Nagoya Grampus – Shimizu S-Pulse:
Nagoya are in big trouble and have lost 6 matches in a row. They have conceded a lot of goals, but it’s been a lot worse away than at home. Morale can’t be high at the moment, but I think they got a good chance of getting back on track here against an equally struggling Shimizu-side.
Just 2 points from their last 5 matches isn’t exactly good, and they currently got 3 straight defeats. All were narrow though, but as it is now Shimizu looks to struggle a lot with creating chances and haven’t really figured out how they want to play. It looked promising early on in the season, but they have only scored 1 goal in their last 4 matches now.
So I find value in Nagoya here and the high DNB as I don’t agree Shimizu should be considered favorites. And I also fancy Under 2,75 as Shimizu have been very under away overall with 2,00 so far, and Nagoya is only 2,33 at home.
Nagoya Expected Starting Lineup:
6Miyahara –3Kushibiki*– 41Sugahara – 14Akiyama
29Izumi* – 9Hasegawa – 4Y.Kobayashi – 23Aoki
10Gabriel Xavier(K) – 7Jo (I)
DF Rocha (R)
MF Washington (R)
FW Matsumoto (S)
Expected Starting Lineup Shimizu:
28Tatsuta – 3Hwang Seok Ho –26Futami* – 25Matsubara
30Kaneko – 17Kawai(I) – 6Takeuchi – 29Ishige
20Crislan – 19Duke
DF Kamata (S/R)
DF Freire (R)
MF Mizutani (S)
MF Musaka (S/R)
MF Shimizu (S/R)
Prediction: 2-0 or 2-1
Nagoya DNB @ 2,13 (30 units)
Under 2,75 @ 1,81 (10 units)