Napoli - Genoa

Regular Season - 25
Kickoff: 2024-02-17 04:00

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Napoli - Genoa Predictions

Prediction: Napoli or draw
Best odds: 1.16

As the excitement builds for the upcoming Serie A clash between Napoli and Genoa, all eyes are on the potential outcomes and key players who will shape the match at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. With predictions hinting at a favorable outcome for the home side, let's delve into the specifics that could lead Napoli to secure a win or at least a draw, and why the goal tally might stay under 3.5.

Key Players - Napoli

Napoli's performance this season has been a rollercoaster, and as they gear up to face Genoa, they will rely heavily on their midfield dynamo, Michael Ijemuan Folorunsho. With a rating of 6.68, his ability to control the game's tempo and his impressive tally of 386 total passes will be crucial in breaking down Genoa's defenses.

Upfront, Napoli will count on the prowess of Giovanni Pablo Simeone Baldini, whose rating of 6.69 reflects his threat in the attacking third. Though he's netted only once this season, his 6 shots on target from 12 attempts show he's knocking on the door of more goals.

Eljif Elmas, another key midfielder with a rating of 6.80, has proven his worth with 2 goals and a solid presence in the midfield. His 6 shots on target from as many attempts indicate a precision that could be decisive in the upcoming match.

Key Players - Genoa

Genoa's hopes will be pinned on their own midfield maestro, Morten Thorsby, who has a rating of 6.61. His contribution of 1 assist and 163 total passes will be vital for Genoa to create scoring opportunities.

In terms of creative force, Ruslan Malinovskyi stands out with a rating of 6.79. His 2 goals, 1 assist, and 7 key passes indicate his ability to change the course of a game.

Defensively, Mattia Bani has been a rock at the back for Genoa. With a rating of 6.82, his defensive prowess, coupled with his unexpected goal-scoring ability, could prove to be a thorn in Napoli's side.

Recent Form

Napoli's recent form has been inconsistent, as reflected in their last five games (DWLDL), leaving them at 9th on the table. Meanwhile, Genoa has shown more stability, remaining unbeaten in their last five outings (DWWDD), which could give them a psychological edge.

Head-to-Head History

The historical data between these two sides points to a competitive edge for Napoli. Their last encounter on September 16, 2023, ended in a 2-2 draw, demonstrating the closely matched nature of these teams.

Prediction

Taking into account the current form, key player matchups, and historical data, the prediction leans towards a Napoli win or draw. The home advantage and the individual quality of players like Folorunsho, Simeone, and Elmas should give Napoli the edge they need. However, Genoa's recent form and key players like Thorsby and Malinovskyi cannot be underestimated.

The prediction suggests a low-scoring affair, with the game expected to feature fewer than 3.5 goals. This aligns with both teams' recent goal-scoring records and defensive statistics. The advice for those looking to place bets would be a combo double chance: Napoli or draw and under 3.5 goals.

In conclusion, while the match promises to be a tight contest, Napoli, with the support of their home crowd and key players in good form, are tipped to come out on top in this encounter, albeit by a slender margin.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

47%
53%

Attacking Potential

44%
56%

Defensive Potential

50%
50%

Poisson Distribution

53%
47%

Stregth H2H

71%
29%

Goals H2H

74%
26%

Wins the game

57%
44%

Napoli - Genoa Head to Head

Serie A standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Inter players, news and schedule Inter 25 21 3 1 63 12 51 66
2 Juventus players, news and schedule Juventus 26 17 6 3 41 19 22 57
3 AC Milan players, news and schedule AC Milan 26 16 5 5 50 32 18 53
4 Bologna players, news and schedule Bologna 26 13 9 4 39 23 16 48
5 Atalanta players, news and schedule Atalanta 25 14 4 7 48 24 24 46
6 AS Roma players, news and schedule AS Roma 26 13 5 8 48 32 16 44
7 Lazio players, news and schedule Lazio 25 12 4 9 31 26 5 40
8 Fiorentina players, news and schedule Fiorentina 25 11 5 9 37 29 8 38
9 Napoli players, news and schedule Napoli 25 10 7 8 34 29 5 37
10 Torino players, news and schedule Torino 26 9 9 8 25 25 0 36
11 Monza players, news and schedule Monza 26 9 9 8 27 30 -3 36
12 Genoa players, news and schedule Genoa 26 8 9 9 28 31 -3 33
13 Empoli players, news and schedule Empoli 26 6 7 13 22 40 -18 25
14 Lecce players, news and schedule Lecce 26 5 9 12 24 43 -19 24
15 Udinese players, news and schedule Udinese 26 3 14 9 25 40 -15 23
16 Frosinone players, news and schedule Frosinone 26 6 5 15 34 55 -21 23
17 Sassuolo players, news and schedule Sassuolo 25 5 5 15 31 48 -17 20
18 Verona players, news and schedule Verona 26 4 8 14 23 36 -13 20
19 Cagliari players, news and schedule Cagliari 26 4 8 14 24 47 -23 20
20 Salernitana players, news and schedule Salernitana 26 2 7 17 20 53 -33 13