Kyoto Sanga v FC Tokyo – Betting Preview

FC Tokyo are the guests at Sanga Stadium by Kyocera on Saturday for the J1 League showdown with hosts Kyoto Sanga.

After the first two games, Kyoko Sanga are 17th on the table as a result of losing both those games, while FC Tokyo are 5th on table after 4 points.

The following is the match preview and betting analysis for the match!

Kyoto Sanga Preview

After losing to Nagoya Grampus 1-0 in their previous J1 League match, Kyoto Sanga won’t want to replicate their past performance here.

In that game, Kyoto Sanga had a 51% possession rate and 3 of 10 shots on goal were successful. Four of Nagoya Grampus’s sixteen attempts at goal were successful. Nagoya Grampus’ goal came from Kensuke Nagai (62′).

In 5 of the last 6 games involving Kyoto Sanga, fewer than three goals per game were scored. A total of seven goals were scored by their opponents throughout this span, while Kyoto Sanga only managed to score two.

Kyoto Sanga has not defeated FC Tokyo in any of their previous four league matches, according to their past performance.

FC Tokyo Preview

FC Tokyo and Kashiwa Reysol played in the J1 League matchup prior to this one, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

FC Tokyo had 50% of the ball during that game and 15 shots on goal, with 5 of those going in. For FC Tokyo, only Adalton (36′) managed to score. With three attempts at goal, Kashiwa Reysol was successful on two of them. Kashiwa Reysol’s goal came from Mao Hosoya (25′).

FC Tokyo, led by Albert Puig, has cause for celebration after scoring 10 goals in their previous six games, giving them an average of 1.67 goals per game.

Their boss Albert Puig has a number of players out of action. Teruhito Nakagawa (Hamstring Injury) and Shuto Abe (Biceps femoris muscle injury) can’t be considered. Hotaka Nakamura cannot play in this game through suspension.

1×2 Betting Odds

Let’s analyse the 1×2 betting market.

Our impression is that Kyoto Sanga would struggle to score against this FC Tokyo team, which we believe should score at least once to gain the upper hand.

As a result, we should witness a fiercely contested battle that ends with FC Tokyo edging it!

A look at the betting market will tell you, the home side are the underdogs in this @ 3.55.

Meanwhile, Tokyo FC are the favourites to win @ 2.29.

The market odds of a stalemate and points shared between the two stands @ 3.40.

Total goals over/under

Let’s analyse the over/under market.

The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 2.30.

While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 1.75.

Well, the market expect this one to be a tight contest with limited goal action, where the away side should do just enough to seal the 3 points!