Sagan Tosu vs Kyoto Sanga prediction, odds & betting tips 22/06/2024

Sparks will fly as two of the J1 League's bottom 3 teams go toe-to-toe with each other at Ekimae Real Estate Stadium this weekend. View our free Sagan Tosu vs Kyoto Sanga predictions below.

Sagan Tosu vs Kyoto Sanga predictions: Visitors to open the scoring

Key stats

  • Kyoto Sanga drew first blood in three of their last four games.
  • This is in contrast with Sagan Tosu, who conceded first in five of their last six matches.
  • Both teams saw four of their last five matches go below the 2.5-goal mark
  • While Sagan Tosu lost their last three league games, Kyoto Sanga have no defeats in their last three league assignments.

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

  • Sagan Tosu: 11/8 (2.38) – 42.1%
  • Draw: 23/10 (3.30) – 30.3%
  • Kyoto Sanga: 6/4 (2.40) – 40%

*Odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

As it stands, Sagan Tosu are 18th on the 20-team J1 League table, while Kyoto Sanga occupy the 19th position. Given that they have the advantage of playing at home, Sagan Tosu are the expected winners at 11/8 (2.38). Teams with these odds generally have a 42.1% probability of winning.

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Also, at least one team failed to score in four of Kyoto Sanga's last six matches. Considering this was also the case with Sagan Tosu’s last three league games, BTTS – no has an appealing look at 21/20 (2.05). That one has a 48.8% chance of landing.

Last five H2Hs: Can Kyoto Sanga avoid a third consecutive defeat?

Although Sagan Tosu are not particularly enjoying their best campaign, they have dominated Kyoto Sanga in recent years. The hosts came out on top the last two times these teams clashed, and have three wins in their last four skirmishes.

Japan J-League 30/09/23

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

3
Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

2

Japan J-League 23/04/23

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

2
Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

3

Japan J-League 01/10/22

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

0
Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

1

Japan J-League Cup 23/04/22

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

3
Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

0

Japan J-League 10/04/22

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

3
Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

1

Team news and form guide

Sagan Tosu: Hoping to get back on course

There are no new injury concerns for Sagan Tosu ahead of this encounter. The hosts also have no players suspended for this match.

Predicted lineup: Park (GK), Maruhashi, Kim, Kimura, Harada, Tezuka, Kawahara, Yokoyama, Kikuchi, Togashi & Ryan.

Japan J-League 21/07/24

L

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

4

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

1

Japan J-League 14/07/24

L

Gamba Osaka

Gamba Osaka

2

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

0

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

W

jp

Yokohama FC

1

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

3

Japan J-League 06/07/24

W

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

3

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

4

Japan J-League 03/07/24

W

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

0

Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu

1

Kyoto Sanga: Eyeing their third consecutive victory

Kyo Sato picked up a knock in Kyoto Sanga's 2-0 victory over Consadole Sapporo last weekend. He faces a late fitness test ahead of this clash.

Predicted lineup: Gu (GK), Fukuda, Miyamoto, Suzuki, Toichi, Kaneko, Kawasaki, Matsuda, Toyokawa, Hirato & Hara.

Japan J-League 20/07/24

W

Jubilo Iwata

Jubilo Iwata

1

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

2

Japan J-League 14/07/24

D

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

0

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

0

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

W

Shimizu S-Pulse

Shimizu S-Pulse

1

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

3

Japan J-League 07/07/24

W

Avispa Fukuoka

Avispa Fukuoka

1

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

2

Japan J-League 30/06/24

W

Shonan Bellmare

Shonan Bellmare

0

Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Sanga FC

1

Player to watch: Marcelo Ryan

Sagan Tosu vs Kyoto Sanga predictions
Marcelo Ryan scored seven goals in the J1 League this season. (Photo by Imago)

Marcelo Ryan joined Sagan Tosu from Yokohama FC in January, and he has been arguably the club's best player this season. The 22-year-old has been in sensational form for Sagan Tosu recently, with six direct goal involvements (5 goals, 1 assist) in his last nine league assignments. An Ryan stop a resurgent Kyoto Sanga from claiming their third consecutive victory?


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