Napoli vs Fiorentina
The Stadio Diego Armando Maradona will be bubbling with life on Sunday as Napoli play hosts to Fiorentina in one of the Serie A’s 18th round matches
Going into Sunday’s tie, Napoli are sitting on 6th place in the standings with 31 points, while La Viola are down to 12th position with only 18 points to their name.
The last meeting between these two teams was exactly a year ago in January of 2020 in Naples, but it was the visiting Fiorentina who claimed the win, triumphing with 0:2 score.
The previous encounter was also won by the visiting side, as Napoli prevailed 3:4 at Stadio Artemio Franchi in 2019, but those two wins are the only for the away teams across the last twelve H2H clashes.
The balance in the last six games is all equal, as two ended in draws and each team triumphed twice.
Two of the last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, while one witnessed goals at both ends.
This past history makes prediction for Sunday’s tie quite the tricky but options abound on Betpay to stake and win cool cash.
For Napoli who look like the favourite for this tie, staking for an outright win for Generro Gatusso’s men attracts 1.60 odds while staking for Fiorentina to repeat what they did last year by winning, they are placed on 5.40 odds.
In the event of a no victor, no vanquish correct prediction, the odds are quite high at 4.35
Napoli qualified for the quarter-finals of Coppa Italia after prevailing 3:2 over Empoli on Wednesday.
They won both of their last two encounters, triumphing 1:2 away to Udinese at the weekend and lost only one of the last five clashes.
Napoli have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last nine matches.
All of their last five games saw both involved sides to score, while four resulted in over 2,5 goals.
Napoli 3-1 Fiorentina