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Juventus vs Napoli Predictions & Tips - Stick with Insigne in the Italian Super Cup

  • Juventus vs Napoli predictions for Wednesday’s Italian Super Cup
  • Match is being played at 8pm GMT in Reggio nell'Emilia
  • Juventus have failed to win in their last 2 matches against Napoli
  • I am backing Napoli to upset Juventus with Lorenzo Insigne to score
  • Full match preview, stats and predictions
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Lorenzo Insigne has scored 5 goals in his last 5 Serie A matches (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 20 Jan 2021
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Juventus vs Napoli Predictions


Juventus produced their poorest performance of the season on Sunday. Lorenzo Insigne is in great form and can inspire Napoli to an upset win in the Italian Super Cup.

  • Juventus have failed to win in their last 2 matches (all competitions).
  • Juventus have failed to win in their last 2 matches against Napoli (all competitions).
  • Napoli have won their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne has scored 5 goals in his last 5 matches (Serie A).

Head to Head


Juventus have an 82-42 advantage against Napoli with 49 draws in 173 matches. 

They last met in the 2019/20 Coppa Italia Final with Napoli prevailing in a penalty shootout.

Juventus Form


Juventus had won three matches in Serie A to get back into title contention. The Old Lady beat Udinese 4-1 at home, won 3-1 at AC Milan and won 3-1 against Sassuolo.

Andrea Pirlo’s side had a scare against Genoa in the Coppa Italia. Juventus took a 2-0 lead in Torino through Dejan Kulusevski and Álvaro Morata, but they let the lead slip and needed an extra time goal from Hamza Rafia to progress.

Juventus’ last match was a 2-0 loss at Inter Milan. They were second best throughout and could only manage 0.37 expected goals. 

Juventus Injuries & Team News


Centre back Matthijs de Ligt, left back Alex Sandro, right back Juan Cuadrado and Argentine attacker Paulo Dybala are all out after testing positive for corona virus.

Centre back Merih Demiral is injured which means 33-year-old Leonardo Bonucci and 36-year-old Giorgio Chiellini could have to back up.

Pirlo is likely to make changes here with Arthur, Weston McKennie, Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Bernardeschi in contention to start.

Cristiano Ronaldo should continue to partner Alvaro Morata up front despite both playing all 90 minutes in Milan.

Napoli Form


Napoli are fighting on multiple fronts this season. I Partenopei threw away three points in a 2-1 defeat to Spezia but bounced back with three straight wins.

Gennaro Gattuso’s side won 2-1 at Udinese with Lorenzo Insigne and Tiemoué Bakayoko on target. Napoli got past Empoli in the Coppa Italia after a 3-1 home win with Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Hirving Lozano and Andrea Petagna on the score sheet.

Napoli’s last match was a 6-0 win against Fiorentina. Insigne bagged a brace with Diego Demme, Hirving Lozano, Piotr Zielinski and Matteo Politano all on target.

Napoli Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Fabián Ruiz is out after contracting corona virus.

Right back Kévin Malcuit and striker Victor Osimhen are close to returning from injury.

Dries Mertens came off the bench against Fiorentina as he recovers from injury but is unlikely to start here.

Lorenzo Insigne is in great form with five goals in his last five Serie A matches.

Juventus vs Napoli Tips FAQ

What is the Juventus vs Napoli best bet?

Juventus have failed to win in their last 2 matches against Napoli with Napoli draw no bet the best bet.

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Verdict

Juventus were very poor in the defeat in Milan on Sunday. With Napoli coming off a 6-0 win and Lorenzo Insigne in sensational form, an upset is on the cards in the Italian Super Cup.

Best Bet: Napoli Draw No Bet @112.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Lorenzo Insigne Anytime Goalscorer @255.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Mega Bet: Lorenzo Insigne First Goalscorer @750.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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