LAZIO vs NAPOLI BETTING PREVIEWLazio come into the match off the back of a 2-3 win away to Genoa on Sunday. The beginning of the new Serie A campaign brought a frustrating goalless draw against newcomers SPAL but the Biancocelesti quickly found their rhythm to notch four consecutive victories – three Serie A victories inclusing a 4-1 triumph over AC Milan and a win at Vitesse (2-3) in the Europa League debut match. They are enjoying arguably the best football in a while, led by rejuvenated Ciro Immobile, who has so far bagged 6 goals in four matches.
Former Manchester UTD winger Nani is making good progress in training and could play at some stage. Felipe Anderson is having problems with a muscle injury, whereas the Brazilian Wallace is suffering from a calf problem. Marco Parolo will be back in midfield after missing one game due to suspension. Ciro Immobile will sperhead the attack while Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto will start as offensive midfielders in a 3-4-2-1 system. The likes of Dusan Basta and Senad Lulic will play as wing backs, with Baston, Stefan De Vrij and Radu as central defenders.
Napoli are currently sitting top of the league with a 100% winning record after beating 6-0 newly promoted Benevento at home on Sunday. Their only slip this season came in Champions League as they lost the first fixture 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk. have gone unbeaten against Lazio in their last four. They won 0-3 in this fixture back in April, but they had to settle for a 1-1 draw in Naples back in November of last year. The Partenopei have the attack of the league with 15 goals scored in 4 matches.
Maurizio Sarri is without any selection concerns ahead of the match at Stadio Olimpico and will field his strongest line-up. Dries Mertens is expected to start up front ahead of Arkadiusz Milik, with Lorenzo Insigne and Josè Callejon on his flanks. Jorginho, Allan and Marek Hamsik will play in the middle of the park while Raul Albiol, Kalidou Koulibaly, Faouzi Ghoulam and Elseid Hysaj will form the four man defense.
LAZIO vs NAPOLI PROBABLE LINEUPS
Lazio (3-4-2-1): Strakosha; Bastos, De Vrij, Radu; Basta, Lucas Leiva, Parolo, Lulic; Milinkovic-Savic, Luis Alberto; Immobile.
Napoli (4-3-3): Reina; Hysaj, Albiol, Koulibaly, Ghoulam; Allan, Jorginho, Hamsik; Callejon, Mertens, Insigne.
LAZIO vs NAPOLI ODDS
|LAZIO||3.70 with||Bet £10, win £37.00|
|THE DRAW||3.80 with||Bet £10, win £38.00|
|NAPOLI||2.14 with||Bet £10, win £21.40|
LAZIO vs NAPOLI PREDICTIONS
|OUR PICKS||BEST ODDS||BOOKMAKER|
|Lazio or Draw Double Chance||1.80|
|2-2 Correct Score||13.30|
|Both teams to score||1.50|
|Lazio first team to score||2.33|