Napoli and Roma clash in their 19th league match of the 2022-23 Seria A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 29 January 2022. The match venue is Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, Napoli.
Latest odds on betting sites
Napoli-to-win odds are priced at 2.60 (+160 American; 8/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.25 (+225; 9/4), while Roma-to-win odds are priced at 3.10 (+210; 21/10).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Napoli — 40%, draw — 29%, Roma — 31%.
Latest betting odds on Napoli vs Roma (29 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Napoli — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Asian handicap (0.0) on Roma — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)]
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
Match preview and statistics
Napoli got a 2-0 win over Salernitana in their last league game. Giovanni Di Lorenzo opened the scoreline in the 48th minute with a nice finish into the net. Victor Osimhen doubled the scoreline in the 48th minute with a top class finish to secure all three points
Team statistics: 75% possession, 1.38 expected goals, nine total shots, three big chances, 713 accurate passes, 91% pass accuracy, 15 fouls committed and four corners.
Napoli are top of the Serie A table with 50 points. They have won 16 games, drawn two and have suffered one loss. Napoli have scored the most goals in the league (46) while conceding 14 goals with a difference of +32.
Napoli team news: All players are fit and available.
Roma got a 2-0 win over over Spezia in their last league game. Stephen El Shaarawy opened the scoreline in the 45th minute with a nice finish into the net. Tammy Abraham doubled their lead in the 49th minute as they secured all three points.
Team statistics: 48% possession, 2.00 expected goals, 13 total shots, three big chances, 384 accurate passes, 80% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, one offside and zero corners.
Roma are sixth in the Serie A table with 37 points. They have won 11 games, drawn four and have suffered four defeats. Roma have scored 25 goals in the league while conceding 16 goals with a difference of +9.
Roma team news: Darboe is put with a knee injury. Wijnadum is out with a broken leg. Celik is suspended for the game.
Napoli vs Roma H2H
Napoli have won two of the last four meetings between both sides.
Projected lineups and key players
Napoli projected starting lineup:
- Alex Meret
- Min-Jae Kim
- Amir Rrahmani
- Giovanni Di Lorenzo
- Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa
- Stanislav Lobotka
- Piotr Zielinski
- Mario Rui
- Hirving Lozano
- Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
- Victor Osimhen
Notable subs: Adam Ounas, Andrea Petagna
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has been brilliant this season. The Georgian international scored a brilliant goal in their 5-1 win over Napoli. Khvicha has scored seven goals in the league this season, overperforming his expected goals of 4.41. He has provided seven assists while creating 25 chances.
Roma projected starting lineup:
- Rui Patricio
- Gianluca Mancini
- Chris Smalling
- Roger Ibanez
- Mehmet Zeki Celik
- Bryan Cristante
- Nemanja Matic
- Leonardo Spinazzola
- Stephan El Shaarawy
- Lorenzo Pelllegrini
- Tammy Abraham
Lorenzo Pellegrini is the key player to watch out for. He has scored two goals in the league, underperforming his expected goals of 4.84. He provided five assist while creating 36 chances.
Predictions and betting tips
Napoli has been in great form this season as they sit at the top of the Serie A table. They have scored the most goals in the league (39). Roma have scored 25 goals in the league this season. Two of the last five Napoli games have ended in over 3.5 goals. Two of the last six meetings between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals.
Napoli are very clinical in front of the goal and will be looking to get a win and extend their lead at the top. This looks to be an interesting game. I see Napoli edging it by a small margin as they have been the better side this season. I predict Napoli to win 3-1.
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals.
Odds: 2.70 (+170 American; 17/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Correct score 3-1
Odds: 30.00 (+2900 American; 29/1 )