The J2 League clash at POCARI SWEAT Stadium on Wednesday will see hosts Tokushima Vortis welcome opponents Tochigi S.C..
Our Tokushima Vortis v Tochigi S.C. predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below – along with the latest match odds.
Tokushima Vortis, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 J2 League victory against Tokyo Verdy.
For Tokushima Vortis, the goalscorers were Koki Kiyotake (18') and Ken Iwao (86'). Joel Chima Fujita (43') scored for Tokyo Verdy.
Ricardo Rodríguez’s Tokushima Vortis have netted a sum total of 11 times in their preceding 6 outings. The corresponding number of goals that they have conceded in that time stands at 5.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Tokushima Vortis:
- have not lost a league tie with Tochigi S.C. in their last 6 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Tochigi S.C. will go into the meeting following a 1-0 J2 League win to beat Kyoto Sanga in their previous fixture.
For 5 of the past 6 games featuring Tochigi S.C., a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game during that spell is a mere 1.17, with the number of goals averaged by Tochigi being 1. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Their previous form shows that Tochigi S.C.:
- are winless against Tokushima Vortis in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes dating back to 01/11/2015 tells us that Tokushima Vortis have won 3 of these & Tochigi S.C. 0, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined sum of 17 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 11 of them from Tokushima and 6 netted by Tochigi. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The last league match between these sides was J2 League match day 18 on 09/09/2020 when the final score was Tochigi S.C. 0-1 Tokushima Vortis.
Team News: Tokushima Vortis
Tokushima Vortis boss Ricardo Rodríguez has zero fitness concerns at all before this game with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Tochigi S.C.
Owing to a fully injury-free group to choose from, Tochigi S.C. manager Kazuaki Tasaka doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this match.
When taking all factors into account, Tochigi S.C. should be able to find the net against this Tokushima Vortis outfit, although that possibly won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Tokushima Vortis by the conclusion of the game. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking out the betting prices for the game in the WDW market, putting your money on Tokushima Vortis is best priced at 1.8, a bet on a drawn result is 3.4 and taking a punt on a victory for Tochigi S.C. gets you 5. Those are the best bets being offered as of now.