Napoli vs Lazio Predictions

Napoli vs Lazio predictions for Saturday’s Italian Serie A clash at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. Can the reigning champions secure another win and keep their 100% start to the campaign against struggling Biancocelesti? Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.

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Napoli vs Lazio Predictions


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Battle at Stadio Maradona: Napoli’s Dominance vs. Lazio’s Resolve

Key Stats
– Napoli led last season’s rankings, finishing a remarkable 16 points ahead of Lazio.
– Victor Osimhen, in just two games, has already scored three goals this season for Napoli.
– Lazio stand on the precipice of history, potentially losing their first three Serie A matches for the first time ever.

The Stadio Maradona is buzzing with anticipation for what promises to be a thrilling encounter this Saturday. Reigning Serie A champions Napoli are set to host Lazio, the very team they managed to beat in the rankings last season by a whopping 16 points.

While Napoli are riding high with a perfect beginning to the new season, securing two victories and a goal difference of five, Lazio are grappling to make a mark, having not secured any points yet. Napoli’s remarkable start has seen them already extend a six-point lead over their Roman adversaries early in the current campaign.

Napoli’s Scintillating Start

Victor Osimhen, the reigning Capocannoniere, is already shining bright in the Napoli front line. His penalty in the previous match and a previous brace against Frosinone is proof of his prowess. Not to be overshadowed, captain Giovanni Di Lorenzo also found the net in Reggio Emilia, helping to secure a smooth victory against a 10-man squad.


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New manager Rudi Garcia is keeping things consistent. His focus is on helping the Partenopei recreate the magic of their first Scudetto victory in 33 years. Their recent acquisition of Jesper Lindstrom from Eintracht Frankfurt is a testament to their ambition. Statistics from the initial Serie A games only further cement their top-tier form. They’ve outperformed all teams in terms of shots on target and, impressively, have conceded the least.

Lazio’s Challenge

Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio face a daunting task. Historically, Lazio’s track record against Napoli hasn’t been favourable. Over their past 13 encounters, Lazio have suffered 10 losses. Even though they managed to secure a 1-0 victory in their last face-off in March, consistently achieving this feat, especially in Naples, has been elusive since 1937.

Lazio’s current form does them no favours. After experiencing two losses, they now teeter on the brink of a record – potentially losing their first three Serie A matches for the first time in their illustrious history. Ciro Immobile, the talismanic striker, is yet to consistently find his scoring boots. Despite a promising shot conversion rate last season, this term has witnessed a stark decline.

Predictions Galore

1. Match Outcome – Napoli to Win

Napoli have started the season on a scintillating note, already with a six-point lead over Lazio in the early Serie A standings. Their convincing back-to-back victories, scoring five times, is a testament to their attacking prowess and solidifies their intent to defend the Scudetto. On the other hand, Lazio, despite their commendable efforts in the previous encounter at Stadio Maradona, are yet to secure any points this season.

They face the daunting task of trying to overcome a Napoli side against whom history hasn’t been kind – in their last 13 league meetings, Lazio could only muster three wins compared to 10 defeats. Moreover, Napoli’s recent record at home, covering a -1 handicap in three of their last five Serie A games, underpins their dominance. Given these stats, Napoli look poised to take all three points.

2. Correct Score – Napoli 2, Lazio 1

Diving deeper into the details, one might argue that Lazio aren’t pushovers. Despite their initial setbacks, they have shown promise in certain games, evidenced by their close brushes with scoring and an ever-threatening Ciro Immobile, who is expected to make his 300th appearance for the club. He has a record that speaks for itself – involved in 246 goals in 299 appearances, a combination of his own strikes and assists.

On the Napoli side, the attack, led by the likes of Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Di Lorenzo, has been in prolific form. With such offensive powerhouses on display, goals are expected at both ends. However, Napoli’s home advantage and recent form tilt the prediction in their favour. A 2-1 scoreline for Napoli seems like a probable outcome, reflecting both teams’ capabilities.

3. Goalscorer – Victor Osimhen

A name that’s been echoing around Stadio Maradona is that of Victor Osimhen. The forward’s quest to defend his Capocannoniere crown began on a strong note, with a brace in the opening day and a goal in the subsequent match. With three Serie A strikes already in this campaign, he stands on the cusp of making history – only three Napoli players have scored in each of the opening three games of a season since their top-flight return. Given Lazio’s defensive vulnerabilities shown this season and Osimhen’s roaring form, he appears primed to find the net once again. Betting on him to score would seem like a calculated gamble, with favourable odds.


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Luca Semproni
Luca Semproni was born in Italy and loves Italian football to the core. A well-known Youtuber in the tipping space, he has collaborated with BettingTips4You for several years, providing great tips, especially on the Italian football and European Cups. A disillusioned Roma fan!