Shonan Bellmare vs Vegalta Sendai
Japan – J. League
Date: Saturday, 4 July 2020
Kick-off at 11:00 UK/ 12:00 CET
Venue: Shonan BMW Stadium Hiratsuka.
Bin Ukishima’s men were placed in the relegation play-offs in 2019, and were one of the worst teams in the whole competition. At the end, they did manage to extend their stay in the top flight for one more campaign.
On top of that, Takashi Kiyama’s men have a great h2h record over this opponent over the years, and they ended comfortably in the mid-table the last season.
Considering these observations, it’s estimated that Vegalta Sendai will be the better team on the pitch this weekend.
Shonan Bellmare vs Vegalta Sendai: Head-to-head (h2h)
- 13 of the preceding 20 wins had gone to Kiyama’s men.
- Three of the previous six fixtures saw them score three or more goals.
- The former four games in a row had goals from both teams.
- The last time these two clashed on the pitch, the hosts won 2-1.
- Spoils were shared with a 1-1 scoreline in the latest h2h meeting.
Shonan Bellmare vs Vegalta Sendai Prediction
Ukishima’s men had ended in the 16th spot the last season, and had to go through the relegation play-offs in order to take part in the 2020 edition of the J League. They were easily one of the worst teams in the whole competition, and they have shown no indications of improving their form.
As of now, they are winless in 15 of their preceding 18 overall match-ups, and at home, they have gone winless in 14 of their former 18 appearances.
Moreover, Kiyama’s men had recorded wins in 13 of the former 20 overall h2h matches, and they had also scored three or more goals in three of the preceding six such encounters.
Taking into account all these stats, it’s concluded that Vegalta Sendai are on course to deliver a great performance this weekend.
Shonan Bellmare vs Vegalta Sendai: Betting Tips
Double Chance: Vegalta Sendai or Draw @ 1.50 (1/2)
Vegalta Sendai to Win Either Half @ 2.00 (1/1).