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Saudi Arabia vs Japan Predictions & Tips - Japan to pick up crucial away point

  • Saudi Arabia vs Japan predictions for Thursday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier
  • Game is being played at 6pm BST at the King Abdullah Sports City
  • Saudi Arabia are unbeaten in their last 6 matches
  • Can Japan get their campaign back on track?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
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Saudi Arabia are unbeaten in their last six matches (Getty Images)
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Athos Sirianos 07 Oct 2021
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Saudi Arabia vs Japan Predictions


Saudi Arabia are aiming to continue their perfect qualification campaign when they host Japan. Both sides are in decent form and have rarely conceded with a draw predicted.

  • Saudi Arabia vs Japan Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Saudi Arabia Form
  • Saudi Arabia Squad & Team News
  • Japan Form
  • Japan Squad & Team News
  • Saudi Arabia vs Japan Live Stream FAQ

  • Saudi Arabia are unbeaten in their last 6 matches (FIFA World Cup).
  • Saudi Arabia have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 2 matches against Japan (FIFA World Cup).
  • Japan are unbeaten in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Japan have seen under 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (FIFA World Cup).
  • Japan are unbeaten in 3 of their last 4 matches against Saudi Arabia (FIFA World Cup.

Head to Head


Japan have a 10-5 record against Saudi Arabia with one draw in 16 meetings.

Saudi Arabia Form


Saudi Arabia have made a perfect start to their qualification campaign. 

After comfortably defeating Vietnam 3-1 at home, they took the points in a scrappy 1-0 win over Oman. 

The Saudis are unbeaten in their last six matches.

Saudi Arabia Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Fawaz Al-Qarni, Mohammed Al Rubaie, Zaid Al-Bawardi
Defenders: Yasser Al-Shahrani, Ali Al-Bulaihi, Mohammed Al-Khabrani, Sultan Al-Ghanam, Abdullah Madu, Saud Abdulhamid, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Hussain Qassem
Midfielders: Fahad Al-Muwallad, Salman Al-Faraj, Mohamed Kanno, Abdulellah Al-Malki, Abdulrahman Ghareeb, Mohammed Al-Kuwaykibi, Sami Al-Najei, Ayman Yahya, Ali Al-Hassan, Abdulrahman Al-Aboud, Nasser Al-Dawsari
Forwards: Firas al-Buraikan, Saleh Al-Shehri

Japan Form


Japan have steadied the ship after a bumpy start to the next round of qualifiers. 

Their first match in the next stage of qualifying ended in a shock 1-0 loss to Oman at home. 

But the Blue Samurai rectified this defeat by edging past China in a 1-0 win in Doha.

Japan Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima, Shūichi Gonda, Kosei Tani
Defenders: Yuto Nagatomo, Maya Yoshida, Hiroki Sakai, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Naomichi Ueda, Sei Muroya, Ko Itakura, Yūta Nakayama, Daiki Hashioka
Midfielders: Genki Haraguchi, Gaku Shibasaki, Takumi Minamino, Wataru Endo, Takuma Asano, Junya Ito, Ritsu Dōan, Daichi Kamada, Hidemasa Morita, Kōji Miyoshi, Ao Tanaka
Forwards: Yuya Osako, Kyogo Furuhashi, Ado Onaiwu

Saudi Arabia vs Japan Live Stream FAQ

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Verdict

Saudi Arabia have a strong defensive record and are backed to draw 1-1 against Japan.

Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals Total Goals $1.47 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result $3.00 at Neds - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score $6.00 at Bookmaker - 1 Unit

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