The J2 League game at NDsoft Stadium Yamagata on Sunday sees home side Montedio Yamagata facing Tokushima Vortis.
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Montedio Yamagata are hoping to win again after their last result, the 2-1 J2 League victory against Ōmiya Ardija.
For Montedio Yamagata, the scorers were Vinícius (7') and Shuhei Otsuki (78'). Takimitsu Tomiyama (53') was the scorer for Ōmiya Ardija.
Three or more goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Montedio Yamagata have played. Their opponents scored 8 times in this period while Yamagata amassed a tally of 13.
Tokushima Vortis will come into the match following a 2-0 J2 League win in the defeat of Tochigi S.C. in their last game.
The only player to score from Tokushima Vortis was Yuki Kakita (75'). Sang-Ho Woo (53' Own goal) was the scorer for Tochigi S.C.
A succession of steadfast performances from the Tokushima Vortis defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their past 6 fixtures in total. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 13. We will have to find out if that trend will end up being sustained here.
Looking at their past form shows that Tokushima Vortis:
- have left without a victory over Montedio Yamagata when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 12 league matches away from home. They really have been good on their travels.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 23/06/2018 tells us that Montedio Yamagata have won 2 of these games and Tokushima Vortis 3, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A sum of 19 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 8 from Yamagata and 11 netted by Tokushima. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was J2 League match day 9 on 02/08/2020 when it ended Tokushima Vortis 1-0 Montedio Yamagata.
Team News: Montedio Yamagata
Seong-jun Min (Metatarsal Fracture), Masatoshi Kushibiki (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Naoki Kuriyama (Achilles tendon rupture) will not be able to play for Yamagata .
Team News: Tokushima Vortis
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, Tokushima Vortis boss Ricardo Rodríguez doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that Tokushima Vortis and Montedio Yamagata could end up without much reward for their efforts here.
A scoreless draw looks like a real possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We therefore see a very close game with a 0-0 score at the end of this one.
What are the top odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the WDW market, staking on Montedio Yamagata is best priced at 2.705, a wager on the draw is 3.36 & betting on the win for Tokushima Vortis can get you 2.6. These are the best of the returns offered at the current time.