Shimizu S Pulse vs Nagoya Grampus Eight
Japan – J. League
Date: Saturday, 4 July 2020
Kick-off at 10:00 UK/ 11:00 CET
Venue: IAI Stadium Nihondaira (Shizuoka).
Shimizu has a better record against Nagoya Grampus in their h2h history. The match is sizing to be in the host’s grip with their ground advantage and expect both teams to see the back of the net in ninety minutes.
Shimizu S-Pulse vs Nagoya Grampus Eight Match preview
Shimizu S-Pulse started the season off the wrong foot. Their opening match at home ended with a 1-3 loss against Tokyo in their previous encounter.
And since they are playing again at home, Peter Cklamovski will have concerns over his team’s performance.
Nagoya dropped points in their opening match but in a 1-1 draw on the road with Vegalta Sendai last time out in the campaign.
Having managed a draw on the road, Massimo Ficcadenti and his men will come in hot expecting something out of the game.
Shimizu S-Pulse vs Nagoya Grampus Eight Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host is unbeaten in their last five matches.
- The host has recorded four of the last five wins.
- Both teams have scored in four of the past five fixtures.
- Their previous encounter gave a 3-2 home win for Shimizu.
Shimizu S-Pulse vs Nagoya Grampus Eight Prediction
Shimizu had a hiccup in their opening match against a top part team like Tokyo. But their records against the visitors are healthy for them in the recent seasons.
The home win will still be risky and the safest option will be to go with a double chance at 1.50 odds to yield decent returns for the punters.
In their h2h history, four of their recent five meetings have seen both teams score. It is likely for both teams to find the back of the net in this match too.
The tip for BTTS will thus be a suitable option for the punters at 1.66 odds.
Shimizu S-Pulse vs Nagoya Grampus Eight Betting tips
Double chance: Shimizu S-Pulse or Draw @ 1.50 (1/2).
Both teams to score @ 1.66 (4/6).