Yokohama Marinos vs Kashima Antlers – Betting Preview

Yokohama F. Marinos will be hosting visitors Kashima Antlers at Nissan Stadium in the J1 League tie on Saturday.

The following offers the match preview and the betting preview for the same!

Yokohama Marinos Preview

After losing to Consadole Sapporo in their most recent J1 League match by a score of 2-0, Yokohama F. Marinos will be looking to pick up their first win of the season here.

Yokohama F. Marinos had 64% of the possession and 2 of their 9 shots on goal in that game. Six of Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo’s 17 shots on goal at the other end were successful. For Consadole Sapporo, goals were scored by Yuki Kobayashi (77′) and Tsuyoshi Ogashiwa (8′).

Yokohama F. Marinos, led by Kevin Muscat, have scored nine goals in their last six games, for an average of 1.5 goals per game.

Pre-game facts show that Yokohama F. Marinos haven’t been beaten in the league by Kashima Antlers in their last 2 matches, and they haven’t been defeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.

Yokohama F. Marinos defeated Kashima Antlers 2-0 in the last league meeting between these teams on J1 League Match Day 23 on July 30, 2022.

20 efforts at goal were made by Yokohama F. Marinos that day, and 3 of them were successful. They had 62% of the possession. Tomoki Iwata scored after 51 seconds and Élber scored after 37.

Kashima Antlers Preview

The previous time these two teams met in the J1 League, Kashima Antlers and Avispa Fukuoka drew 0-0.

In that game, Kashima Antlers had 53% of the possession and 14 shots on goal, just one of which found the back of the net. On the other hand, only one of Avispa Fukuoka’s five goal efforts found its intended target.

The Kashima Antlers defence has put up a string of solid performances as evidenced by their “goals against” total of 4 from their last 6 games combined. They have scored seven goals from their forwards during that time.

Kashima Antlers are undefeated in their last six away league games coming into this encounter.

Yokohama F. Marinos and Kashima Antlers have split their previous head-to-head matches as of 18/07/2020, with Yokohama F. Marinos winning two and Kashima Antlers winning four. There have been no games that have been drawn in these previous meetings.

1×2 Betting Odds

Let’s begin analysing the 1×2 market

We’re of the view that Kashima Antlers might have a difficult job to register a score against this Yokohama F. Marinos team who we think will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.

A look at the betting market will tell us the home side are the favourites to win this @ 1.97.

The away side is not given much of chance with odds standing @ 4.00.

The market odds of a stalemate stands @ 4.05.

Total goal over/under

Let’s check the over/under scenario

The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 1.74.

While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 2.18.

In the last 6 head to heads, Loads of goals were seen… 26 in all at an average of 4.33 goals per meeting.

So expect a similar scoring trend to follow!