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Round 1
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
30
29
41
2
0 - 1
2.18
2.44
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
62.8
37.2
Under
2.18
1.25
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
59%
Home
+1
0 - 1
2.18
1.17
Round 42
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
40
28
32
1
1 - 0
2.43
2.5
light rain
0 - 2
30
28
42
2
0 - 1
2.29
2.38
few clouds
1 - 1
51
23
26
1
2 - 1
3.12
1.96
12° clear sky
2 - 1
46
24
30
1
2 - 1
2.93
2.17
11° clear sky
3 - 3
63
20
17
1
2 - 1
3.21
1.59
broken clouds
0 - 0
25
34
41
2
0 - 1
1.7
2.44
scattered clouds
1 - 3
45
27
28
1
1 - 0
2.45
2.22
11° clear sky
3 - 1
21
25
54
2
1 - 2
2.7
1.85
clear sky
1 - 2
40
28
32
1
1 - 0
2.34
2.5
10° clear sky
1 - 2
43
33
24
1
1 - 0
1.79
2.33
10° clear sky
3 - 0
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
56.16
43.84
Under
2.43
1.12
0 - 2
59.93
40.07
Under
2.29
1.19
1 - 1
39.81
60.19
Over
3.12
1.2
2 - 1
43.89
56.11
Over
2.93
1.12
3 - 3
75.88
24.12
Under
1.7
1.51
1 - 3
55.71
44.29
Under
2.45
1.11
3 - 1
58.73
41.27
Under
2.34
1.17
1 - 2
73.43
26.57
Under
1.79
1.46
3 - 0
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
54
46
No
0 - 1
2.29
2.08
1 - 1
42
58
Yes
2 - 1
2.93
2.16
3 - 3
51
49
No
1 - 0
2.45
2.02
3 - 1
53
47
No
1 - 0
2.34
2.05
1 - 2
66
34
No
1 - 0
1.79
2.32
3 - 0
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
60%
Away
0
1 - 0
2.43
1.19
0 - 2
58%
Home
+1
0 - 1
2.29
1.16
1 - 1
51%
Home
0
2 - 1
3.12
1.01
2 - 1
54%
Away
0
2 - 1
2.93
1.08
3 - 3
59%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.7
1.17
1 - 3
55%
Away
0
1 - 0
2.45
1.09
3 - 1
60%
Away
0
1 - 0
2.34
1.19
1 - 2
57%
Away
0
1 - 0
1.79
1.13
3 - 0
Round 41
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
28
34
38
2
0 - 1
1.68
2.63
12° clear sky
0 - 0
37
32
31
1
1 - 0
1.89
2.7
12° overcast clouds
1 - 2
20
27
53
2
0 - 1
2.3
1.89
10° clear sky
2 - 1
17
25
58
2
0 - 1
2.29
1.72
10° clear sky
0 - 0
45
26
29
1
2 - 1
2.59
2.22
11° clear sky
2 - 1
58
26
16
1
1 - 0
2.23
1.72
12° overcast clouds
0 - 1
50
27
23
1
1 - 0
2.26
2
12° clear sky
0 - 0
22
29
49
2
0 - 1
2.02
2.04
1 - 4
43
26
31
1
2 - 1
2.62
2.33
1 - 1
45
31
24
1
1 - 0
1.97
2.22
12° clear sky
1 - 1
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
76.36
23.64
Under
1.68
1.52
0 - 0
70.68
29.32
Under
1.89
1.41
1 - 2
59.96
40.04
Under
2.29
1.19
0 - 0
52.24
47.76
Under
2.59
1.04
2 - 1
61.56
38.44
Under
2.23
1.23
0 - 1
60.87
39.13
Under
2.26
1.21
0 - 0
58.16
41.84
Under
2.36
1.16
0 - 1
67.14
32.86
Under
2.02
1.34
1 - 4
51.43
48.57
Under
2.62
1.02
1 - 1
68.64
31.36
Under
1.97
1.37
1 - 1
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
60
40
No
0 - 1
2.29
2.19
0 - 0
48
52
Yes
2 - 1
2.59
2.03
2 - 1
57
43
No
1 - 0
2.26
2.13
0 - 0
62
38
No
0 - 1
2.02
2.24
1 - 4
47
53
Yes
2 - 1
2.62
2.05
1 - 1
62
38
No
1 - 0
1.97
2.24
1 - 1
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
62%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.68
1.23
0 - 0
63%
Away
0
1 - 0
1.89
1.25
1 - 2
58%
Away
-1
0 - 1
2.29
1.16
0 - 0
55%
Away
0
2 - 1
2.59
1.1
2 - 1
51%
Away
-1
0 - 1
2.36
1.02
0 - 1
51%
Home
+1
0 - 1
2.02
1.02
1 - 4
57%
Away
0
2 - 1
2.62
1.14
1 - 1
55%
Away
0
1 - 0
1.97
1.09
1 - 1

JAPAN J2 LEAGUE

Japan J2 League is commonly known as the J2 League or J2. This is the second tier of the Japanese association football league system that is ranked below the top division J1 League and above the third division J3 League. The league is formerly called the J.League Division 2 and is currently known as the Meiji Yasuda J2 League due to its sponsorship reasons. Read on to find more about this league as well as the Japan J2 League Predictions that are generated from our accurate system.

The J2 has appeared since 1972 but it was officially recognized to be a professional league during the 1999 edition with the participation of 10 clubs. The competition featured 1 relegated team from the J1 League and 9 teams from the former second-tier semi-professional Japan Football League

 

J2 League logoJ2 League logo

HOW IS THE CURRENT FORMAT OF THE J2 LEAGUE?

Starting in 2013, a club licensing system was used. Following that, the clubs failing to fulfill this licensing requirement can be relegated to the third division, regardless of their league position. The structure of the J2 League is likely to remain stable. 

There are 22 teams taking part in a season. They play in a double round-robin format. Besides, there are no longer any relegations to the J3 (former Japan Football League). Instead, two new relegations have been applied. Only the best two teams are automatically promoted while the clubs from 3rd to 6th enter playoffs for the final third promotion spot. However, the regulation will be heavily slanted to favor those with higher league placement. 

Since the 2017 season, two teams are promoted from and relegated to the J3. At the beginning of the 2018 season, the J2 playoffs winners play against the 16th-placed J1 club after discussions were held in the prior season. If the J2 playoff winner prevails, the team is promoted. Otherwise, the J1 club can retain its place in the J1 with the promotion failure of the J2 team. 

Kashiwa Reysol win the 2019 J2 LeagueKashiwa Reysol win the 2019 J2 League

2021 J2 LEAGUE

Which teams are taking part in the J2 League?

The 2021 J2 League is also known as the 2021 Meiji Yasuda J2 League. This is the 23rd edition of the J2 League since its official establishment in 1999. The season starts on 27th February 2021 and is scheduled to finish on 5th December 2021. 

This year, there are 22 teams taking part in the J2 League with no relegation from J1. However, there are two promotions from the J3. At the end of this season, there will have four relegations to the third division to match the four relegations from the J1. 

 

Teams in the 2021 J2 League

Club Name

Home Town

Stadium

Capacity

Last season

License

Blaublitz Akita

Akita

Soyu Stadium

20,125

Promoted from J3 (Champions)

J2

SC Sagamihara

Sagamihara

Gion Stadium

15,300

Promoted from J3 (Runners-up)

J2

V-Varen Nagasaki

All cities/towns in Nagasaki Prefecture

Nagasaki Athletic Stadium

20,246

J2 (3rd)

J1

Ventforet Kofu

All cities/towns in Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium

17,000

J2 (4th)

J1

Giravanz Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu, Fukuoka

Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu

15,066

J2 (5th)

J1

Júbilo Iwata

Iwata, Shizuoka

Yamaha Stadium

15,165

J2 (6th)

J1

Montedio Yamagata

All cities/towns in Yamagata

ND Soft Stadium

20,315

J2 (7th)

J1

Kyoto Sanga

Cities/towns in Kyoto

Sanga Stadium by Kyocera

21,600

J2 (8th)

J1

Mito HollyHock

Cities/towns in Ibaraki

K's denki Stadium Mito

12,000

J2 (9th)

J2

Tochigi SC

Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Kanseki Stadium Tochigi

25,244

J2 (10th)

J1

Albirex Niigata

Niigata & Seiro, Niigata

Denka Big Swan Stadium

42,300

J2 (11th)

J1

Tokyo Verdy

All cities/towns in Tokyo

Ajinomoto Stadium

49,970

J2 (12th)

J1

Matsumoto Yamaga

Cities/towns in Nagano

Sunpro Alwin

20,396

J2 (13th)

J1

JEF United Chiba

Chiba & Ichihara, Chiba

Fukuda Denshi Arena

18,500

J2 (14th)

J1

Omiya Ardija

Saitama, Saitama

NACK5 Stadium Omiya

15,500

J2 (15th)

J1

FC Ryukyu

All cities/towns in Okinawa

Tapic Kenso Hiyagon Stadium

25,000

J2 (16th)

J1

Fagiano Okayama

All cities/towns in Okayama

City Light Stadium

20,000

J2 (17th)

J1

Zweigen Kanazawa

All cities/towns in Ishikawa

Ishikawa Kanazawa Stadium

20,000

J2 (18th)

J1

Machida Zelvia

Machida, Tokyo

Machida Athletic Stadium

10,600

J2 (19th)

J1

Thespakusatsu Gunma

All cities/towns in Gunma

Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma

15,253

J2 (20th)

J1

Ehime FC

All cities/towns in Ehime

Ningineer Stadium

20,000

J2 (21st)

J1

Renofa Yamaguchi

All cities/towns in Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi Ishin Park Stadium

20,000

J2 (22nd)

J1

How does the 2021 J2 League work?

22 teams of the league play in a double round-robin tournament for a total of 42 games each. Each team receives three points for a win, one point for a tie, and no points for a loss. The clubs are ranked by total points, then goal difference, goals scored, head-to-head results, then disciplinary points. A draw can be implemented if necessary. If there are two teams declared a tie in the first place, they both will become co-champions. The two top clubs will automatically join the J1, and the third slot will be determined in the playoff series among the teams from the third to the sixth place.

The relegation to the J3 will belong to the number and final standings of promotion-eligible clubs that possess a J2 license. If one or both J3 promotion candidates can not obtain a J2 license, they will not be allowed to play in the next season of the J2, and J2 relegation spots will be cut accordingly. 

Prize money of the J2 League

Champions: 20,000,000 yen

Runners-up: 10,000,000 yen

Third place: 5,000,000 yen

TITLES BY CLUBS

Champions of the J2 League

Club

Winners

Runners-up

Promotions

Winning seasons

Runners-up seasons

Promotion seasons

Consadole Sapporo

3

0

4

2000, 2007, 2016

 

2000, 2007, 2011, 2016

Shonan Bellmare

2

1

4

2014, 2017

2012

2009, 2012, 2014, 2017

Kashiwa Reysol

2

1

3

2010, 2019

2006

2006, 2010, 2019

Kyoto Sanga

2

0

3

2001, 2005

 

2001, 2005, 2007

Kawasaki Frontale

2

0

2

1999, 2004

 

1999, 2004

Ventforet Kofu

1

1

3

2012

2010

2005, 2010, 2012

Oita Trinita

1

0

3

2002

 

2002, 2012, 2018

Yokohama FC

1

1

2

2006

2019

2006, 2019

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

1

1

2

2008

2003

2003, 2008

Vegalta Sendai

1

1

2

2009

2001

2001, 2009

FC Tokyo

1

1

2

2011

1999

1999, 2011

Omiya Ardija

1

1

2

2015

2004

2004, 2015

Tokushima Vortis

1

0

2

2020

 

2013, 2020

Matsumoto Yamaga

1

1

1

2018

2014

2014

Albirex Niigata

1

0

1

2003

 

2003

Gamba Osaka

1

0

1

2013

 

2013

Avispa Fukuoka

0

2

4

 

2005, 2020

2005, 2010, 2015, 2020

Cerezo Osaka

0

2

3

 

2002, 2009

2002, 2009, 2016

Vissel Kobe

0

1

2

 

2013

2006, 2013

Montedio Yamagata

0

1

2

 

2008

2008, 2014

Urawa Red Diamonds

0

1

1

 

2000

2000

Tokyo Verdy

0

1

1

 

2007

2007

Sagan Tosu

0

1

1

 

2011

2011

Júbilo Iwata

0

1

1

 

2015

2015

Shimizu S-Pulse

0

1

1

 

2016

2016

V-Varen Nagasaki

0

1

1

 

2017

2017

Nagoya Grampus

0

0

1

   

2017

 

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REFERENCE SOURCES

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2021_J2_League
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J2_League