Ryūkyū vs Yokohama Match Preview and Prediction
This is a J2-League fixture on Saturday morning (UK time). Ryūkyū will play Yokohama at Tapic Kenso Hiyagon Stadium with a 11:00am kick-off.
This game will not be broadcast live in the UK. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish updates during the match.
The following key findings break down the reasoning for the selection in this match.
FTG predictive analysis systems have identified this as an optimal outcome for the match. Note that it is not one of the upper level opinions.
Betting Odds for Ryukyu vs Yokohama
To summarise the Match Odds:
Ryukyu: 4.2 (Bet365)
Draw: 4.0 (Bet365)
Yokohama: 1.75 (Bet365)
Frog has also assessed the best odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.57 with Bet365. "No", both teams won't score, can be backed at 2.25 with Bet365.
Head To Head
We start by looking at the fact that Ryūkyū played Yokohama in June. It was a J2-League match. The winners at the final whistle were Yokohama with a score of 2-1. And A. Laajab hit the back of the net twice for the away team.
Note that this is also the only time these two sides have met in the last ten years.
Ryūkyū have 31 points in the J2-League. They are in 15th position.
Looking over the last year, they have played 44 matches. They have 20 wins; 8 draws; and 16 losses. This gives Ryūkyū a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 45%-18%-36%.
In this time, they have scored 1.8 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.66 goals on average.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 66% (14 wins). There have been 21 home fixtures. 19% (4) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 14% (3) being a loss for the home side.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 2.29. They have conceded 1.24 on average.
Where is the value in this one?
Yokohama have 45 points in J2-League and they are in 5th place.
There have been 46 matches played by them over the course of the last year. They have 24 wins; 9 draws; and 13 losses. These recent results put Yokohama on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 52%-19%-28%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.52 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 0.98.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 54% (13 wins) from the most recent 24 away fixtures. 20% (5) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 25% (6) being a loss as the away side.
While playing away from home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 1.29. They have conceded 0.75 on average.
They are averaging 2.4 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 80%. Regarding the BTTS count, 7 of these games are matches where both teams have scored. There have been 7 matches with over 2.5 goals.
After assessing this match, Frog has identified some stats that suggest the best bet is probably not with the away team at the prices.
Frog's betting tip for Ryūkyū vs Yokohama
Ryūkyū to beat Yokohama. This is available at 3.5 with Bet365. Maybe not the most exciting bet of the day, but if you'd like an involvement in this one Frog backs Ryūkyū to get the win.