JEF United Chiba journey to Matsumotodaira Park Stadium Alwin on Wednesday for the J2 League clash with hosts Matsumoto Yamaga.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Matsumoto Yamaga v JEF United Chiba match are shown here (including the best match odds).
Matsumoto Yamaga will be looking for another win after the 0-1 J2 League success over Avispa Fukuoka.
The only scorer from Matsumoto Yamaga was Taro Sugimoto (56').
Their latest results show that quality has been evident in the Matsumoto Yamaga defence. Matsumoto have been stingy, resulting in the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their past six games standing at 4. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Ahead of this meeting, Matsumoto Yamaga haven’t been defeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
JEF United Chiba
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Montedio Yamagata in J2 League action, JEF United Chiba and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only player to score from JEF United Chiba was Hisato Satō (83'). Vinícius (31', 61'), Taiga Maekawa (38') and Shun Nakamura (48') scored for Montedio Yamagata.
Throughout their six latest matches, Atsuhiko Ejiri’s JEF United Chiba have turned their attacks into goals a total of 6 times – earning them a goals scored per game average of 1.
Pre-game facts show that JEF United Chiba:
- have not emerged victorious against Matsumoto Yamaga in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 16/10/2016 shows that Matsumoto Yamaga have won 4 of these games & JEF United Chiba 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 27 overall at an average of 4.5 goals per meeting.
The previous league game between these sides was J2 League match day 11 on 12/08/2020 which ended up with the score at JEF United Chiba 3-0 Matsumoto Yamaga.
Team News: Matsumoto Yamaga
Matsumoto Yamaga boss Yasuharu Sorimachi will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game with a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: JEF United Chiba
Owing to an otherwise healthy group of players, there is only the lone fitness worry for the JEF United Chiba boss Atsuhiko Ejiri to be concerned about. Peter Kwame Aizawa (Torn Meniscus) misses out for this game.
We envisage that JEF United Chiba should have enough to put one past this Matsumoto Yamaga lineup, however it probably won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for Matsumoto Yamaga at the end of the 90 minutes. Expecting it to be very competitive.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the win-draw-win market, backing Matsumoto Yamaga can be had for 2.25, betting on the draw is 3.3 and staking on a win for JEF United Chiba gets you 3.1. They’re the most competitive bets available right now.