Genoa – Napoli : Preview & Prediction
Genoa and Napoli meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match of the 10th round of Serie A TIM. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 3 wins and 2 draws in the last 5 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 21-09-2016, in a match for Serie A TIM that ended in a draw for (0-0). In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Genoa presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 14th place with 6 points earned after 1 win, 3 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he won away to Cagliari by (2-3). In the last match, tied away to Milan by (0-0). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 23 conceded, against 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 defeats at home, with 19 goals scored and 25 conceded. In the last 4 home games for the championship, Genoa have had 1 draw and 3 defeats, having won 1 point in 12 chances.
In this competition, you do not win in your stadium for 4 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of the last 9 games they played in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 9 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 highlights in the last 6 home games in all competitions: he has scored 4 of his 10 goals in minutes (61′-75 ‘).
Genoa did not start in a positive way in the Italian championship, with three consecutive defeats but now seems to be rehearsing a recovery as they have been undefeated for two rounds, having won four points away from home in that period. In the last round, the team did not have a great performance, finalizing little, but the good defensive work guaranteed the gain of a point at the home of Milan, which can be considered a good result. The team has left much to be desired in the offensive sector, although in the home did not swing the opposing network in just one confrontation. However, Genoa remain unbeaten as the club’s second-worst campaigner. Unlike Milan, the club has one of the worst starting points per game. One of the highlights of the team has been defender Rossettini, who was the man of the game in the last round.
After 8 wins and 1 draw, the visiting team is in 1st place, having won 25 points. In the last match, they drew with Internazionale at home for (0-0), after their previous match won out in a game against Roma, (0-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 35 goals scored and 16 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 13 victories and 2 draws, with a total of 61 goals scored and 8 conceded.
For this competition, do not lose as a visitor makes 5 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 9 games for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since 24 in 29 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In the last 9 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (0’-15 ‘).
Napoli have been making an impeccable campaign so far in the Italian League, standing next to the Internazionale as the only clubs still undefeated in the competition. By the way, it was against that club the only draw of Napoli until then, occurred in the last round, since before accumulated eight victories. At the time, the team showed a lot of quality in the passes, but could not finish much, being stopped by the opposing defense. However, the team is still characterized by great offensive power with a handsome average of 2.88 goals per game, while their defense is the least leaked, having not conceded in two of the five away encounters so far. It is likely that coach Maurizio Sarri will go in full force for that game.
Genoa – Napoli : Betting Tips
Napoli – Win Odds: 1.36
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70