Vissel Kobe v Gamba Osaka – Betting Preview

Vissel Kobe line up against visitors Gamba Osaka at NOEVIR Stadium Kobe in this J1 League match on Saturday.

After two games played, the home side are top of the table with 6 points, while Gamba Osaka are 10th on the table having played out a couple of stalemates!

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

Vissel Kobe Preview

After defeating Consadole Sapporo 1-3 in the J1 League, Vissel Kobe is looking to win again.

Vissel Kobe had 37% of the possession in that game and made 19 efforts on goal, 9 of which were successful. Yya Sako (9′), Daiju Sasaki (59′), and Hotaru Yamaguchi (89′) scored goals for Vissel Kobe. Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo, on the other hand, had 13 shots total, with 6 of them finding the target. Consadole Sapporo scored through Takuro Kaneko (96′).

Vissel Kobe hasn’t had any trouble finding the back of the net; in their last six games, they’ve scored on every play.

During that period, they have accrued 11 while also giving up a total of 6.

Gamba Osaka Preview

Gamba Osaka and Sagan Tosu tied 1-1 in their previous matchup in the J1 League.

Gamba Osaka had 47% of the possession in that game and 5 of their 17 shots were on goal. Musashi Suzuki was the lone player for Gamba Osaka to get a goal (51′). Sagan Tosu made seven shots at goal at the other end, scoring three goals. Sagan Tosu’s goal came in the 64th minute from Ryonosuke Kabayama.

There have only been a small number of goals scored between Gamba Osaka and their opponents in five of their last six games. The total average amount of goals scored per game during that time span is a pitiful 1.67, with Gamba Osaka averaging 1.17.

Taking a look at their past results, we find out Gamba Osaka are winless against Vissel Kobe when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.

1×2 Betting Odds

Let’s analyse the 1×2 betting market.

We believe that as the game progresses, Gamba Osaka may find themselves up against a Vissel Kobe team that will probably have the upper hand and score against them.

So, we predict a very close encounter that ends with Vissel Kobe winning by a close scoreline after 90 minutes.

A look at the betting market will tell us the same thing!

The home side are the favourites to win this @ 2.10.

Gamba Osaka being the away side are the underdogs in this @ 3.88.

The market odds of a stalemate stands @ 3.50.

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 @ 2.12.

While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 1.82.

In the last 6 matches between the two sides a combined total of 12 goals have been scored which averages out to 2 goals per game.

Judging by the over/under odds, the market expects a similar scoring trend to follow!