Napoli vs. SPAL Serie A Betting Tips and Preview

Napoli vs. SPAL, Serie A

Saturday afternoon’s Serie A action sees title hopefuls Napoli host an out-of-form SPAL, who sit two places above the drop zone. The visitors are without a win in seven in the league while Napoli have won 23 points of the last 27 on offer.

Where and when: Stadio San Paolo, Napoli – 22 December, kick-off 14:00

Where you can see Napoli vs. SPAL: William Hill, Eleven Sports

Last time: Napoli won this fixture 1-0 back in February thanks to an early strike from Allan after the Neapolitans had won 3-2 in Ferrera the previous September.

Napoli half time/full time 3/4 Offer Williamhill
SPAL double chance 15/4 Offer Betvictor
Under 1.5 goals 5/1 Offer 888sport

Napoli vs. SPAL Predictions and Preview

This is a match between two sides in contrasting form although oddly, it will be the visitors who are slightly the happier with their current situation.

Despite not picking up a win in their last seven league outings, SPAL sit two places and five points outside the relegation zone and retaining their status is key to them this season.

Napoli have picked up an impressive 38 points in 16 league games but still trail league leaders Juventus – who have dropped just two points all season – by a whopping eight points.

Unsurprisingly, the hosts are clear favourites for this encounter at odds of 1/5 with a SPAL victory priced at 14/1 and the draw available at 11/2.

These fixtures tend to produce few goals with just seven going in across the only four meetings ever held between them, so Under 1.5 goals at 5/1 appears to be a solid bet with Under 2.5 at 7/4.

A ‘double chance’ on SPAL to come away with either a draw or a win is available at 15/ 4– bear in mind they have just one defeat in their last four – while a Napoli win/draw outcome is at 1/40.

If you fancy the home side to be leading at both half-time and at the final whistle, such odds are available at 3/4.

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One to watch for Napoli: Arkadiusz Milik has already netted eight Serie A goals to date this campaign with four of those coming in his last three games.

One to watch for SPAL: Andrea Patagna is the dangerman for the visitors. He is their top league scorer this season with five in 16 matches while he netted in the recent 1-1 draw at Genoa.

Long shot: Napoli have already secured an impressive nine clean sheets this campaign across all competitions while SPAL have amassed a credible five. Odds of this game to finish scoreless are at 25/1.

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