Napoli v Udinese Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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Struggling for goals and missing their top scorer, Al Hain-Cole does not expect Oddo's struggling side to cause the Partenopei many problems

After failing to win for the fourth time in six Serie A matches last time out, Napoli will be desperate for victory when Udinese visit the Stadio San Paoli on Wednesday.

Sunday's 0-0 draw at Milan saw the Partenopei fall six points adrift of leaders Juventus, who they will face in a potential Scudetto decider this weekend.

Latest Odds

Having come out on top in six of the last seven encounters between these teams, they are available at 2/11 (1.18) with bet365 to remain within touching distance of the top with a win here.

Massimo Oddo's future is hanging by a thread after seeing his side lose nine consecutive league fixtures, but he can be backed at 16/1 (17.00) to give his job security a major boost by overseeing a shock win in this one.

Cagliari Udinese Serie A

Three of the hosts' last five matches have resulted in draws, and there are odds of 6/1 (7.00) on offer on them being held to yet another stalemate on this occasion.

Team News

Kalidou Koulibaly is suspended after picking up a fifth yellow card of the season at the San Siro, while Faouzi Ghoulam remains a long-term injury absentee.

Valon Behrami, Kevin Lasagna and Gabriele Angella are all out injured, with Emil Hallfredsson also out through suspension.

Goal-shy Zebrette

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Responsible for both his side's last two goals and one of only two players to find the net at all in the previous 10 fixtures, Lasagna's absence will come as a major blow for the Zebrette.

Without their top scorer, it is hard to see a visiting team that has scored just three times in seven away matches having much joy against a defence that has kept six clean sheets in nine games.

Predictions

Instead, odds of 8/11 (1.73) are not to be missed on a strong Napoli side winning to nil for the fourth match in a row against struggling Udinese.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Napoli to win to nil at 8/11 (1.73) with bet365 for a 3pt stake

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