SPAL vs Napoli Predictions

Jon Wilde 10 May 2019
  • SPAL vs Napoli predictions for their Serie A match on Sunday

  • We are backing Napoli to win on this visit to Ferrara

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Dries Mertens (right) in action for Napoli (PA Images)

SPAL vs Napoli Score Prediction

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SPAL vs Napoli Match Info

Date: Sunday May 12 2019
Kick-off time: 5.00pm BST
Venue: Stadio Paolo Mazza
Referee: Eugenio Abbattista

SPAL vs Napoli Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

December 22 2018: Napoli 1-0 SPAL

February 18 2018: Napoli 1-0 SPAL
September 23 2017: SPAL 2-3 Napoli

Total head-to-head league matches played since 2004-05: 5
SPAL wins: 0
Napoli wins: 4
Draws: 1

SPAL vs Napoli Stats

  • These clubs also met in Serie C in 2004-05 when Napoli won 1-0 at home and drew 0-0 away
  • Napoli have scored in the first half in all of their last three matches against SPAL
  • Both teams have scored in five of SPAL’s latest six home games

SPAL vs Napoli Match Preview

SPAL have consolidated superbly in Serie A this season and beat Juventus at home last month, but Napoli are back on song and fancied to halt their impressive run.

In their first top-flight campaign for 49 years last term, SPAL finished one place above the relegation zone. However, it will be nothing like such a close call this time around because they are in with a decent chance of ending up in the top half of the table.

That is largely thanks to a current spell of six wins in eight matches, including at home to Juventus, Roma and Lazio, which illustrates the extent of the task facing Napoli here.

But after a bad patch that included exiting the Europa League against Arsenal, Napoli have made sure of again finishing runners-up in the Italian top flight with successive victories over Frosinone and Cagliari, albeit they made very hard work of the latter.

Encouragingly for manager Carlo Ancelotti, after going 11 games without a goal at the start of 2019 his Belgian attacker Dries Mertens has scored in his last three appearances and that represents an important return to form.

Mertens could be a key man again on this trip to Ferrara and the quality of he and his team-mates is expected to be too much for SPAL.

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SPAL vs Napoli Betting Tips

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    SPAL vs Napoli Predictions

    SPAL vs Napoli Match Info Date: Sunday May 12 2019 Kick-off time: 5.00pm BST Venue: Stadio Paolo Mazza Referee: Eugenio Abbattista SPAL vs Napoli Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches December 22 2018: Napoli 1-0 SPAL February 18 2018: Napoli 1-0 SPAL September 23 2017: SPAL 2-3 Napoli Total head-to-head league matches played since 2004-05: 5…