: Switzerland ML (-140)


Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.


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