Lazio vs Napoli Prediction & Match Preview

Lazio vs Napoli Prediction & Match Preview

Lazio has been formidable at home, winning ten, drawing one, and losing one of their last twelve matches across all competitions. Their solid defense has only conceded seven goals in ten league fixtures at home this season.

Napoli’s Struggles

Napoli has faced difficulties in scoring, failing to find the net in five of their previous seven games across competitions. Despite their recent Super Cup performances, including a 0-1 loss to Inter Milan in the final, Napoli aims to challenge for European positions.

Recent Form

Lazio’s fortunes changed after the festive period, securing five consecutive wins since December 22nd. Their defense has been pivotal in their recent successes, notably securing back-to-back 1-0 victories over Roma and Lecce in their last two home outings.

Napoli ended a winless streak with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Salernitana, followed by a 3-0 win against Fiorentina in the Super Cup semifinal. However, their loss to Inter Milan in the final highlighted their struggles to create scoring opportunities.

Recent Meetings

Recent encounters between Lazio and Napoli have seen away wins, with Lazio securing a 2-1 victory at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in September last year. Although Napoli has a positive overall record against Lazio, they have struggled at Stadio Olimpico.

Lazio vs Napoli Prediction and Analysis

Both teams have shown defensive resilience, with Lazio conceding minimal goals at home. Considering their recent performances and the lack of attacking prowess displayed against Inter Milan, betting on under 2.5 goals seems prudent.

Betting Tips

While the home advantage has not been significant in recent matchups, Lazio’s strong home record makes them favorites. With Napoli’s struggles to score, backing Lazio for a home win appears promising.

The Lazio vs. Napoli clash promises to be an intriguing encounter, with Lazio aiming to capitalize on their home advantage while Napoli seeks to overcome their scoring woes.