Evenly matched teams: Blaublitz Akita vs Tokyo Verdy match preview

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Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Sun 28.November
Match begins: 04:00 (UTC)
Venue: Akita City Stadium

Which side will get all the points when Tokyo Verdy visit Blaublitz Akita? In this pre-match guide you'll find all the relevant info and numbers needed to make a prediction.

Insights:
  • Blaublitz Akita have the fewest matches under the total-line (12) in J2-League
  • Tokyo Verdy have the most matches over the total-line (24) in J2-League

Blaublitz Akita and Tokyo Verdy should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

Blaublitz can neither be promoted or relegated from J2-League. For Tokyo most of the excitement is over as they will neither be promoted or relegated this season.

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Blaublitz Akita form and stats

Blaublitz Akita's results here at Akita City Stadium in the J2-League have been very modest with 3 victories, 11 draws and 6 defeats.

The Blaublitz Akita fans got no joy from their last match, a J2-League game also here at Akita City Stadium: A 0-2 defeat against Ventforet Kofu (placed 3rd).

Prior to that, an away loss at Kyoto Sanga.

Blaublitz Akita have scored 13 league goals here from 20 matches, not a lot. Blaublitz's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 22 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Tokyo Verdy form and stats

Playing away, Tokyo Verdy have won 6 games, drawn 7 and suffered 7 defeats in the J2-League this season. Tokyo has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

Tokyo Verdy delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Ryūkyū (placed 9th) in their previous match; a J2-League game. The draw against Ryūkyū came from a losing position. The Tokyo manager T. Hori brought on J. Koike as a substitute and the player scored to make the scores level.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Zweigen Kanazawa with the score of 4-0.

Tokyo find the net regularly in their away games. 28 goals from 20 away fixtures in the league. Tokyo Verdy have conceded 34 goals in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Tokyo Verdy - Blaublitz Akita 3-1 was the output when this pair of sides last played each other, earlier this season.

Top Goalscorers

Tokyo VerdyJ. Koike
J. Koike
16 goals
Tokyo VerdyR. Sato
R. Sato
11 goals
Blaublitz AkitaH. Take
H. Take
7 goals

Blaublitz Akita missing players

Tokyo Verdy missing players

Blaublitz Akita Tokyo Verdy
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
40 20 5 Played P 5 20 40
11 3 1 Won W 3 6 14
14 11 3 Drew D 1 7 10
15 6 1 Lost L 1 7 16
39 13 4 Scored S 5 28 55
47 22 4 Conceded C 4 34 65
95% 90% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 98%
75% 70% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 90% 90%
30% 5% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 20% 65% 60%
12% 5% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 35%
2% 5% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 8%
57% 50% 60% BTTS BTTS 40% 65% 60%
25% 25% 20% Clean Sheets C S 40% 20% 20%
22% 35% 20% Failed to Score F T 20% 15% 22%
 
4.9 5.3 5.5 Corners for (avg) C F 2 4.6 4.5
5.1 4.9 6 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 5.8 5.2
0.8 0.8 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 0.7 0.7
1 1 1 Red cards R C 1 1 2
 
6.9 6.9 7.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6.8 7.8 7.6
2.6 2.6 2.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.6 3.6
38% 26% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 39% 39%
 
8.7 9.3 9.2 Shots against (avg) S A 12 11.2 10.3
3.2 3.6 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.8 4.3 4
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • Blaublitz Akita have the fewest matches under the total-line (12) in J2-League
  • Blaublitz Akita have the fewest scored goals (13) at home in J2-League
  • Tokyo Verdy have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Tokyo Verdy have scored at least twice as many goals away as Blaublitz Akita have scored home.
  • Tokyo Verdy have the most matches over the total-line (24) in J2-League
  • Tokyo Verdy haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Júbilo Iwata 40 26 9 5 73 41 20 13 4 3 38 24 20 13 5 2 35 17 32 87
2 Kyoto Sanga 40 24 10 6 59 31 20 13 5 2 37 19 20 11 5 4 22 12 28 82
3 Ventforet Kofu 40 22 10 8 61 35 20 13 5 2 37 17 20 9 5 6 24 18 26 76
4 V-Varen Nagasaki 40 22 9 9 67 42 20 11 6 3 37 20 20 11 3 6 30 22 25 75
5 Machida Zelvia 40 19 11 10 62 38 20 7 6 7 28 22 20 12 5 3 34 16 24 68
6 Albirex Niigata 40 18 13 9 60 37 20 11 4 5 29 12 20 7 9 4 31 25 23 67
7 Montedio Yamagata 40 19 8 13 55 46 20 9 3 8 29 27 20 10 5 5 26 19 9 65
8 JEF United 40 16 14 10 45 35 20 7 8 5 22 18 20 9 6 5 23 17 10 62
9 Ryūkyū 40 17 10 13 54 45 20 10 5 5 27 15 20 7 5 8 27 30 9 61
10 Fagiano Okayama 40 14 14 12 38 33 20 6 5 9 15 15 20 8 9 3 23 18 5 56
11 Mito Hollyhock 40 15 10 15 54 46 20 7 5 8 22 20 20 8 5 7 32 26 8 55
12 Tokyo Verdy 40 14 10 16 55 65 20 8 3 9 27 31 20 6 7 7 28 34 -10 52
13 Blaublitz Akita 40 11 14 15 39 47 20 3 11 6 13 22 20 8 3 9 26 25 -8 47
14 Renofa Yamaguchi 40 10 12 18 36 49 20 6 5 9 20 22 20 4 7 9 16 27 -13 42
15 Tochigi 40 9 15 16 34 48 20 4 7 9 18 24 20 5 8 7 16 24 -14 42
16 ThespaKusatsu Gunma 40 9 13 18 34 53 20 5 8 7 17 21 20 4 5 11 17 32 -19 40
17 Omiya Ardija 40 8 14 18 48 55 20 5 5 10 27 29 20 3 9 8 21 26 -7 38
18 Sagamihara 40 8 13 19 32 50 20 4 7 9 19 28 20 4 6 10 13 22 -18 37
19 Zweigen Kanazawa 40 9 10 21 37 59 20 5 5 10 18 30 20 4 5 11 19 29 -22 37
20 Giravanz Kitakyushu 40 7 14 19 33 59 20 3 7 10 16 27 20 4 7 9 17 32 -26 35
21 Ehime 40 7 13 20 36 64 20 1 8 11 18 38 20 6 5 9 18 26 -28 34
22 Matsumoto Yamaga 40 7 12 21 34 68 20 5 7 8 21 30 20 2 5 13 13 38 -34 33