Italian Serie A: Empoli vs Napoli Football Match Prediction
Napoli travel Tuscany to face Empoli on Thursday night, hoping to maintain their winning streak and to qualify for the next season's Champions League.
Napoli are in superb form this season and are looking for a top-three spot in Serie A. Napoli sits 4th in the league table with 56 points having won 16 games, 8 drawn and 8 defeats. Napoli will be missing Ivan Strinic, Jonathan De Guzman and Camilo Zuniga. Empoli are in no danger of being relegated and are 11 points ahead of the relegation zone with six games remaining. Empoli sits 16th in the league table with 35 points having won 6 games, lost 9 matches, and drawn 17 games. Empoli will miss its defender Lorenzo Tonelli.
Both teams have played nine games against each other, out of which Empoli have registered four victories, Napoli have two victories and three matches were drawn. Empoli are undoubtedly a dangerous side on their day but we predict Napoli will definitely win this game. Another prediction, the total goals scored in this match will be Over 2.5.
Empoli: Sepe; Hysaj, Tonelli, Rugani, Rui; Vecino, Valdifiori, Croce; Saponara; Pucciarelli, Maccarone
Napoli: Andujar; Maggio, Koulibaly, Britos, Ghoulam; Gargano, Jorginho; Gabbiadini, Hamsik, Mertens; Higuain
1. Napoli To Win @ 1.83 at William Hill Sports
2. Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.73 at William Hill Sports