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Napoli vs Roma Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Roma overcome the ghost of Maradona in Napoli?

  • Napoli host Roma in Serie A on Sunday
  • Match is being played at Stadio San Paolo at 7.45pm GMT
  • Napoli have won 3 of their last 4 matches
  • Roma have won their last 5 matches
  • Roma have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 6 matches
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Napoli host Roma at Stadio San Paolo on Sunday (Getty Images)

Roma are in fine form as they take on Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo. The memory of Maradona will be looming large over this match, will it affect the outcome?

Napoli Form


Napoli have had some unlucky results in recent weeks, losing two of their last three matches in Serie A. A 2-0 home defeat to Sassuolo came after having 22-8 shots and 2.14-1.52 expected goals.

The Gli Azzurri won 2-1 at Rijeka in the UEFA Europa League before a 2-1 win at Bologna with Victor Osimhen scoring the winner.

Gennaro Gattuso’s side took on Serie A leaders AC Milan at Stadio San Paolo. Dries Mertens reduced the deficit to 2-1 in the 63rd minute but Tiemoué Bakayoko was sent off 2 minutes later in a 3-1 defeat.

Napoli stayed top of Group F in the Europa League after a 2-0 home win against Rijeka on Thursday. Matteo Politano and Hirving Lozano were on target in a routine victory.

Napoli Team News


Gennaro Gattuso is missing centre-back Amir Rrahmani and striker Victor Osimhen due to injury. 

Full back Elseid Hysaj is doubtful after testing positive for coronavirus. 

Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is suspended and likely to be replaced by Diego Demme.

Roma Form


Roma are in fine form after going unbeaten their last 11 matches in all competitions. The capital club have won their last five by 2+ goals.

Paulo Fonseca's side won 2-0 against Fiorentina in Serie A and 5-0 against Cluj in the UEFA Europa League with Borja Mayoral bagging a brace.

Roma returned to Serie A with a 3-1 win at Genoa with Henrikh Mkhitaryan hitting a hat-trick. They won 3-0 win against Parma with Mayoral scoring the opener and Mkhitaryan adding another two goals.

Roma’s last match was a 2-0 win against Cluj in Romania. An own goal was followed by a penalty to Jordan Veretout.

Roma Team News


Roma attacking midfielders Javier Pastore and Nicolo Zaniolo are both injured alongside centre-back Marash Kumbulla.

Fonseca will recall his stars to the starting line up in Napoli after making mass changes in Romania. Expect forwards Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Pedro and Edin Dzeko to all start up front.

Napoli vs Roma Head to Head


Roma have a 65-49 advantage against Napoli with 54 draws. Both clubs won 2-1 at home in Serie A last season.

Napoli vs Roma Odds


Napoli are 2.20 favourites at William Hill with Roma priced at 3.25 at betfair. A draw can be backed at 3.80 at bet365.

Napoli vs Roma Match Up


Napoli are coming up against a Roma side full of confidence and rock solid at the back. 

Roma have kept five clean sheets in their last six matches in all competitions. They have also been dominant in Italy, averaging 0.35 expected goals against in their last three Serie A matches.

Napoli vs Roma Stats


  • Napoli have won 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Roma have won by 2+ goals in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Roma are undefeated their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Roma have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Roma have averaged 0.35 expected goals against in their last 3 matches (Serie A).

Napoli vs Roma FAQ

What is the Napoli vs Roma best bet?

Roma are undefeated their last 11 matches in all competitions with a draw the best bet.

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Where is Napoli vs Roma being played?

Napoli vs Roma is being played at Stadio San Paolo in Napoli, Italy.

When does Napoli vs Roma kick off?

Napoli vs Roma kicks off at 19:45 GMT on Sunday 29 November 2020. The match is taking place at Stadio San Paolo.

What competition are Napoli vs Roma playing in?

Napoli vs Roma are playing in Serie A.

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Verdict

Roma are in great form and will be well rested to the trip to Napoli. The hosts will want to give everything for Maradona which could see this one end in a draw.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @280.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @700.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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