Liverpool v Napoli Predictions & Betting Odds – 11th December 2018

Reds can topple Italians at Anfield

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Liverpool v Napoli Betting Tips – Champions League, 11th December 8.00pm

The exciting conclusion of Group C is going down to the wire. Liverpool have to win their final game to have any chance of progression. A draw will be good enough for Napoli. However, if PSG win on the night against Red Star Belgrade, Liverpool have to win 1-0 or by a margin of at least two goals which would see them edge Napoli for second place. Read our predictions for Liverpool v Napoli.

Liverpool v Napoli Betting Odds*

Liverpool 4/7
Draw 7/2
Napoli 15/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 11th, 2018 at 1:51 p.m.)

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Liverpool News and Form

Liverpool have to win to have a chance at progressing

They have to win 1-0 or by two goals (at least) if PSG beat Red Star Belgrade on the night

So far in the group at home, Liverpool beat PSG and Red Star

The Reds have scored seven goals in their two home games so far

Last season they averaged over three goals per game in the Champions League

They have lost five of their last seven games though in Europe

All of those defeats were away from home though

As a boost of confidence, they finished the Premier League weekend top of the league

They are on a four-match winning streak at Anfield this season in all competitions

Liverpool’s record against Italian teams is W10 D5 L13

The Reds are W7 D0 L4 at home against Italian opposition

Their last home game against an Italian side was against Roma last season in the semi-final which Liverpool won 5-2

Liverpool have lost two of their last four at home against Italian opposition

The Reds have conceded just one goal in their last four home games in all competitions

They have seven clean sheets in ten home fixtures this season

Liverpool v Napoli Head to Head

Things are even at W1 D1 L1 for each in three previous meetings
Napoli won 1-0 at home against Liverpool on matchday two
Liverpool won 3-1 in their one previous home game against Napoli (2010/11 Europa League)

Napoli News and Form

The Italians are unbeaten in the group stage this campaign with a W2 D3 record

Away from home they have drawn 0-0 at Red Star and drew 2-2 at PSG

They were on a four-match losing streak on their travels before their draw at Red Star

They are currently on a six-match winless streak away from home in Europe

Last season they ended up third in their Champions League group stage campaign

They visited England last season and lost 2-1 at Man City in the group stage

That was their fourth defeat in six away games in England

They have lost all three of their previous Champions League trips to England

Napoli are unbeaten in their last 12 games in all competitions (W78 D4)

Napoli have scored at least two goals in each of their last four away games in all competitions

They are unbeaten in four on the road in all competitions (W3 D1)

They do only have one clean sheet in their last six away games in all competitions

They will be through to the next round if they avoid defeat

If they lose and PSG lose on the night also, Napoli will get through

Liverpool v Napoli Tips & Odds

Liverpool to win & both teams to score 15/8
Under 3.5 goals 8/13
(* betting odds taken from bet365 on December 9th, 2018 at 3:12 pm)

Liverpool v Napoli Predictions

Liverpool to win: The Reds know the size of the task ahead of them, even though Napoli will likely be content enough to sit and try and hold for a draw. Liverpool have to get up a head of steam at home and Liverpool to win & both teams to score looks a good proposition.

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