Ulsan Hyundai vs Sangju Sangmu Soccer Betting Tips

Ulsan Hyundai vs Sangju Sangmu Soccer Betting Tips

Ulsan Hyundai vs Sangju Sangmu Soccer Betting Tips

Will Ulsan remain undefeated in the 6th duel against Sangju?

In South Korea, the new championship begins this weekend after having previously had to pause due to the coronavirus. On matchday one of K League 1, Ulsan Hyundai and Sangju Sangmu face off. Ulsan Hyundai is the current runner-up, Sangju Sangmu won the relegation playoff and was seventh overall. The hosts have not lost the last 5 direct encounters and were able to win 4 of the last 6 home duels. This game begins on Saturday, May 9th, 2020.

Ulsan Hyundai

best home team
1.68 goals per home game
without conceding goals in 32% of home games
5 undefeated duels

Sangju Sangmu

7th place in preseason
9 bankruptcies from 16 away games
only 1.05 goals per away game
1.58 goals conceded per guest appearance

Current form Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai ended the pre-season as runner-up in the South Korean K League 1. Coach Do-hoon Kim’s team won 23 of the 38 season games, drew 10 times and only had to bow 5 times to the opponent. This was equal to the champions Jeonbuk FC, only the 8 goal difference separated the Hyundai works team from the 3rd championship title, the first after 2005. So you became 8x runner-up. The club has been in the top 4 in the last 4 years and would like to play for the championship again this season. Ulsan has the second highest market value in South Korea and is therefore prediction for 2nd place again. The home team is also favored by the bookmakers at the start of the league. Ulsan Hyundai throws betting odds of around 1.60. Ulsan has been unbeaten in the recent 5 clashes with Sangju with 4 wins and 1 draw, winning 4 of the last 6 home matches (with 1 draw and 1 defeat).

Ulsan Hyundai only had to surrender twice in their own stadium in the pre-season, including the 1-4 at the end of the season against Pohang Steelers, which cost the championship. Otherwise, the Green-Yellow won 13 wins and 4 draws in 19 home games, making them the best home team in the league. The Kim eleven scored an average of 1.68 goals per home game with just 0.89 goals. In 32% of the home games, there was no goal, which led to a quarter of home wins to zero. Risk takers can also count on a home win to zero. Ulsan usually doesn’t score too many goals: only 53% of home games showed over 2.5 goals. The team usually wins narrowly. The factory team won 9x with only 1 goal lead, 3x with 2 goals and 1x with 4 goals.

Current form Sangju Sangmu

Sangju Sangmu ended the preseason in 7th place in the K League 1. Tae-wan Kim’s team won 16 of the 38 season games in 7 draws and 15 losses. the club was first in the relegation playoff. After the basic round, they were ranked 7 with 13 wins from 33 games, 7 draws and 13 losses and only missed the top 6 of the champions play-off due to the worse goal difference. In the guest performance in Ulsan, Sangju is 1: 5 outsider. With Double Chance X / 2 you can still more than double your bet. In the last 8 guest appearances in Ulsan Sangmu has won 3 with 1 draw and 4 defeats. In 6 of the 8 most recent comparisons and 5 of the last 6 matches in Ulsan, over 2.5 goals were scored.

Sangju Sangmu won 6 games and 4 draws in 19 games abroad in the previous season and had to bend the opponent 9x away. This made the Army Club the 7th best away team in the league. The Kim team was only able to mark 1.05 goals per away game and scored an average of 1.58 goals. Over 2.5 goals were scored in less than half, which means that Sangmu also has fewer goals. Typically, the duels between these two teams tend to score more goals, but this time it could be less goals. In every third away game the team remained without their own goal, which led to 29% bankruptcies to zero. Sangju lost 4x with 1 goal difference, 3x with 2 goals and 1x with 4+ goals, so there could be a narrow defeat for the guests in this game. Overall, the host looks more mature in this game and will prevail over our prediction. Ulsan has a slightly higher market value (14 to 10 million euros), has 7 national players in their ranks (Sanju: 2) and 5 youth players (Sangju: 2). The hosts can also count on 5 legionaries, while Sangmu only focuses on domestic players.

Ulsan Hyundai vs Sangju Sangmu Soccer Betting Tips

As mentioned above, risk takers can bet on a home win without conceding a goal. We see value in the Under 2.5 goals bet.

Betting Tips: Ulsan Hyundai
Odds: 1.60
Betting Tips: Draw
Odds: 3.80
Betting Tips: Sangju Sangmu
Odds: 5.00