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Serie A – Cagliari vs Napoli: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Cagliari and Napoli and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Serie A when SSC Napoli face off against Cagliari. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in Serie A.

Ranked 18th in the Serie A table, Cagliari have collected 21 points from 25 games and 32 points behind the 3rd-placed Napoli.

The Islanders are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. Walter Mazzarri’s men claimed a steady 9 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 0.9 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 17 goals – or an average of 1.7 goals a game. They failed to claw out a clean sheet in this run.

SSC Napoli are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 14 goals in the past 10 outings for an average of 1.4 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 8 goals, and while the Partenopei claimed 4 clean sheets, they conceded an average of 0.8 goals per match.

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Stats and facts for Cagliari vs Napoli in Serie A.

  • Cagliari have conceded in 28 of the last 29 matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 home matches Cagliari played, both teams scored
  • Cagliari have not won 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • SSC Napoli have scored in 29 of the last 31 away matches
  • SSC Napoli have not lost 20 of the last 22 away matches
  • SSC Napoli have won 3 of the last 4 away matches
  • Cagliari have not won 22 of the last 23 matches versus SSC Napoli
  • Cagliari have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches versus SSC Napoli
  • Cagliari have lost 10 of the last 12 matches versus SSC Napoli
  • In 6 of the last 7 Cagliari matches versus SSC Napoli the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Cagliari have not scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches versus SSC Napoli

Current form — Cagliari vs Napoli

The Islanders are tough to break down

Cagliari go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Fiorentina. They went on to beat Atalanta 2-1, before sharing the spoils with Empoli in a 1-1 draw.

Unbeaten visitors on a roll

SSC Napoli currently look solid after going 3 matches unbeaten. They laid the groundwork by beating Venezia with a 0-2 scoreline, before settling for a point in a 1-1 draw against Inter. Their latest match once again had them share the points, this time in a 1-1 draw against Barcelona.

How do the bookies view it?

At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on SSC Napoli will get you odds 1.55, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a very strong chance of beating Cagliari. You can get a price of 6.25, should you wish to add the home side to your accumulator – if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Cagliari vs Napoli – Fixture History

The last time the pair played each other, SSC Napoli came away as 2-0 winners in a Serie A, back in September 2021.

In the last 10 meetings of these teams, an advantage was formed on the side of SSC Napoli. Over 2.5 goals came out 5 times in the last 10 encounters between these two teams. Cagliari managed an average of 0.5 goals, while SSC Napoli averaged 2.2 goals. Both teams to score was a winning bet 4 times in this run of matches.

Current table in the Serie A

Primary goal getter

Ahead of their latest Serie A match, both Cagliari and Napoli will be looking for their main strikers. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.