Udinese vs Napoli prediction and betting tips - May 6, 2024
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Udinese vs Napoli prediction and betting tips - May 6, 2024

Tournament: Seria A
Location: Stadio Friuli
Match date: 05.05.2024

In the 35th round of Serie A in Italy on May 6, 2024, a match will be played between Udinese and Napoli. The club from Friuli has fallen into a battle for survival, while the former champion only has theoretical chances of securing a spot in the European cups.

Key statistics and trends:

  • The most popular scoreline between the clubs in Friuli is 2-1 in favor of Napoli (7 times).
  • Udinese's last home victory over Napoli was in 2016.
  • Udinese has scored 28% of their goals between the 46th and 60th minutes.
  • Napoli has scored 29% of their goals between the 76th and 90th minutes.

Udinese - Form analysis: Winless streak continues

The "Zebras" last won in early March (2-1 against Lazio). Since then, there has been 1 draw at home against Sassuolo, accompanied by four losses. They have slipped into the relegation zone, leading to another change in the coaching staff. Fabio Cannavaro will try to save the project. Recently, they managed to hold Bologna to a 1-1 draw, playing against the fourth-placed team of the season, with the opponent equalizing while playing the last half-hour with ten men.

Napoli - Form analysis: The main disappointment of this season

The "Partenopei" have gone through three different coaches, ranging from "bad" to "terrible." They performed relatively predictably in the Champions League, advancing from second place in the group and reaching the Round of 16, only to lose to Barcelona (after a draw at home). In Serie A, they have only secured 1 win in their last 7 matches, against Monza, earning 7 points. Consequently, the team currently sits in tenth place after the last round.

Udinese: Team news

Deulofeu is still unable to recover. Lovric, Tovena, Ebosse, and Zanetti are also dealing with injuries.

Napoli: Team news

Napoli doesn't have any major squad issues.

Udinese vs Napoli: Possible starting lineups:

Udinese (possible lineup): Okoye - Kristensen, Bjoell, N. Perez - Kamara, Pereira, Samardzic, Pereyra, Walas, Eze - Lukka

Napoli (possible lineup): Meret - Oliveira, Jesus, Rrahmani, Di Lorenzo - Caiuby, Lobotka, Zombo Anguissa - Kuvaradze, Osimhen, Politano

Previous matches:

A year ago at the same stadium, the sides played to a draw. However, Napoli has won all other 7 recent matches, including a 4-1 victory in the current season.

Free match prediction for Udinese vs Napoli on May 6:

Both teams have been conceding goals consistently - Udinese in their last 10 matches and Napoli last kept a clean sheet back in January. Expecting "Both Teams to Score" (odds - 1.64).