Juventus vs. SSC Napoli Pick & Prediction JAN 13th 2023

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Napoli vs Juventus

Serie A remains red hot and the fight for the title is exciting with several powerful teams at the top in search of glory, while others seek to earn their place in the European cup zone. Indeed, next Friday's clash between Napoli and Juventus will be one of the most attractive of matchday 18, taking into account that the leader and the shooting guard face each other at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

On the one hand, Gli Azzurri wants to continue setting the pace in the Italian league based on good results and scoring the three points against his immediate rival will be the best way to prolong his stay as the sole leader of the tournament in line with what is anticipated by the sports previews.

For its part, La Vecchia Signora remains expectant in second place and the three away points will be the best way to get closer to Napoli knowing that they are currently separated by 7 points from the top of the tournament.

Last matches of Napoli

Gli Azzurri continues to ratify all the good things demonstrated last season, where he not only excelled on the pitch, but also achieved surprising results for sports betting both in Serie A and in the Champions League, where he advanced to the round of 16.

Luciano Spalletti formed a dynamic, vertical team that knows very well how to capitalize on everything that it generates in attack from experienced players in all its lines. In addition, Gli Azzurri's football proposal remains intact both at home and away, regardless of the rival on duty.

Currently, Napoli remains the leader of Serie A after reaping 44 points in 17 games played as a result of 14 wins, 2 draws and just 1 loss, converting 39 goals for and conceding 13 goals in a display of defensive solidity and high offensive power

For its part, Napoli's last games in Serie A were as follows: they defeated Atalanta 1-2 as a visitor, they defeated Empoli 2-0 at home, they beat Udinese 3-2 also at home, they lost 1-0 away against Internazionale and recovered with a 0-2 away loss against Sampdoria on the last day.

It is worth noting that Napoli remains seven points behind Juventus and a win at home against Vecchia Signora would allow them to obtain a very good advantage with half a season to go.

Last matches of Juventus

The bad start to the season seems to be a thing of the past. It is that the Vecchia Signora started the tournament in the worst way, with reinforcements that failed to adapt quickly and with weight games like Paulo Dybala's that eroded the structure of the Turin team.

However, football always gives revenge and Massimiliano Allegri seems to confirm this premise. Little by little, they found reasons to dream of a comeback and that was how Juventus slowly began to score important points, improving their performance on the field of play.

Now, the Vecchia Signora has become one of the entertainers of the tournament despite not being the favorite of sports forecasts to compete against Milan or Napoli. Currently, Juventus remains as Napoli's escort, seven points from the top, product of 37 points in 17 games at stake where they obtained 11 wins, 4 draws and just 2 losses, scoring 26 goals for and conceding only 7 as the team. less Serie A shake.

In addition, Juventus' last duels in the tournament were as follows: they defeated Internazionale 2-0 at home, beat Hellas Verona 0-1 as a visitor, thrashed Lazio 3-0 at home in a logical result for the bets deportivas , defeated Cremonese 0-1 as a visitor and closed the last day with a 1-0 against Udinese on the last day.

Background between both

Napoli and Juventus played 154 matches in Serie A with 71 wins for La Vecchia Signora, 49 draws and 34 wins for Gli Azzurri. For their part, at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in southern Italy they met 76 times with 26 victories for the Celestes, 27 draws and 23 visiting victories for Juventus.

A piece of information to take into account when making Italian League predictions is that the last duel between the two played at the Diego Maradona Stadium was a 2-1 local victory for Napoli in the 2021-2022 season.

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Víctor Osimhen is the top scorer for Gli Azzurri with 10 goals accumulated in Serie A and is the favorite of the Italian League forecasts to open the scoring against Juventus. For his part, Kvicha Kvaratskhelia has accumulated 6 goals and can uneven at any time, just like Elmas who has already scored 4 goals in the tournament.

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Dusan Vlahovic has accumulated six goals in Serie A and is the Vecchia Signora's top scorer in the tournament. For his part, Milik scored 6 goals and Kean 5 so they can uneven at any time.

Sports bets

The main bookmakers agree on the favoritism of Gli Azzurri to keep the three points at home. Indeed, Napoli's home win offers a odd of 1.90, placing the draw at 3.60 and Juventus' away win at 3.80.

On the other hand, if both teams convert, the amount to be received will be 1.80, while an interesting combination with an improved quota is that of Napoli, who win the match by 2 or more goals difference, both teams convert and Osimhen scores at any time whose sum total amounts to 19.00.

Finally, if Osimhen opens or closes the scoring, the fee to receive will be 5.50, while the goal at any time by Milik offers 4.33.

Schedules and television

Argentina: Friday 4:45 p.m. Star+ and ESPN Argentina.

Brazil: 4:45 p.m. Guigo, Now Net, Claro and Brand.

Colombia: 2:45 p.m. ESPN and Star+.

Mexico: 2:45 p.m. Star+ and ESPN Mexico.

United States: 3:45 p.m. Paramount+.