Albirex Niigata will be at Yamaha Stadium on Wednesday for the J2 League showdown with home side Júbilo Iwata.
All Júbilo Iwata v Albirex Niigata match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
Júbilo Iwata prepare for this game following a 1-1 J2 League stalemate against Ehime FC.
The only player to score from Júbilo Iwata was Kosuke Yamamoto (85'). Makito Yoshida (52') was the scorer for Ehime FC.
Fernando Jubero’s Júbilo Iwata have hit the back of the net 8 times in their last six outings. Conversely, the number of goals that they have conceded in those same games stands at 6.
Looking at their past form shows that Júbilo Iwata:
- have not lost a league tie with Albirex Niigata in their previous 3 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
Albirex Niigata come into this game following a 1-0 J2 League win to beat Giravanz Kitakyushu in their last outing.
The only player to score from Albirex Niigata was Yuki Omoto (69').
During their six previous matches, Kazuaki Yoshinaga’s Albirex Niigata have turned their attacks into goals 9 times therefore giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.5.
A look at their previous results shows us that Albirex Niigata:
- have not been beaten by Júbilo Iwata in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 28/08/2013 shows that Júbilo Iwata have won 3 of these games & Albirex Niigata 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was J2 League match day 17 on 05/09/2020 when it finished Albirex Niigata 1-3 Júbilo Iwata.
Team News: Júbilo Iwata
Kakeru Funaki (Corona virus), Ryoma Ishida (Corona virus), Koki Ogawa (Corona virus) and Yasuyuki Konno (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) won’t be available for Júbilo Iwata boss Fernando Jubero.
Team News: Albirex Niigata
Albirex manager Kazuaki Yoshinaga has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Gonzalo González (Muscle Injury) and Arata Watanabe (Metatarsal Fracture) are those who can’t be considered.
In our view, Albirex Niigata will need to push hard to get anything against this Júbilo Iwata outfit who we think will score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 advantage for Júbilo Iwata at the end of the 90.
A close call.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the win-draw-win market, a win for Júbilo Iwata is available for 2.59, betting on the draw is 3.75 & putting your money on the winner to be Albirex Niigata comes in at 2.62. They’re the best market prices offered as of now.