Coverage of the J1 League clash between Kashima Antlers and Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Kashima Antlers win with a probability of 45.14%. A win for Sanfrecce Hiroshima had a probability of 28.33% and a draw had a probability of 26.5%.
The most likely scoreline for a Kashima Antlers win was 1-0 with a probability of 11.76%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (8.96%) and 2-0 (8.37%). The likeliest Sanfrecce Hiroshima win was 0-1 (8.84%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.58%). The actual scoreline of 0-2 was predicted with a 4.7% likelihood.