Cerezo Osaka vs Sagan Tosu – Betting Preview

Sagan Tosu make the trip to Yanmar Stadium Nagai on Sunday for the J1 League fixture with home side Cerezo Osaka.

Cerezo Osaka Preview

Sagan Tosu and Consadole Sapporo tied 0-0 in their most recent match of the J. League Cup.

In the preceding sextet of games, Sagan Tosu of Kenta Kawai has scored five goals overall. Over the course of that time, they have let up a total of 11, goals.

Looking at their previous performances, Sagan Tosu hasn’t won against Cerezo Osaka in the last two league games when they’ve faced them away from home. They have lost their last four league games on the road.

An examination of their previous meetings, which date back to July 26, 2020, reveals that Cerezo Osaka has won two of them and Sagan Tosu has won one, with a total of three draws.

17 goals in total, 9 from Sakura and 8 from Sagan Tosu, were scored during those matches between the two clubs. With 2.83 goals scored on average each game, this is.

Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just one fitness concern for the Cerezo Osaka gaffer Akio Kogiku to be concerned with due to a largely intact group of players. Hiroshi Kiyotake (Hamstring Injury) will miss out. Sota Kitano will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.

Sagan Tosu Preview

Cerezo Osaka, who prevailed against FC Tokyo by a score of 1-0 in the J. League Cup, will look for a repeat performance. Capixaba was the lone scorer for Cerezo Osaka (86′).

Cerezo Osaka, captained by Akio Kogiku, have scored five goals overall in their last six games. The number of goals they have given up over that time is 7.

Looking at their prior outcomes, Cerezo Osaka have not lost to Sagan Tosu in their previous four league games, and they have gone three league games without a victory at home!

Cerezo Osaka defeated Sagan Tosu 2-1 in the J1 League Match Day 29 match, which was the last competitive match between these teams.

Cerezo Osaka controlled 48% of the ball during that game and attempted 15 shots, seven of which were successful. Tokuma Suzuki and Jean Patric each scored once in the 52nd and 93rd seconds.

In an otherwise full-strength group of players, there is only the one fitness worry for the Sagan Tosu boss Kenta Kawai to be concerned about. Seok-ho Hwang (Metatarsal Fracture) won’t be playing here. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Shinya Nakano and Yoshiki Narahara.

1×2 Betting Odds

Let’s begin analysing the 1×2 market

While it’s not anticipated that they will score as many goals against them as they did against other teams, we believe that Sagan Tosu must be favoured to defeat Cerezo Osaka in this match.

But a look at the market will tell us otherwise, the home side are the favourites to win 1.95.

We predict that both teams will score in the last 90 minutes, with a close result a big possibility!

The away side are the underdogs in this @ 4.07.

The market odds of a stalemate stands @ 3.70.

Total goals over/under

Let’s check the over/under scenario

The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 2.06.

While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 1.85.

Judging by the market odds, it is expected that this game will be a close one with the result perhaps decided by one or two key moments!