Cagliari vs Napoli
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 16th December 2018
Kick-off at 17.00 UK/ 18.00 CET
Venue: Sardegna Arena (Cagliari).
One of the best teams in Italy travels to take on a mid-table side in this exciting fixture in the Italian Serie A. The match takes place at Sardegna Arena, this Sunday.
Napoli occupies the second spot in the table after posting 35 points from their 15 matches so far. The team won 11 matches, drew two and lost the remaining two.
Cagliari holds the 13th position in the table and has 17 points against their name on the board. Their record reads three wins, eight draws, and four losses.
Napoli completely destroyed their opponent in the last league round. Frosinone was on the road for the match and conceded four unanswered goals against Ancelotti’s men. Milik scored a brace for the formidable Italian powerhouse. Napoli lost their last Champions League match, against Liverpool, on the road, and crashed out of the competition.
Cagliari drew against Roma, at their home, in their last league match. The final score was 2-2. Roma led for most of the match, with a two-goal lead. In the 84th minute, Cagliari scored their first goal. Two players from the home side saw red in the next few minutes. But they still held on, and despite the two-fewer-men disadvantage, managed to score the equalizer in the 90+5th minute.
Cagliari vs Napoli Head-to-head (h2h)
- Napoli won the last five h2h matches in a row.
- The last seven h2h games, consecutively, had both over 2.5 match goals.
- Napoli scored a total of 33 goals in their last 11 h2h ties.
- Cagliari has just one win in their last five fixtures.
- Napoli lost only two of their last 18 matches. One was against Liverpool, on the road, in the Champions League. Another one was against Juventus, away from home.
- Cagliari was winless in four of their last six home-fixtures.
- Napoli was unbeaten in 14 of their last 25 games on the road.
Cagliari vs Napoli Prediction
Napoli is a wounded snake right now. They crashed out of the Champions League, after topping the group until the fifth match-day. They will be desperate to make a point to their loyal followers and to the rest of the footballing world.
Napoli won the last five h2h matches in a row. Last 11 h2h wins in a row are in their name. Napoli also registered the last five h2h wins at this stadium.
Napoli has scored the most goals in the league, along with Juventus. They have also conceded the third-least.
Cagliari was winless in four of their last six home matches and has just one win to their name in the last five home-ties.
Napoli lost only two of their last 18 overall games.
Ancelotti’s men will win the match, and both the halves as well.
Cagliari vs Napoli Betting Tips
Napoli to win @ 1.40 (2/5)
Half Time/ Full Time @ 2.25 (5/4).