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Match preview J2-League: Giravanz Kitakyushu - Júbilo Iwata at Mikuni World Stadium

15 points separate the teams so far this season, Júbilo Iwata having performed best. Can Giravanz Kitakyushu strike back?

Insights:
  • Giravanz Kitakyushu have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
Best bookmaker betting odds:

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Giravanz Kitakyushu form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the J2-League this season. Giravanz Kitakyushu have only managed 1 win, 3 draws and 4 losses from their games here at Mikuni World Stadium.

A good away victory last time out for Kitakyushu, who won 1-0 against Machida Zelvia (placed 6th).

Before that, Kitakyushu had a home game versus Omiya Ardija which ended with a victory 3-1.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Giravanz Kitakyushu, as the Emperor Cup home game vs Sagamihara is only four days away.

Kitakyushu aren't scoring a lot here at Mikuni World Stadium in the league, with only 7 goals from 8 games. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Kitakyushu have conceded 11 in these home matches.

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Júbilo Iwata form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their J2-League travels is 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats.

The Júbilo goalkeeper Ryuki Miura is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 328 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

The supporters enjoyed Júbilo's previous game versus Zweigen Kanazawa (placed 14th), a J2-League 1-0 win played at home.

Ahead of that match was the victory versus Tokyo Verdy at their stadium, the result 2-0.

A new game in only four days for Júbilo Iwata, the Emperor Cup home match versus Hokkaido Tokachi. Busy days.

Júbilo are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 10 away goals from 8 games (in the league). Júbilo are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 7 times in 8 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last six meetings: two - zero - four (Kitakyushu wins - draws - Júbilo Iwata wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Júbilo IwataL. Araújo de Almeida
L. Araújo de Almeida
10 goals
Júbilo IwataH. Yamada
H. Yamada
5 goals
KitakyushuD. Takahashi
D. Takahashi
4 goals

Giravanz Kitakyushu missing players

Júbilo Iwata missing players

Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Sat 05.June
Match begins: 05:00 (UTC)
Venue: Mikuni World Stadium
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Albirex Niigata 16 11 3 2 34 13 8 6 1 1 16 3 8 5 2 1 18 10 21 36
2 Kyoto Sanga 16 11 3 2 26 10 8 5 2 1 16 8 8 6 1 1 10 2 16 36
3 Ryūkyū 16 10 3 3 26 14 9 6 2 1 13 6 7 4 1 2 13 8 12 33
4 Júbilo Iwata 16 10 2 4 27 19 8 6 0 2 17 12 8 4 2 2 10 7 8 32
5 Ventforet Kofu 16 8 5 3 21 12 7 5 1 1 10 3 9 3 4 2 11 9 9 29
6 Machida Zelvia 16 7 4 5 20 16 8 2 2 4 8 9 8 5 2 1 12 7 4 25
7 V-Varen Nagasaki 16 7 3 6 20 22 8 3 3 2 12 11 8 4 0 4 8 11 -2 24
8 Montedio Yamagata 16 6 5 5 16 14 8 3 1 4 8 10 8 3 4 1 8 4 2 23
9 JEF United 16 6 5 5 17 16 7 1 3 3 7 9 9 5 2 2 10 7 1 23
10 Mito Hollyhock 16 7 1 8 24 18 8 3 1 4 9 7 8 4 0 4 15 11 6 22
11 Tokyo Verdy 16 6 3 7 22 29 11 6 1 4 19 15 5 0 2 3 3 14 -7 21
12 Blaublitz Akita 16 5 5 6 14 16 7 2 4 1 4 3 9 3 1 5 10 13 -2 20
13 Fagiano Okayama 16 5 4 7 14 15 7 1 1 5 3 7 9 4 3 2 11 8 -1 19
14 Zweigen Kanazawa 16 5 4 7 16 18 8 2 3 3 9 10 8 3 1 4 7 8 -2 19
15 Renofa Yamaguchi 16 5 4 7 11 16 8 2 2 4 3 6 8 3 2 3 8 10 -5 19
16 Tochigi 16 4 6 6 18 20 7 2 2 3 8 8 9 2 4 3 10 12 -2 18
17 Matsumoto Yamaga 16 4 6 6 15 24 8 3 3 2 11 10 8 1 3 4 4 14 -9 18
18 Giravanz Kitakyushu 16 4 5 7 15 23 8 1 3 4 7 11 8 3 2 3 8 12 -8 17
19 Ehime 16 3 5 8 14 25 9 1 4 4 8 15 7 2 1 4 6 10 -11 14
20 ThespaKusatsu Gunma 16 3 4 9 11 21 8 2 2 4 6 10 8 1 2 5 5 11 -10 13
21 Omiya Ardija 16 2 5 9 15 22 8 1 1 6 7 11 8 1 4 3 8 11 -7 11
22 Sagamihara 16 2 5 9 10 23 8 1 3 4 7 14 8 1 2 5 3 9 -13 11

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Albirex Niigata 16 11 3 2 34 13 8 6 1 1 16 3 8 5 2 1 18 10 21 36
2 Kyoto Sanga 16 11 3 2 26 10 8 5 2 1 16 8 8 6 1 1 10 2 16 36
3 Ryūkyū 16 10 3 3 26 14 9 6 2 1 13 6 7 4 1 2 13 8 12 33
4 Júbilo Iwata 16 10 2 4 27 19 8 6 0 2 17 12 8 4 2 2 10 7 8 32
5 Ventforet Kofu 16 8 5 3 21 12 7 5 1 1 10 3 9 3 4 2 11 9 9 29
6 Machida Zelvia 16 7 4 5 20 16 8 2 2 4 8 9 8 5 2 1 12 7 4 25
7 V-Varen Nagasaki 16 7 3 6 20 22 8 3 3 2 12 11 8 4 0 4 8 11 -2 24
8 Montedio Yamagata 16 6 5 5 16 14 8 3 1 4 8 10 8 3 4 1 8 4 2 23
9 JEF United 16 6 5 5 17 16 7 1 3 3 7 9 9 5 2 2 10 7 1 23
10 Mito Hollyhock 16 7 1 8 24 18 8 3 1 4 9 7 8 4 0 4 15 11 6 22
11 Tokyo Verdy 16 6 3 7 22 29 11 6 1 4 19 15 5 0 2 3 3 14 -7 21
12 Blaublitz Akita 16 5 5 6 14 16 7 2 4 1 4 3 9 3 1 5 10 13 -2 20
13 Fagiano Okayama 16 5 4 7 14 15 7 1 1 5 3 7 9 4 3 2 11 8 -1 19
14 Zweigen Kanazawa 16 5 4 7 16 18 8 2 3 3 9 10 8 3 1 4 7 8 -2 19
15 Renofa Yamaguchi 16 5 4 7 11 16 8 2 2 4 3 6 8 3 2 3 8 10 -5 19
16 Tochigi 16 4 6 6 18 20 7 2 2 3 8 8 9 2 4 3 10 12 -2 18
17 Matsumoto Yamaga 16 4 6 6 15 24 8 3 3 2 11 10 8 1 3 4 4 14 -9 18
18 Giravanz Kitakyushu 16 4 5 7 15 23 8 1 3 4 7 11 8 3 2 3 8 12 -8 17
19 Ehime 16 3 5 8 14 25 9 1 4 4 8 15 7 2 1 4 6 10 -11 14
20 ThespaKusatsu Gunma 16 3 4 9 11 21 8 2 2 4 6 10 8 1 2 5 5 11 -10 13
21 Omiya Ardija 16 2 5 9 15 22 8 1 1 6 7 11 8 1 4 3 8 11 -7 11
22 Sagamihara 16 2 5 9 10 23 8 1 3 4 7 14 8 1 2 5 3 9 -13 11

Giravanz Kitakyushu Júbilo Iwata
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 2 8 16
4 1 0 Won W 1 4 10
5 3 0 Drew D 1 2 2
7 4 2 Lost L 0 2 4
15 7 1 Scored S 2 10 27
23 11 5 Conceded C 1 7 19
88% 75% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 88% 94%
69% 62% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 50% 62%
38% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 25% 50%
19% 25% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 12% 38%
12% 12% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 31%
56% 62% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 38% 56%
25% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 38% 31%
31% 38% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 38% 19%
 
3.8 4 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 7 5.8 5.9
5.5 4.6 5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 4.2 3.7
0.7 0.5 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.2 1
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
7.1 7.2 4.5 Shots (avg) S ( 13.5 12.4 11.1
2.9 3 1.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 5 5
33% 29% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 22% 25% 34%
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • Giravanz Kitakyushu have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

Bookie Giravanz Kitakyushu Draw Júbilo Iwata