Vissel Kobe vs Kawasaki Frontale prediction, odds & betting tips 16/06/2024

Vissel Kobe and Kawasaki Frontale are due to meet in the next round of the J1 League on Sunday, 16 June.

Can Vissel Kobe get back into form in this match or will Kawasaki Frontale win their third match in a row in all competitions? Find out from our Vissel Kobe vs Kawasaki Frontale prediction and preview right here.

Vissel Kobe vs Kawasaki Frontale prediction: Hosts to emerge victorious

Key stats

  • Vissel Kobe are fourth in the J1 League standings, five points behind the top of the table.
  • Kawasaki Frontale have only managed to win once in their eight away games in the league.
  • Six of the previous 10 meetings between Vissel Kobe and Kawasaki Frontale have gone over 2.5 total goals.
  • Kawasaki Frontale have averaged 3.00 total goals per game in their away matches this season.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Bookies backing Vissel Kobe

  • HOME: 5/6 (1.83) – 54.50%
  • DRAW: 27/10 (3.70) – 27.00%
  • AWAY: 10/3 (4.33) – 23.10%

It's clear from these Vissel Kobe vs Kawasaki Frontale odds that the home team are the expected winners in this match, which makes sense if we look at the standings where Vissel Kobe are 10 points ahead of their next opponent.

That being said, Vissel Kobe have struggled to find their best form lately, while Kawasaki Frontale have managed to stay undefeated in their last three games across the board.

Anyhow, if you've enjoyed our predictions for this match, remember to also take a peek at our latest betting tips for today.

Last five H2Hs: Kawasaki Frontale with an advantage in recent duels

Three wins for Kawasaki Frontale in their last five meetings with Vissel Kobe, along with one draw and one loss, clearly show that they've been the better team lately. The situation is similar if we look at their overall H2H record: 10-10-20 for Kawasaki.

Japan Super Cup 17/02/24

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

0
Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

1

Japan J-League 12/08/23

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

0
Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

1

Japan J-League 22/07/23

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

2
Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

2

Japan J-League 03/06/23

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

0
Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

0

Japan J-League 29/10/22

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

2
Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

1

Vissel Kobe preview: Hoping to end their bad streak

With three games without a win in the league, Vissel Kobe have fallen a bit behind in the title race. That being said, they are still just five points behind Machida Zelvia and Kashima Antlers, but if they want to stay in the race, they'll have to find their form sooner rather than later.

When it comes to team news, only Mitsuki Saito is currently out with an injury.

Predicted lineup: Maekawa (GK), Sakai, Yamakawa, Thuler, Hatsuse, Ogihara, Yamaguchi, Ide, Muto, Osako & Miyashiro

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

W

Tokushima Vortis

Tokushima Vortis

0

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

2

Japan J-League 05/07/24

W

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

1

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

3

Japan J-League 30/06/24

W

Kashima Antlers

Kashima Antlers

1

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

3

Japan J-League 26/06/24

D

Machida Zelvia

Machida Zelvia

0

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

0

Japan J-League 22/06/24

L

Gamba Osaka

Gamba Osaka

2

Vissel Kobe

Vissel Kobe

1

Kawasaki Frontale preview: Keeping away from the relegation zone

With two wins, two draws, and two losses in their last six games in the J1 League, Kawasaki Frontale have manage to maintain some distance between them and teams in the relegation zone. At the moment, they are six points ahead of the first team in the zone, but they will have to keep this pace up if they want to avoid a stressful finish of the season.

Meanwhile, Ryota Oshima, Shintaro Kurumaya, Yuichi Maruyama, Sota Miura, and Ten Miyagi are out with injuries ahead of this match.

Predicted lineup: Jung (GK), Tachibanada, Takai, Jesiel, Ominami, Seko, Tono, Wakizaka, Hinata, Gomis & Jenaga

Japan FA Cup 10/07/24

L

Oita

Oita

3

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

1

Japan J-League 06/07/24

D

Jubilo Iwata

Jubilo Iwata

2

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

2

Japan J-League 29/06/24

D

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

1

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

1

Japan J-League 26/06/24

D

Shonan Bellmare

Shonan Bellmare

1

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

1

Japan J-League 22/06/24

D

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

2

Kawasaki Frontale

Kawasaki Frontale

2

Player to watch: Taisei Miyashiro

With seven goals in the league this season, Miyashiro is Vissel Kobe's top scorer in the J1 League and Kawasaki Frontale will have to keep an eye on him in this game or they will pay the price.

Taisei Miyashiro
Can Miyashiro lead Vissel Kobe to another win? – Photo by Imago

Miyashiro to score in the second half?

Since five of the seven goals that Miyashiro has score in the J1 League so far have come in the second half, will we see the same against Kawasaki Frontale as well?


Vladimir’s dreams of becoming a professional basketball player ended a long time ago, but his other dream of becoming a writer came true as he combined his love of writing and sports to become a professional content writer who covers multiple sports, including football, basketball, and tennis.