“Those declared dead live longer” is a well-known saying that applies to SSC Napoli like no other one of those days, which rose like a phoenix last week and made an impressive statement in Italian club football.
Sampdoria vs Napoli Betting Predictions and Odds
After Partenopei had won just one of their last twelve league games and also lost four home games in a row, it was only in the English week at home in the Coppa Italia against team of the hour Lazio Rome, before the league leaders Juventus in the stadium San Paolo made a guest appearance.
In the end, the Azzurri had two narrow victories, which of all against the two best-formed teams in the country.
At Sampdoria against Napoli, bookmakers are promptly knocking out the odds for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League, whose free fall has potentially been declared over.
In addition, at Sampdoria against Napoli, the prediction should include that “La Samp” does not deserve the addition “team of the hour”. The Ligurian kicker have only won one of their last five league games and are only 16th in the current table.
So it is most sustainable to play tip 2 at Sampdoria against Napoli and to bet that the southern Italians will now start a little catch up. After all, despite a long period of weakness, the Partenopei have only lost three of their ten away games in league operations.
Sampdoria – Statistics & current form
Only two of the last eight league games have won traditional club Sampdoria Genoa. That doesn’t sound like much at first. On closer inspection, however, it was exactly these two games against immediate competitors that went to “Il Doria”, which is why the situation in the table could look worse.
Only “La Samp” won 1-0 in the Derby della Lanterna against city rivals Genoa CFC and kept the Grifone at a distance. Then Claudio Ranieri’s team won 5: 1 against Brescia Calcio.
In total, the gap to the first relegation spot is a comfortable five points, although the Ligurians last left home at home against Sassuolo after a desperate exploitation of chances. “Il Doria” was allowed to act outnumbered for more than an hour. Incredible 25 shots were recorded at the end of the game. The match ended with a goalless draw.
Not least because of this, the odds of bookmakers against footballers from the Ligurian capital speak for Sampdoria against Napoli, who are unlikely to get so many chances against Partenopei.
After all, the Azzurri have become a kind of fear opponent of the Blucerchiati in the past decade. Sampdoria Genoa won the last home game against Napoli 3-0. Overall, however, the SSC won in the decade against no other Serie A team as often as against “La Samp” – 14 wins in 19 games.
The fact that “Il Doria” has scored at least two goals in three of their last four home games against Azzurri is encouraging. Given the recent exploitation of opportunities, which only matched Brescia Calcio, this should be rather difficult this time.
In any case, Claudio Ranieri must first make sure that the defensive is good. Not only are two players still missing with Alex Ferrari and Fabio Depaoli, but Bartosz Bereszynski, the last regular right-back, is suspended after seeing his fifth yellow card against Sassuolo.
Best goal scorers in the league:
🥇 Fabio Quagliarella (5 goals)
🥈 Manolo Gabbiadini (4 goals)
Probable lineups of Sampdoria:
↳ Audero – Augello – Colley – Tonelli – Murru – Linetty – Eckdal – Thorsby – Ramírez – Quagliarella – Gabbiadini
Last games from Sampdoria:
⚽️ 01/26/2020 – Sampdoria vs. Sassuolo Calcio 0: 0 (Serie A)
⚽️ 01/18/2020 – Lazio Roma vs. Sampdoria 5: 1 (Serie A)
⚽️ 01/12/2020 – Sampdoria vs. Brescia 5: 1 (Serie A)
⚽️ 01/06/2020 – AC Milan vs. Sampdoria 0-0 (Serie A)
⚽️ 12/18/2019 – Sampdoria vs. Juventus 1: 2 (Serie A)
Napoli – Statistics & current form
The stone that should have fallen from the hearts of all those involved in the past week was probably felt not only across Italy, but across Europe. The Partenopei are back after all the signs have indicated a historical series of negatives that have never existed in the entire history of the Azzurri.
Instead of losing five league home games in a row for the first time ever, Gennaro Gattuso’s men continued their surprise success at Coppa Italia against defending champion Lazio Roma last weekend and beat their long-term rival Juventus 2-1 in Stadio San Paolo.
The Vecchia Signora is still an incredible 24 points ahead of the Azzurri in the table, but the footballers from Campania were undoubtedly able to draw a lot of confidence from the recent two successes.
The fact that the squad is in principle also able to perform better is undisputed anyway. It was not without reason that the SSC Napoli finally reached the round of 16 of the Champions League without defeat in the group phase despite an overall mixed season, where a real heavyweight awaits at the end of February with FC Barcelona.
And yet the Partenopei, who have just disenchanted Lazio Rome and Juventus, can be trusted at least in this duel at least a little respect. Provided, of course, that the Azzurri can now add more.
In league operations, it will finally be against Sampdoria, Lecce, Cagliari and Brescia in February. All four teams that are anything but smooth, which is why ten out of twelve possible points should really be the bare minimum if the struggle for the starting positions for the Champions League is to be started again in Serie A.
At least with Sampdoria against Napoli, the tip for the next three of the Partenopei is very promising. After all, the Campanian flagship club invested heavily in an improved squad in winter.
Stanislav Lobotka, Andrea Petagna, Amir Rrahmani, Diego Demme and Matteo Politano came to the south of Italy for a total of around 65 million euros, although at least Amir Rrahmani and Petagna were immediately loaned out to the releasing clubs by the end of the season.
In fact, Napoli haven’t won eight of their last eleven away games and never scored more than one goal in nine of their last eleven games. With new self-confidence and new options in the composition of the squad, all the requirements for a catch-up are now fulfilled.
Best goal scorers in the league:
🥇 Arkadiusz Milik (7 goals)
🥈 Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens (4 goals each)
Probable lineup of Napoli:
↳ Meret – Rui – Di Lorenzo – Manolas – Hysaj – Zielinski – Demme – Ruiz – Insigne – Callejón – Milik
Last games from Napoli:
⚽️ 01/26/2020 – Napoli vs. Juventus 2: 1 (Serie A)
⚽️ 01/21/2020 – Napoli vs. Lazio 1: 0 (Coppa Italia)
⚽️ 01/18/2020 – Napoli vs. Fiorentina 0: 2 (Serie A)
⚽️ Jan 14, 2020 – Napoli vs. Perugia 2-0 (Coppa Italia)
⚽️ 01/11/2020 – Lazio Roma vs. Napoli 1-0 (Serie A)
Sampdoria vs Napoli Direct comparison & statistics highlights
Head to head: 34-41-48
There have been a total of 123 clashes between Sampdoria Genoa and SSC Napoli so far, and with 48 games won, Partenopei lead the resulting “head to head” record ahead of the 34 victories of the Blucerchiati. 41 draws round off the direct comparison.
In the past decade, however, as already mentioned, it was a very one-sided match. In the decade, 14 of the 19 clashes went to the Azzurri (three draws, two Blucerchiati wins), who alone won seven of the last eight duels against “La Samp”.
The last match at Stadio Luigi Ferraris in the Ligurian capital on September 2, 2018 saw a surprising 3-0 home win for “Il Doria”. In the first leg of the current season, the Partenopei clearly won 2-0 at home.
Sampdoria vs Napoli Betting Predictions and Odds by PicksSoccer.com
At Sampdoria against Napoli, the prediction is primarily shaped by the successful English Week of Partenopei. 1-0 against Lazio Roma and 2-1 against Juventus. Two wins against the currently best-form teams in the country, which ended the low with a bang.
Meanwhile, the Blucerchiati was only able to get anything against city rivals Genoa CFC as well as against bottom of Brescia in the basement duels of the league. Last weekend, “La Samp” missed 25 shots and more for an hour and played only 0-0 against Sassuolo.
⭐️ Sampdoria vs Napoli Betting odds & other interesting betting prediction:
In addition, this betting option is also set up in their last encounters. In the last four matches between “Il Doria” and the Partenopei, only one of the two teams ever scored goals.
Betting Prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Betting Prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Betting Prediction: Both teams to score/ YES
Betting Prediction: Both teams to score/ NO
Key facts – Sampdoria vs Napoli tips
⭐️ Napoli won the first leg 2-0
⭐️ Sampdoria has lost 14 of their last 19 games against Partenopei
⭐️ Before the 2-1 win against Juve, Napoli had won only one of their last twelve league games
The most sustainable way is to play tip 2 at Sampdoria against Napoli, especially since Claudio Ranieri still has to play personal puzzle on the defensive, since he does not have a single legal right-back available.
For the away win of Partenopei, odds of up to 1.85 are available at Sampdoria against Napoli, which also brings a lot of value to this bet, which we allude to with seven units.
Competition: Serie A
Date: February 3rd, 2020
Betting Prediction: 2
Stake: 7/10 units