Kashima Antlers vs Albirex Niigata prediction, odds & betting tips 16/06/2024

All eyes will be on the Kashima Soccer Stadium as Kashima Antlers and Albirex Niigata go toe-to-toe with each other this weekend. View our free Kashima Antlers vs Albirex Niigata predictions below.

Kashima Antlers vs Albirex Niigata predictions: Hosts to emerge victorious

Key stats

  • Kashima Antlers won their last three, and eight of their last 10 matches in all competitions.
  • The hosts have no losses in eight home games played this season (W6, D2).
  • On the other hand, Albirex Niigata suffered four defeats in their last six league matches.
  • At least one team failed to score in six of the last seven skirmishes between these sides.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Bookies favour Kashima Antlers

  • Kashima Antlers: 4/5 (1.80) – 55.6%
  • Draw: 23/10 (3.30) – 30.3%
  • Albirex Niigata: 14/5 (3.80) – 26.3%

*Odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Kashima Antlers are second on the J1 League table, tied on points with league leaders Machida Zelvia. They've won 11 of 17 league matches this season, which is more than twice as many as Albirex Niigata (5 wins).

With that in mind, Kashima Antlers are the expected winners at 4/5 (1.80). Teams with these odds generally have a 55.6% probability of winning.

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It is also important to point out that six of the last seven meetings between these teams produced less than three goals. On that note, under 2.5 total goals has an appealing look at 4/5 (1.80). That one has a 55.6% chance of landing.

Last five H2Hs: Can Albirex Niigata avoid a fourth consecutive defeat?

Albirex Niigata have not particularly fared well against Sunday's opponents in recent years. They lost the last three skirmishes between these sides without scoring a single goal. Also, the last time Albirex Niigata won at this stadium was in April 2014.

Japan J-League 26/08/23

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2
Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

0

Japan J-League Cup 18/06/23

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2
Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

0

Japan J-League 23/04/23

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

0
Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2

Japan J-League Cup 26/03/23

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

1
Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

0

Japan J-League 16/09/17

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

2
Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

4

Team news and form guide

Kashima Antlers: Seeking their dirty victory in a row

Kei Chinen picked up a knock in Kashima Antlers’ last game, and may not be available for selection. There are no other injury concerns for the hosts.

Predicted lineup: Yamada (GK), Nono, Sekigawa, Sugai, Shibasaki, Sano, Higuchi, Ueda, Fujii, Parede & Cavric.

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

W

Fujieda MYFC

Fujieda MYFC

1

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2

Japan J-League 06/07/24

W

Consadole Sapporo

Consadole Sapporo

0

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2

Japan J-League 30/06/24

L

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

3

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

1

Japan J-League 26/06/24

D

Gamba Osaka

Gamba Osaka

0

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

0

Japan J-League 22/06/24

D

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

2

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

2

Albirex Niigata: Hoping to win back-to-back league games for the first time this season

Albirex Niigata needed extra time and penalties before they could beat J League 3 side Giravanz Kitakyushu earlier this week. It'll be interesting to see if they can hold their own against an in-form Kashima Antlers. There are no new absentees for the visiting team.

Predicted lineup: Abe (GK), Fujiwara, Chiba, Endo, Horigome, Ishiyama, Matsuda, Shimada, Komi, Taniguchi & Gomes.

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

L

V-Varen Nagasaki

V-Varen Nagasaki

6

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

1

Japan J-League 06/07/24

L

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

4

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

3

Japan J-League 29/06/24

W

Consadole Sapporo

Consadole Sapporo

0

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

1

Japan J-League 26/06/24

D

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

1

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

1

Japan J-League 22/06/24

D

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

2

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

2


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