Ace Football previews the Champions League round of 16 match between SSC Napoli and Eintracht and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
SSC Napoli play host to Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday for the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
Having won the opening leg 2-0 on February 21, SSC Napoli hope to finish the job at home. Eintracht will hope to pull off an upset. However, considering their current deficit, the Germans have their work cut out for this one.
Team form: SSC Napoli vs Eintracht
SSC Napoli Form
SSC Napoli beat Empoli by 0-2 and lost 0-1 against Lazio, before defeating Atalanta 2-0. Luciano Spalletti’s side put four wins on the board in their previous six Champions League matches at the Diego Armando Maradona. They drew twice while losing none, and scored 17 goals while conceding five.
Eintracht claimed two points from their last three matches. They started by losing 2-1 at the hands of RB Leipzig, before drawing 2-2 with Wolfsburg. They secured a point in their latest encounter, a 1-1 draw against VfB Stuttgart. The Eagles, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn zero and lost one in their last six away in the Champions League.
Betting facts for SSC Napoli and Eintracht
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between SSC Napoli and Eintracht. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- SSC Napoli have scored in the last 27 home matches in a row
- SSC Napoli have won the last 5 matches in a row without conceding a goal
- SSC Napoli have scored in 31 of the last 33 matches
- In 12 of the last 13 SSC Napoli home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- SSC Napoli have won 9 of the last 10 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Eintracht have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- In 9 of the last 10 away matches Eintracht played, both teams scored
- Eintracht have conceded in the last 10 away matches in a row
- Eintracht have scored in 15 of the last 17 away matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Eintracht matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players in form: SSC Napoli vs Eintracht
When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Giacomo Raspadori brings great form to the table, as he is now on four goals in six Champions League games. Surely, SSC Napoli will start him against Eintracht, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Daichi Kamada, who notched up three goals in his past six Champions League games.
Betting markets: SSC Napoli vs Eintracht
Diego Armando Maradona have been a happy hunting ground for SSC Napoli lately, claiming six win from 10 across all tournaments. They drew zero and lost four of these, while Eintracht won two of their most recent 10 games away. The latter drew four and lost four as well.
Both teams to score
SSC Napoli scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Curiously, Eintracht only scored the opening goal of the match in one of the last ten away games. SSC Napoli have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than eight times in their previous 10 outings. Eintracht scored the first goal of the game in five of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in four of SSC Napoli’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 2.4 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Eintracht’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.5 goals in these matches.
Betting suggestion: SSC Napoli vs Eintracht
Here we present a free betting tip for this Champions League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for SSC Napoli and Eintracht.