Napoli and Juventus clash in their 18th league match of the 2022-23 Seria A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Friday, 13 January 2022. The match venue is Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, Napoli.
Latest odds on betting sites
Napoli-to-win odds are priced at 2.60 (+160 American; 8/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.25 (+225; 9/4), while Juventus-to-win odds are priced at 3.10 (+210; 21/10).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Napoli — 40%, draw — 29%, Juventus — 31%.
Latest betting odds on Napoli vs Juventus (13 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Napoli — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Juventus — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)]
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
Match preview and statistics
Napoli got a 2-0 win over Sampdoria in their last league game. Matteo Politano missed a penalty in the early minutes of the game as the game remained 0-0. Victor Osimhen oned the scoreline in the 19th minute with a nice finish into the net. Napoli were awarded another penalty in the 80th minute but this time Elmas converted the penalty into the net as the secured all three points.
Nestrovski pulled one back in the 79th minute with a left-footed strike into the bottom-right corner. Lazar Samardzic made it 3-2 in the 82nd minute with a left-footed effort from outside the box into the low left corner.
Team statistics: 66% possession, 3.31 expected goals, 24 total shots, three big chances, 608 accurate passes, 91% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed and five corners.
Napoli are top of the Serie A table with 44 points. They have won 13 games, drawn two and have suffered one loss. Napoli have scored the most goals in the league (39) while conceding 13 goals with a difference of +26.
Napoli team news: All players are fit and available.
Juventus got a 1-0 win over Udinese in their last league game. Danilo scored the only goal of the game in the 86th minute with a nice finish from close range.
Team statistics: 50% possession, 2.45 expected goals, 14 total shots, three big chances, 391 accurate passes, 85% pass accuracy, 16 fouls committed, three offsides and six corners.
Juventus are second in the Serie A table with 37 points. They have won 11 games, drawn four and have suffered two defeats. Juventus have scored 26 goals in the league while conceding seven goals with a difference of +q9.
Juventus team news: Paul Pogba is out with a meniscus injury. Mattia De Sciglio is unavailable due to a thigh injury. Juan Cuadrado is out with a knee injury. Jorge is out with a tendon injury. Bonucci is out with a tendon injury.
Napoli vs Juventus H2H
Napoli have won two of the last four meetings between both sides.
Projected lineups and key players
Napoli projected starting lineup:
- Alex Meret
- Min-Jae Kim
- Amir Rrahmani
- Giovanni Di Lorenzo
- Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa
- Stanislav Lobotka
- Piotr Zielinski
- Mario Rui
- Hirving Lozano
- Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
- Victor Osimhen
Notable subs: Adam Ounas, Andrea Petagna
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has been brilliant this season. The Georgian international scored a brilliant goal in their 4-0 win over Sassuolo. Khvicha has scored six goals in the league this season, overperforming his expected goals of 3.49. He has provided five assists while creating 23 chances.
Juventus projected starting lineup:
- Wojciech Szczesny
- Alex Sandro
- Daniele Rugani
- Leonardo Bonucci
- Juan Cuadrado
- Leandro Daniel Paredes
- Adrien Rabiot
- Weston McKennie
- Arkadiusz Milik
- Dusan Vlahovic
Arkaduisz Milik has been great for Juventus this season. The Polish international has scored five goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 3.34. He has created five chances.
Predictions and betting tips
Napoli has been in great form this season as they sit at the top of the Serie A table. They have scored the most goals in the league (39). Juventus have scored 26 goals in the league this season. Three of the last five Napoli games have ended in over 3.5 goals. Two of the last three meetings between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals.
Napoli are very clinical in front of the goal and will be looking to get a win and extend their lead at the top. This looks to be an interesting game. I see Napoli edging it by a small margin as they have been the better side this season. Two of the last three meetings between both sides have ended in a 2-1 scoreline. I predict Napoli to win 2-1.
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals.
Odds: 2.70 (+170 American; 17/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Correct score 2-1.
Odds: 21.00 (+2000 American; 20/1 )
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