If you’re looking for some Champions League predictions, you’re at the right place. Here’s a Napoli vs PSG match preview with betting tips that should help you make some money this Tuesday evening. And it should help you find the answer to the question of who’s gonna be the happier side once the ref blows the final whistle at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples.
Napoli have been in a pretty good run lately, winning four out of six previous matches, counting all competitions. And the two games they didn’t win in that period were draws. The man who’s most responsible for their fine form is their manager Carlo Ancelotti. Since he’s came to the club, they’ve been playing really well.
They’re currently on the 3rd place in the Serie A, but with the same number of points as the second-placed Inter. They’ve been also doing very well in the Champions League. They’re currently on the 2nd place, with one point more than their next opponent, PSG.
Speaking of PSG, Napoli played draw with them in Paris, in a match in which the French team was a huge favorite. But, Napoli were the better side in that match, having a 2:1 lead until the 3rd minute of the stoppage time.
Obviously, that game gives Napoli confidence that they can perform similarly this Tuesday. And this time, they have a big advantage – they’re playing at their turf. San Paolo is the place where Napoli are without a defeat since March. It’s needless to say that most of the games they played at home this year were victories.
PSG are among the biggest favorites for winning the Champions League this season despite the fact that their goalie Buffon has downplayed their chances in a recent interview. However, many think he’s just trying to ease the pressure his teammates are under currently. And there is a lot of pressure on them, considering how much money the club owners have spent to bring in star players like Neymar and Mbappe.
So far, they’ve been meeting the expectations in the French Ligue 1, where they have all wins this season. But, in the Champions League, PSG are on the 3rd place in the group. Of course, there’s plenty time for them to fix this, as they have just 1 point less than Napoli and 2 less than the table leaders Liverpool.
But, this means that there’s no more room for failures. If they lose to Napoli, getting to the knockout stage is gonna get much more difficult. And if they want to compete for the first spot in the group, they will have to go for a win in Naples.
They definitely have the quality to beat any team on the planet, but there are a few things that might worry their fans. For example, their number 9, Edinson Cavani does not seem to be fully fit for the game after an injury that kept him sidelined for a few days.
- Simone Verdi (injury)
- Vlad Chiriches (injury)
- Sebastiano Luperto (doubtful)
- Amin Younes (doubtful)
- Layvin Kurzawa (injury)
- Colin Dagba (injury)
- Dani Alves (injury)
- Edinson Cavani (doubtful)
Ospina – Koulibaly, Albiol, Maksimovic, Rui – Hamsik, Allan, Callejon, Ruiz – Mertens, Insigne
Areaola – Silva, Marquinhos, Meunier, Bernat – Verratti, Draxler, Di Maria – Mbappe, Neymar, Choupo-Moting
Napoli vs PSG Prediction
PSG have an attack that can score against literally any team at literally any stadium. But, they do not look too great defensively and I doubt they will be able to repel Napoli’s attacks supported by the roar coming from the stands of San Paolo Stadium. Therefore, my betting advice is to bet on goals on both ends.
Napoli vs PSG Betting Tips
- BTS @1.50 (bet365)
- Over 2.5 Goals @1.53 (bet365)