Cerezo Osaka vs Urawa Reds prediction, odds & betting tips 15/06/2024

Three points will be at stake as Cerezo Osaka host Urawa Reds at the Yodokou Sakura Stadium on Saturday. View our free Cerezo Osaka vs Urawa Reds predictions below.

Cerezo Osaka vs Urawa Reds predictions: Goals at both ends

Key stats

  • Cerezo Osaka lost just once in their last seven matches in all competitions (W3, D3).
  • In contrast, Urawa Reds are currently on a four-match winless streak.
  • Both teams were on the scoresheet in Cerezo Osaka’s last five games, eight of Urawa Reds’ last 10 matches too.
  • Cerezo Osaka opened the scoring the last six times these teams squared off against each other.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Visitors are expected winners

  • Cerezo Osaka: 8/5 (2.60) – 38.5%
  • Draw: 21/10 (3.10) – 32.3%
  • Urawa Reds: 29/20 (2.45) – 40.8%

*Odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

To be fair, Urawa Reds are not particularly enjoying their best form at the moment, as they have no wins in their last four matches, with two draws and two losses.

In spite of their recent struggles, Urawa Reds are the expected winners at 29/20 (2.45). Teams with these odds generally have a 40.8% probability of winning.

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It's also worth mentioning that both teams have no clean sheets in their last four respective matches, so we should expect the goals to flow in this match.

Given that Cerezo Osaka's last three matches featured at least four goals, over 2.5 total goals has an appealing look at 19/20 (1.95). That one has a 51.3% chance of landing.

Last five H2Hs: Can Urawa Reds get their first win at this stadium since March 2019?

Urawa Reds have no wins in their last six trips to this stadium, with a draw and five losses. In the last six skirmishes between these sides, Cerezo Osaka have four wins, a draw and a loss.

Japan J-League 16/07/23

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

2
Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

0

Japan J-League 04/03/23

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

2
Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Japan J-League Cup 25/09/22

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

0
Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

4

Japan J-League Cup 21/09/22

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1
Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

1

Japan J-League 14/09/22

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

0
Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Team news and form guide

Cerezo Osaka: Sights set on a top-five spot

Akio Kogiku will be pleased to have a healthy group of players to choose from. There are no injured or suspended players for Cerezo Osaka ahead of this clash.

Predicted lineup: Shimizu (GK), Funaki, Okuda, Yamashita, Watanabe, Sakata, Hirano, Kiyotake, Tameda, Croux & Kitano.

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

Japan J-League 26/06/24

W

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

0

Cerezo Osaka

Cerezo Osaka

1

Urawa Reds: Hoping to halt their winless streak

Likewise, there are no absentees for Urawa Reds heading into this game.

Predicted lineup: Nishikawa (GK), Ishihara, Scholz, Höibraten, Watanabe, Ito, Iwao, Yasui, Maeda, Santana & Solbakken.

Japan J-League 14/07/24

D

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

0

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

0

Japan J-League 06/07/24

L

Shonan Bellmare

Shonan Bellmare

3

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

2

Japan J-League 30/06/24

W

Jubilo Iwata

Jubilo Iwata

0

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

3

Japan J-League 26/06/24

W

Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus

0

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

1

Japan J-League 22/06/24

D

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

2

Player to watch: Leo Ceara

Cerezo Osaka vs Urawa Reds predictions
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Cerezo Osaka defeated Urawa Reds by two unanswered goals the last time these teams met, and Leo Ceara opened the scoring in that game. The Brazilian has been in sensational form for the hosts this season, scoring 13 times in 17 appearances.

As it stands, Ceara currently leads the race to the J League's Golden Boot. He scored 11 times in his last 12 league assignments, and will fancy his chances against Urawa Reds.


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