2016 Juventus Odds v Napoli

Posted on February 12, 2016 by - Serie A Football News

The first place in the Italian League will be at stake when Juventus face Napoli in the activity of Week 25. This game will be played on Saturday, February 13th at Juventus Stadium at 19:45.

The Blues are at the top of the Serie A standings with 56 points, thanks to 17 wins, five draws and two defeats, scoring 53 goals, the most by any team this season.  They have had a good season playing away from home, as they have lost only two of their 12 games played, scoring 26 goals and allowing 11.

Maurizio Sarri´s team beat last weekend Carpi at home by 1-0, and they reached their fourth consecutive victory. They have only one loss in their past 12 games, and they have won 10 of them.

The good news for Napoli is that they have already defeated Juventus this season, as they won 2-1 at San Paolo´s stadium by 2-1 almost five months ago with goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Gonzalo Higuain.

Despite their win and that they are the current leaders, the Old Lady is the favorite to win this game at home in the 2016 Juventus Odds v Napoli. They are listed with 2.15, while the Blues are with 3.9, and the draw is with 3.5.

The Bianconeri are in the second spot in the table with 54 points, so a victory this Saturday will put them at the top, something a few expected after a bad start this season. They have eight wins, two draws and one defeat playing, in their pitch, scoring 18 goals and accepting only six, the fewest so far by any squad at home.

The team led by Massimiliano Allegri has an impressive streak of 12 straight victories, and they have lost only one of their past 20 games in all competitions.  Their last loss in the local tournament was on October 28th when they fell to Sasuolo on the road.  Their only defeat at Juventus Stadium so far was in the second week of the season by 1-0 versus Udinese.

Juventus have scored only 18 goals of their 45 this season at home, but they are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 3.8 Odds to win this game by one goal, while Napoli are rated at 5.5 to get the three points by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 4.75.

Maurizio Sarri’s team will try to continue in the first place, but they will need to win at Turin for the first time in the league since 2009. In that span, they have four defeats and one draw. In their two past visits, they have allowed six goals.

Paulo Dybala is the favorite to score the first goal in this match, and he is listed with 6.0. The Argentine striker is followed by Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic with 6.5, while Alvaro Morata and Simone Zaza are with 7.0.

It is expected a great game between the best teams in Italy at this moment, but take Juventus to win it as they will be playing at home. The four-time defending champions will be back at the top of the standings for the first time since Week 1.

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