Partenopei can extend good Serie A start with victory at Fiorentina

Pietro Terracciano / Fiorentina ©IMAGO / ANP 08/25/2022

Italy Fiorentina vs Napoli Italy
28th August 2022
Kick Off: 1945 hrs
Football – Italy – Serie A
Pick Away Win
Bookmaker Betfair
Odds: 11/10 odds recorded 23:22 GMT 26th August 2022 at Betfair

Sunday’s action from the Italian top flight features a look at Fiorentina vs Napoli betting tips.

It is early days in the new Serie A season, and both Fiorentina and Napoli have made unbeaten starts.

Will either of them suffer their first taste of defeat on the weekend?

Fiorentina will be doing their best to buck a rising trend of home losses against Napoli.

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It has been three home losses in a row for Fiorentina against Napoli.

In last season’s corresponding fixture they suffered a 2-1 loss against them.

In the match outright, the win for Fiorentina is at 23/10 odds with Betfair.

Fiorentina have made a steady start to the new season with four points taken from their two matches.

They picked up a 3-2 victory over Cremonese in their opening home fixture of the campaign.

That does extend some good form that Fiorentina have produced at home in Serie A.

Fiorentina have won all but one of their last seven home league matches.

In each of their last three, they have been winning at both half time and full time.

This fixture on Sunday does have the look of being a high-scoring affair.

Our betting prediction:
Napoli to win & over 2.5 goals

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* (odds recorded 23:22 GMT 26th August 2022 at Betfair)


Fiorentina have netted at least two goals in each of their last three home fixtures.

Each of their last three against Napoli in the league have gone above the 2.5 goals mark.

Backing that trend to continue returns 8/11, while stretching the result to go Over 3.5 goals fetches in a current quote of 7/4 at Betfair*

What could perhaps work against Fiorentina on the weekend is an extra shift they had in midweek.

Fiorentina had a Europa Conference League match on Thursday, doing enough to reach the Group Stage with a 0-0 draw at Dutch side FC Twente.

This one against Napoli on the weekend is a much tougher prospect.



There have been back-to-back victories for Napoli at the start of the new Serie A campaign.

The goals have been coming thick and fast from them as well.

They opened with a 5-2 road win at Verona, before beating the newly promoted Monza last weekend.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has made a big start to the season up front with three goals in two games.

He is worth a look in the Anytime Goalscorer market where he is an 11/4 option*

Napoli finished third in last season’s Serie A standings, and are now on a six-match winning streak in the competition.

So they definitely rate as a threat in the fixture, particularly with the scoring form they have produced.

Napoli have scored at least 3 goals in each of their last four Serie A matches.

They have also been leading at half time and full time in each of their last four in the top flight.


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Napoli have also produced at least two goals in each of their last five fixtures against Fiorentina (all competitions).

In the match outright the win for Napoli is at 11/10 at Betfair*

The visitors certainly have their strengths about them and were very good on the road last term.

Napoli produced a fantastic W13 D4 L2 road record in the 2021/22 season.

They have won six of their last seven away matches in Serie A.

With the fresher legs that they bring to the table on Sunday, there should be something in this for Napoli.



Fiorentina could only manage a 0-0 draw against Empoli last weekend, despite their opponents being reduced to 10 men.

That would have been a frustrating result for the Viola. But it can be difficult to break down teams who are down a man.

Even though Fiorentina have some great home form with 6 wins in their last 7, it is the away win for Napoli at 11/10 that takes preference*


Key Facts – Fiorentina vs Napoli Betting Tip

  • Fiorentina have won six of their last seven home matches in Serie A
  • Fiorentina have lost their last three against Napoli
  • Napoli are on a six-match winning streak currently in Serie A
  • Napoli have scored at least 3 goals in each of their last four league matches


Napoli are in fantastic scoring form and they look to have picked up where they left off last season.

They also should have a bit more in the legs than Fiorentina, who played on Thursday night.

Napoli have greatly had the upper hand in recent head-to-head meetings against Fiorentina.

We see them getting the win and Napoli To Win & Over 2.5 goals is the second football tip at 21/10*

* all recorded 23:22 GMT 26th August 2022 at Betfair

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Fiorentina to win: 23/10 at Bet365
Draw: 13/5 at Bet365
Napoli to win: 11/10 at Bet365