Betting. AC Milan vs Napoli [21.01.17] : a frantic battle with lots of goals

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Betting. AC Milan vs Napoli [21.01.17] : a frantic battle with lots of goals

Serie A

Matchweek 21


Bet: Total Goals over 2,5

The betting experts haven’t expected AC Milan to be among the Serie A leaders after the first 20 games. However, despite a lot of problems on and off the field Vincenzo Montella managed to pull his team together. So, at this moment Rossoneri sit on the 5th position with only 8-point deficit from Juventus. By the way, in spite of missing their flight for Doha, Montella’s side demonstrated a perfect football in the Italian Super Cup against the Old Lady. Contrary to all sports betting predictions the Devils won the trophy in a penalty shoot-out.

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Napoli haven’t been impressive at the start of the season, but step by step they found their best form. The betting companies considered them to be one the second main contender for Scudetto after Juventus. Nevertheless, Partenopei sit now on the third position in the table – 3 points behind Roma and 4 points behind Juve. It should be mentioned that according to sports betting previews, Sarri’s team were good in the Champions League and they are going to play in the play-off round soon.

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Before choosing a bet, it’s worth keeping in mind the fact that Napoli are on the 9-match unbeaten streak in the Serie A (6 wins and 3 draws). Despite missing Milik and Gabbiadini Napoli still score a lot. At the same time their defensive line leaves much to be desired. The same is true for the Milan’s defense. With Romagnoli and Locetelli suspended and De Sciglio injured, Montella will gace a real challenge at San Siro this week-end. However, his team do have a strong character as they saved the day in Torino (2-2) last Monday. As Rossoneri have lost 3 out of the last 4 head-to-head encounters they are considered to be an underdog on the betting markets.

No wonder that the bookmakers give preference to the away team: AC Milan – 3,80, Draw – 3,45, Napoli – 1,97. As the last two matches between these clubs were rich on goals, you can try to bet on “Both Teams to Score” (1,64). Besides, giving the fact that Milan And Napoli both have problems with their defense, the bet “Total Goals over 2,5” (1,74) is also worth your attention. Apart from that, there is a good option “Double Chance: Napoli or Draw and Total Goals over 2,5” (2,50).