Match prediction for J2-League: Sagamihara - Matsumoto Yamaga at Sagamihara Gion Stadium

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Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Sun 28.November
Match begins: 04:00 (UTC)
Venue: Sagamihara Gion Stadium (11808 seats)

This match involves two sides dwelling in the lower section of the J2-League, Sagamihara at 18th place and Matsumoto Yamaga lying 22nd. A nice opportunity for one of the participants to better their position.

Insights:
  • Sagamihara have the fewest scored goals (32) in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the most conceded goals (68) in J2-League

Both participants have had plentiful rest since their previous exertion in an official match. Let's aim for an animated match!

Sagamihara are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture. Matsumoto are fighting to avoid relegation and will work hard for points.

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Sagamihara form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the J2-League this season. Sagamihara have only managed 4 wins, 7 draws and 9 losses from their games here at Sagamihara Gion Stadium. Sagamihara are very eager to stop a potential losing streak at Sagamihara Gion Stadium, having lost their two previous games here.

Sagamihara are returning here after visiting Ehime in a J2-League game and winning with a 2-1 scoreline. Y. Nakayama scored the goal(s). The victory against Ehime came after Y. Nakayama's winning goal. The Sagamihara manager T. Takagi was very happy afterwards with the decision to bring on that player in the 70th minute. Some amazing scenes last match, when Y. Nakayama scored the winning goal six minutes into stoppage time.

Before that game, the home loss against Fagiano Okayama with the scoreline 2-3.

This is expected to be a close game, with Sagamihara perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Sagamihara as a small favourite), we find 13 games. Sagamihara has won nine of these, drawn four and lost zero.

Sagamihara aren't scoring a lot here at Sagamihara Gion Stadium in the league, with only 19 goals from 20 games. 28 goals have been conceded. Sagamihara has at home met teams with this table position (low), six times. It has ended with less than 2.5 goals 5 of 6 times.

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Matsumoto Yamaga form and stats

There's been little loot from Matsumoto Yamaga's travels as they have only collected 11 points from 20 away games in the J2-League. Matsumoto Yamaga only have 2 wins to counter their 13 defeats and 5 draws. It's all red in the travel logs of Matsumoto, having lost four matches in a row as the visiting team.

There were no winners in Matsumoto's previous match, a J2-League home game that ended 1-1 vs Renofa Yamaguchi (placed 14th).

A 2-3 defeat away at Ventforet Kofu before that.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 13 similar matches played by Matsumoto Yamaga in our archives, and the results are: three wins for Matsumoto, four draws and six defeats.

The visitors have scored 13 goals from 20 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Matsumoto have conceded 38 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. When Matsumoto Yamaga is visiting a side on the bottom half, 4 of 6 matches have ended with three or more goals. These are matches against Giravanz Kitakyushu, Omiya Ardija, ThespaKusatsu Gunma, Zweigen Kanazawa, Tochigi, Matsumoto and Ehime.

Head 2 Head

The latest head-to-head encounter ended Matsumoto Yamaga - Sagamihara 2-1, earlier this season.

Top Goalscorers

SagamiharaJ. Fujimoto
J. Fujimoto
7 goals
Matsumoto YamagaK. Suzuki
K. Suzuki
6 goals
SagamiharaS. Hiramatsu
S. Hiramatsu
5 goals

Sagamihara missing players

Matsumoto Yamaga missing players

Sagamihara Matsumoto Yamaga
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
40 20 6 Played P 6 20 40
8 4 1 Won W 1 2 7
13 7 4 Drew D 1 5 12
19 9 1 Lost L 4 13 21
32 19 3 Scored S 4 13 34
50 28 3 Conceded C 13 38 68
85% 85% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 85%
60% 60% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 83% 65% 65%
32% 35% 17% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 55% 52%
10% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 35% 32%
8% 15% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 15%
45% 45% 33% BTTS BTTS 50% 35% 48%
25% 25% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 18%
45% 45% 67% Failed to Score F T 50% 65% 50%
 
3.3 3.9 3.3 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4.9 4.7
5.9 6.3 8.3 Corners against (avg) C A 3.5 5.2 5.4
0.9 0.8 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.8 1.1 0.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 2
 
7.2 7.5 5.3 Shots (avg) S ( 6.8 8.1 8
3 3.1 1.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.3 3.1 3.2
26% 30% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 21% 25%
 
10.9 10.9 10.2 Shots against (avg) S A 8.3 10.3 9.7
4.3 4.3 3.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.8 4.7 4.1
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the fewest points (11) away in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the fewest scored goals in the first half (11) in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the most conceded goals (38) away in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the most conceded goals (68) in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the most conceded goals in the second half (41) in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the the worst goal difference (-25) away in J2-League
  • Matsumoto Yamaga have the the worst goal difference (-34) in J2-League
  • Sagamihara have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sagamihara have the fewest matches over the total-line (13) in J2-League
  • Sagamihara have the fewest scored goals (32) in J2-League

  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