Feyenoord vs SSC Napoli Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Feyenoord vs SSC Napoli Match Prediction

By Marius Hrebenciuc

Napoli are still looking to book their place into the Champions League knockout stages when they travel to the Stadion Feijenoord to take on the Eredivisie reigning champions Feyenoord on Wednesday night. Feyenoord were unlucky to lose 1-0 on the road at Manchester City last time out in the Champions League, as Raheem Sterling scored the winner for the Citizens with just two minutes to go. On the contrary, SSC Napoli won 3-0 at home over Shakhtar Donetsk thanks to three second-half goals from Lorenzo Insigne, Piotr Zielinski and Dries Mertens. Below we have our betting tips, predictions, team news, match stats and odds all in our SBAT preview. Feel free to visit our Bet of the day page to check our best daily tips.

Betting Predictions and Tips

It’s definitely a must-win game for Napoli and we expect them to grab all three points. We also fancy goals for this one as all five of Napoli’s group fixtures so far have seen at least three goals, while Feyenoord have conceded 13 goals in this term. In addition, the reverse fixture have seen Napoli win 3-1 in Italy.

Napoli to win and 3 or more goals in the match at odds 7/10 with William Hill

Over 3.5 goals at odds 6/5 with William Hill

Feyenoord saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

Feyenoord have conceeded only 4 goals in their last 2 games against SSC Napoli

SSC Napoli saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played

SSC Napoli have conceeded only 3 goals in their last 2 games against Feyenoord

AVG Goals

2

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Feyenoord Form Guide

Feyenoord Team Logo

Feyenoord

Won

6

Draw

1

Lost

3
W H

24-12-2017

Eredivisie

Roda JC Kerkrade Team Logo Roda JC Kerkrade

FT 5 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

13-01-2018

Club Friendlies

Luzern Team Logo Luzern

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

21-01-2018

Eredivisie

Ajax Team Logo Ajax

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

24-01-2018

Eredivisie

FC Utrecht Team Logo FC Utrecht

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

28-01-2018

Eredivisie

ADO Den Haag Team Logo ADO Den Haag

FT 3 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

31-01-2018

KNVB Cup

PSV Eindhoven Team Logo PSV Eindhoven

FT 2 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

L A

04-02-2018

Eredivisie

VVV-Venlo Team Logo VVV-Venlo

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

08-02-2018

Eredivisie

FC Groningen Team Logo FC Groningen

FT 3 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

11-02-2018

Eredivisie

Vitesse Team Logo Vitesse

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

18-02-2018

Eredivisie

Heracles Team Logo Heracles

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

SSC Napoli Form Guide

SSC Napoli Team Logo

SSC Napoli

Won

8

Draw

0

Lost

2
W H

23-12-2017

Serie A

Sampdoria Team Logo Sampdoria

FT 3 - 2

(HT 3 - 2)

W A

29-12-2017

Serie A

Crotone Team Logo Crotone

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L H

02-01-2018

Coppa Italia

Atalanta Team Logo Atalanta

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

06-01-2018

Serie A

Hellas Verona Team Logo Hellas Verona

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

21-01-2018

Serie A

Atalanta Team Logo Atalanta

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

28-01-2018

Serie A

Bologna Team Logo Bologna

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

W A

04-02-2018

Serie A

Benevento Team Logo Benevento

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

10-02-2018

Serie A

Lazio Team Logo Lazio

FT 4 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

L H

15-02-2018

Europa League Final Stage

RasenBallsport Leipzig Team Logo RasenBallsport Leipzig

FT 1 - 3

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

18-02-2018

Serie A

SPAL 2013 Team Logo SPAL 2013

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

Feyenoord Preview

Feyenoord have suffered defeats in each of their five Champions League group fixtures, having scored just three goals in the process. This leaves Feyenoord bottom of the group F table with no points to their name after five rounds, which means that their European campaign is beyond repair now. Feyenoord have also struggled throughout their Eredivisie campaign this season, as they find themselves only 5th in the standings with 25 points after 14 rounds, already 14 points adrift of the current leaders PSV Eindhoven. The Rotterdammers enter the fray on the back of two consecutive league victories, having conceded none in the process. Their recent home form have also been decent as they are unbeaten in three competitive home fixtures. The bad news is that Feyenoord haven’t registered a home victory in the Champions League, group stage to final, since a 2-1 win over Spartak Moscow back in 2011. Furthermore, the Rotterdammers are winless in six meetings with Italian opponents since a 1-0 victory over Inter Milan back in the UEFA Cup campaign in 2001/02. Steven Berghuis has been Feyenoord’s most dangerous player this season, scoring eight goals across all competitions.

Feyenoord Team News

Sofyan Amrabat, Miquel Nelom and Karim El Ahmadi are all doubts, but Ridgeciano Haps and Jan-Arie van der Heijden are both missing through injury. The good news is that Eric Fernando Botteghin is back in training following his knee injury.

SSC Napoli Preview

On the contrary, Napoli were on a four-game winless streak across all competitions prior to their 0-1 home loss against Juventus in the Serie A last Friday. This was Napoli’s sole defeat in 15 Serie A fixtures this season, leaving them second in the standings with just one point behind the current leaders Inter. Regarding their Champions League campaign, the Partenopei were touted as second favourites for this group, but they are now in danger to miss the qualification for the next stage of the competition. Napoli need to win here and hope that the already-qualified Manchester City will beat Shakhtar Donetsk. Napoli currently lie third in the group F table with six points after five rounds, three points of the second-placed Shakhtar Donetsk. The bad news is that Napoli have lost three of their last four Champions League trips, but they managed to score at least once in each of these. The positive fact is that Napoli have only lost three of their last 15 away games across all competitions while winning ten. Lorenzo Insigne is Napoli’s top scorer throughout this Champions League group stage campaign with three goals under his belt, while Dries Mertens has helped the team with two goals and three assists.

SSC Napoli Team News

Arkadiusz Milik and Faouzi Ghoulam are both missing through injury, while Lorenzo Insigne and Mario Rui are both doubts.

Feyenoord Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.8

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

SSC Napoli Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.9

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Feyenoord vs SSC Napoli Sidelined Players

Feyenoord
5 Ridgeciano Haps Injured
33 Eric Botteghin Injured
6 Jan-Arie van der Heijden Injured
8 Karim El Ahmadi Injured
SSC Napoli
99 Arkadiusz Milik Injured
31 Faouzi Ghoulam Injured

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Kenneth Vermeer 182 79
35 RB Tyrell Malacia 175 67
20 CD Renato Tapia 185 78
3 CD Sven van Beek 189 76
2 LB Bart Nieuwkoop 181 72
28 CM Jens Toornstra 178 74
10 CM Tonny Vilhena 175 70
21 CM Sofyan Amrabat 185 76
9 CF Nicolai Joergensen 190 83
19 LF Steven Berghuis 180 75
7 RF Jean-Paul Boetius 178 67
No. Pos Player M kg
25 GK Pepe Reina 187 85
23 RB Elseid Hysaj 182 70
26 CD Kalidou Koulibaly 195 89
33 CD Raul Albiol 190 82
11 LB Christian Maggio 184 79
17 CM Marek Hamsik 183 79
42 CM Amadou Diawara 184 74
5 CM Allan 173 73
14 CF Dries Mertens 169 61
7 LF Jose Maria Callejon 179 73
20 RF Piotr Zielinski 177 64