Not only have Vissel Kobe collected maximum points from 17 of their previous 21 top-flight home fixtures, but they have also done so in style, outscoring their opponents by a sensational 54 goals to five across these victories. Shonan Bellmare, meanwhile, have really struggled on the road of late, winning just once in nine trips at the top table of the J1 League.
Vissel Kobe have featured 16 times on their own patch since booking a place in the J1 League, with every single one of these fixtures producing at least two goal, and the net has bulged 42 times in total across these games. As for Shonan Bellmare, just two of their last 20 matches in the second tier of th J1 League have finished scoreless, so over 2.5 goals are expected in this encounter.
Over the course of their last 12 J1 League home fixtures, Vissel Kobe have been involved in no fewer than ten encounters in which the net has bulged at both ends, so they have generally proven pretty exciting to watch. The same can be said of Shonan Bellmare on the road recently, as six of their last seven top-flight away matches have also served up goals at both ends of the pitch.
Vissel Kobe vs Shonan Bellmare Prediction
Over 2.5 goals has been the order of the day in six of the last nine J1 League matches involving Vissel Kobe, and the newly-promoted outfit are without a clean sheet in 14 attempts this season. What’s more, a minimum of three goals have been netted in 14 of the most recent 17 Shonan Bellmare games at this level, so there is every reason to expect something similar.