Kawasaki Frontale v Shonan: Betting Preview

The hosts finished the last season second, just 2 points below the champions Yohokama Marinos. The visitors finished 12th with just 10 victories in 34 games in the past season.

The hosts have won one game and lost one game in the first two rounds of the 2023 season, while the visitors have collected four points.

Kawasaki Frontale has the 4th most valuable squad of the J League, according to Transfermarkt. They have a squad worth €18.58m according to the same source and they are one position above the reigning Champions Yokohama Marinos in that ranking of estimations, with a squad worth €1.15m more than the Marinos.

The visitors are at the bottom of the estimations ranking, with a squad worth €10.98m, only €700K more valuable than the bottom team of the list Sagan Tosu, worth €10.28m.

Betting Markets: Kawasaki Frontale v Shonan Bellmare

We have all traditional betting markets to this game between Frontale and Shonan.

In the 1×2 betting market, the hosts, or selection ‘1’ are the favourites with odds around 1.91 in the decimal system.

The match draw is paying around 3.50 (selection X), while the visitors victory is paying around 4 to 1.

In the 1×2 first half market, if the hosts start better and are close to scoring, the selection ‘1’ before HT can pay 2.55 on average, which is an equivalent to the selection Kawasaki Frontale -0.5 @2.55 (Before HT or first half market).

If you believe the visitors will at least collect a point away from home, the Asian Handicap selection Shonan Bellmare +0.5 @2.0 on average can be profitable.

In the full time over/under betting market, the odds and lines have stabilized at over/under 2.5 with odds around even, which means this is expected to be an average game considering the potential of the match to produce goals.

Globally, a football game’s average of goals is historically around 2.5 goals per game, hence the ‘standard’ market lines due to the average scenario of this game from the 3rd round of J1 League 2023.

Other interesting markets are exact score results like 1-0, which can pay odds of 6.50 that allow other bets aiming a profit of 100% or more, and other potentially interesting exact score bets are 0-0 and 2-0 with odds around 8.75 and 8.50 in the international sports betting markets as of now.

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