Cerezo Osaka vs Nagoya Grampus prediction, odds & betting tips 30/06/2024

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Cerezo Osaka to score first

Nagoya Grampus conceded first in three of their last four matches

Three points will be up for grabs as Cerezo Osaka and Nagoya Grampus go toe-to-toe with each other on Sunday. View our free Cerezo Osaka vs Nagoya Grampus predictions below.

Cerezo Osaka vs Nagoya Grampus predictions: Hosts to claim all the spoils

Key stats

  • While Nagoya Grampus have no wins in their last four games, Cerezo Osaka are currently on a five-match unbeaten run.
  • Cerezo Osaka opened the scoring in five of their last seven matches, while Nagoya Grampus conceded first in three of their last four games.
  • Both teams were on the scoresheet in seven of Cerezo Osaka’s last eight matches.
  • The last three encounters between these teams went above the 2.5-goal threshold.

Correct score prediction: Cerezo Osaka 3-1 Nagoya Grampus

While Nagoya Grampus scored in their last four trips to the Yodokou Sakura Stadium, they conceded exactly three goals in three of their last six visits to this stadium.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Cerezo Osaka are clear favourites

  • Cerezo Osaka: 13/10 (2.30) – 43.5%
  • Draw: 19/10 (2.90) – 34.5%
  • Nagoya Grampus: 19/10 (2.90) – 34.5%

*Odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The past few weeks have not been very pleasant for Nagoya Grampus. They suffered three defeats in their last four matches, scoring just once in that four-game stretch. This is in contrast with Cerezo Osaka, who have no losses in their last five games.

With that in mind, Cerezo Osaka are the expected winners at 13/10 (2.30). Teams with these odds generally have a 43.5% probability of winning.

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It's also worth mentioning that three goals were scored on average in Cerezo Osaka's last six matches. Given that four of the last five clashes between these teams featured at least three goals, over 2.5 total goals has an appealing look at 13/10 (2.30). That one has a 43.5% chance of landing.

Last five H2Hs: Another high-scoring game on the cards?

We've established that recent encounters between these teams were mostly on the high-scoring side. Interestingly, Nagoya Grampus have had Cerezo Osaka's number lately, winning three of the last four skirmishes between these outfits.

Japan J-League 21/04/24

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

2
Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League 26/08/23

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

3
Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

1

Japan J-League 03/06/23

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

3
Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League 05/11/22

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

0
Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

1

Japan Cup 13/07/22

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

2
Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

1

Team news and form guide

Cerezo Osaka: Sights set on a six-match unbeaten run

As Cerezo Osaka aim for a Champions League spot, Akio Kogiku will be pleased to have no injured or suspended players ahead of this clash.

Predicted lineup: Kim (GK), Okuda, Nishio, Toriumi, Funaki, Tanaka, Okuno, Fernandes, Uejo, Capixaba & Ceara.

Japan J-League 20/07/24

L

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

2

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League 14/07/24

D

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

1

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

L

Ventforet Kofu

Ventforet Kofu

2

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League 06/07/24

D

Tokyo Verdy

Tokyo Verdy

1

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League 30/06/24

W

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

1

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

2

Nagoya Grampus: Hoping to put an end to their winless streak

Nagoya Grampus will have to do without Takuya Uchida, who was sent off for two bookable offences in their previous game. Keiya Shiihashi faces a late fitness test, after picking up a knock in the team's loss to Urawa Reds earlier this week.

Predicted lineup: Langerak (GK), Mikuni, Ha, Yoshida, Inagaki, Nakayama, Masui, Kubo, Shiihashi & Yamagishi.

Japan J-League 20/07/24

D

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

3

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

3

Japan J-League 14/07/24

W

Kashiwa Reysol

Kashiwa Reysol

1

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

2

Japan J-League 06/07/24

L

Machida Zelvia

Machida Zelvia

1

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

0

Japan J-League 30/06/24

L

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

2

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

1

Japan J-League 26/06/24

L

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

1

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

0

Player to watch: Leo Ceara

Cerezo Osaka vs Nagoya Grampus
Leo Ceara is the top scorer in the J League this season. (Photo by Imago)

Leo Ceara has been one of the most impressive players in the J League this season. In just 20 appearances, he has 14 goals and one assist to his name. The Brazilian player currently leads the race for the Golden Boot, and will look to add to his tally against Nagoya Grampus.


Kelechi is a huge sports fan with over 10 years of betting experience. He has written for a few publications like What Are The Odds, Mighty Tips and Betting Detectives