FC Tokyo vs Yokohama FC – Betting Preview
FC Tokyo will host Yokohama FC in a J league match on Sunday, 12th march. After 3 games played, FC Tokyo are 9th on the J league table with 4 points.
Meanwhile the visiting side, Yokohama FC, are dead last on the table with just 1 point in 3 games. but it is still early stages and the points table could turn upside down even if one result goes your way!
So perhaps the points table is not a clear indicator of how the teams have been playing! So, without wasting anymore time lets look at both these teams!
The following is the match preview and betting preview of the game.
FC Tokyo Preview
The last outing for FC Tokyo was against the Cerezo Osaka in the J League Cup which they lost by the scoreline of 1-0. The match was tightly contested up until the home side scored in the 86th min of the game!
But FC Tokyo must move on from that as they have yet another tough test in the form of Yokohama FC.
It is interesting to know, during the last 5 meetings with FC Tokyo playing at home, FC Tokyo have won 4 times, there have been 0 draws while Yokohama FC have won 1 times. The goal difference is 10-2 in favour of FC Tokyo.
In their last meeting FC Tokyo won by 4 goals!
Yokohama FC Preview
Yokohama FC also had their last outing in the J League Cup, where they too ended up losing the match in a dramatic fashion against Sanfrecce.
They first took the lead in the 59th minute of the game, only to lose it in the 75th minute.
After that, with the crowd behind their back, the home side took the lead in the 80th minute. An 88th minute own goal was followed after adding an insurance.
So they lost that and they are also dead last on the points table! To make matters worse, their head-to-head record against Tokyo FC isn’t that bright anyway!
During the last 10 meetings, FC Tokyo have won 8 times, there have been 0 draws while Yokohama FC have won 2 times. The goal difference is 16-4 in favour of FC Tokyo.
1×2 Betting Odds
Let’s begin analysing the 1×2 market
Neither of the sides have had a much of a bright start to the new season, but Tokyo FC has had it slightly better! And given that they will be playing at home, it could be of massive help!
And that is why they are the favourites in this @ 1.63.
The away side is yet to win a game this season and that certainly will not help their odds. They are the underdogs in this with odds standing @ 6.00.
The market odds of a stalemate between the two stands @ 4.09.
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 @ 2.04.
While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 1.88.
Historically, the average number of goals in meetings between FC Tokyo and Yokohama FC is 2.00.
Both the sides have had their fair share of struggles at the start of this season, but expect Tokyo FC to do enough to win this on home turf!