Ōmiya Ardija host the visiting Machida Zelvia at NACK5 Stadium Ōmiya in this J2 League meeting on Saturday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Ōmiya Ardija v Machida Zelvia, scroll down – plus the latest match odds.
Ōmiya Ardija will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 1-0 J2 League success vs Zweigen Kanazawa.
The only scorer from Ōmiya Ardija was Masato Kojima (33').
Takuya Takagi’s Ōmiya Ardija have netted 5 times over their past six outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in that same time is 8.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Ōmiya Ardija:
- haven’t been beaten in the league by Machida Zelvia in their previous 4 matches.
- have not registered a win against Machida Zelvia in their last 2 league matches.
After a losing effort in their last game against Matsumoto Yamaga in J2 League action, Machida Zelvia will be aiming to make amends here.
The only scorer from Machida Zelvia was Yuki Okada (94'). Masato Tokida (53') and Koki Tsukagawa (72') scored for Matsumoto Yamaga.
The stats don’t lie, and Machida Zelvia have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals in all. In defence, Machida can certainly do much better.
Ahead of this meeting, Machida Zelvia are without a win away from home in their last 8 matches in the league. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
The last league match between these sides was J2 League match day 20 on 20/09/2020 which ended up with the score at Machida Zelvia 0-0 Ōmiya Ardija.
Team News: Ōmiya Ardija
Ōmiya Ardija manager Takuya Takagi doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game with a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Machida Zelvia
From a largely available group of players, there is just the sole fitness problem for the Machida Zelvia gaffer Ranko Popović to be concerned with. Mizuki Ando (Torn Ankle Ligament) won’t be playing here.
Machida Zelvia may well find it hard to see themselves scoring against this Ōmiya Ardija outfit who we reckon should be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We’ve gone for a very even match with a 1-0 winning score for Ōmiya Ardija at the end of the 90.
Hoping for a good game.
What are the top odds for the game?
Checking on the latest odds for this match on the win-draw-win market, the win for Ōmiya Ardija is available for 2.33, betting on the game finishing all-square is 3.35 and taking a punt on a win for Machida Zelvia can be had at 3.2. Those are the most competitive prices available right now.