Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Champions League round of 16 game between Eintracht and SSC Napoli and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Eintracht come up against visiting side SSC Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie this coming Tuesday at Deutsche Bank Park.
Form: Eintracht vs SSC Napoli
Eintracht beat Darmstadt by 4-2, and lost 3-0 against FC Koln, before defeating Werder Bremen 2-0. The Eagles only managed one meager home win from a possible six at Deutsche Bank Park in the Champions League. They also drew one and lost one of these six encounters, in which they scored two and conceded four goals.
SSC Napoli Form
In their last three matches, SSC Napoli first beat Spezia 0-3, then Cremonese by 3-0, and finally Sassuolo by 0-2. The Blues managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Champions League away matches, in which they scored 14 while also conceding nine times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.
Betting facts for Eintracht and SSC Napoli
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Eintracht and SSC Napoli. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Eintracht have scored in the last 19 matches in a row
- In 14 of the last 16 matches Eintracht played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 9 Eintracht home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Eintracht have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
- Eintracht have conceded in 14 of the last 16 matches
- SSC Napoli have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches
- SSC Napoli have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
- SSC Napoli have won 11 of the last 13 away matches
- SSC Napoli have won 5 of the last 6 away matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- SSC Napoli have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
Players to watch: Eintracht vs SSC Napoli
There are a few players in each team who currently draws attention to their name in the goal-scoring department. For the visitors, Giovanni Simeone has been hitting the net regularly and now has four goals in his last six games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up on Tuesday, it is because SSC Napoli bank on him to build on these numbers against Eintracht. The latter relies on Daichi Kamada, who found the target three times in six games.
Popular betting markets: Eintracht vs SSC Napoli
Deutsche Bank Park saw eight wins for Eintracht in their last 10 here across all tournaments. They also drew one and lost one, while SSC Napoli won eight of their 10 most recent outings on their travels, whilst drawing zero and losing two. Eintracht have gone through an impressive 9 games without losing even once as the home side. SSC Napoli won their last 5 matches on the trot.
Both teams to score
Eintracht scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. SSC Napoli scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. The Blues have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games. They have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Eintracht’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for SSC Napoli, who scored 2.6 times on average in those matches. SSC Napoli scored at least once in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.
Suggested bet: Eintracht vs SSC Napoli
To sum up, the upcoming match between Eintracht and SSC Napoli seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Champions League game.