Albirex Niigata vs Fagiano Okayama Match Preview and Prediction
This is a J2-League clash on Saturday morning (UK time). Albirex Niigata will take on Fagiano Okayama at Denka Big Swan Stadium with a 11:00am kick-off.
This fixture will not be broadcast live in the UK. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for real-time goal updates throughout the match.
Keep reading for preview and match prediction.
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Betting Odds for Albirex Niigata vs Fagiano Okayama
A summary of the Match Odds:
Albirex Niigata: 2.15 (Bet365)
Draw: 3.4 (Bet365)
Fagiano Okayama: 3.3 (Bet365)
Frog has also looked at the current odds for the BTTS market. If you like "Yes", it can be backed at 1.8 with Bet365. "No" can be taken at 1.9 with Bet365.
Head To Head
For the head-to-head, first we look at their most recent meeting. Albirex Niigata played Fagiano Okayama in April in a J2-League game. On this day, the end result was a 3-3 draw. Franci scored two times for the home side. And Lee Yong-Jae produced the heroics on two occasions for Fagiano Okayama.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have played a total of 3 times. Albirex Niigata have won in 1 of these match-ups, while their opponents, Fagiano Okayama have won 1 of these clashes. The other match ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 3.33 goals in this particular clash. Albirex Niigata have scored an average of 1.67. Fagiano Okayama score an average of 1.67.
Looking at the match-up in terms of Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 33% of these games and their visitors have won 33% of the time.
The home team has 37 points in the J2-League, putting them in 10th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 43 matches. They have 17 wins; 10 draws; and 16 losses. This gives Albirex Niigata a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-23%-37%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.49 goals for, and 1.19 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 50% (10 wins). There have been 20 home fixtures. 5% (1) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 45% (9) resulting in a loss for the home team.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.65 and they have conceded 1.2 on average.
Across all competitions, they are averaging 1.9 goals per game in their most recent ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 40%. Of those ten matches, 5 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 games over this same period.
As we look ahead to this one, Fagiano Okayama have 40 points in J2-League, putting them in 9th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 44 matches. They have 16 wins; 10 draws; and 18 losses. This gives Fagiano Okayama a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 36%-22%-40%.
In this time, they have scored 1.02 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.2 goals on average.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 33% (7 wins) from 21 away fixtures. 23% (5) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (9) ending in a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 1.05 goals when playing away in this same period; they have conceded 1.24.
They are averaging 1.2 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 50%. Regarding the BTTS count, 4 of these games are matches where both teams have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 games over this same period.
But they are without a goal in their last 3 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Albirex Niigata vs Fagiano Okayama
To complete the preview, Frog will be taking the "No" option in the BTTS given the feeling that there will only be one scoring side in this match. This doesn't provide colossal value, so it is a cautious pick. Odds of 2.05 are available with Bet Victor in their BTTS market.