Napoli vs Inter Milan prediction and betting tips (February 12)
Napoli play Inter in Round 25 of this season’s league matches. The winner of this match can take first place in the league table. Will there be a winner or will they share the spoils?
Victor Osimhen (Napoli) had a brilliant performance in the last match, against Venezia
Victor Osimhen (Napoli) had a brilliant performance in the last match, against Venezia

Napoli and Inter Milan showdown in Round 25 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.

The match is scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 12 February 2022. The match venue is Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, Naples.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Napoli vs Inter Milan (February 12) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups is up next.

Napoli vs Inter Milan latest odds on betting sites

Napoli to win odds are priced at 2.80 (+180 American; 9/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while Inter Milan to win odds are priced at 2.60 (+160; 8/5).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Napoli — 35%, draw — 27%, Inter Milan — 38%.

Latest betting odds on Napoli vs Inter Milan (12 February 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Napoli — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Inter Milan — 2.15 (+115; 23/20)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)

Napoli vs Inter Milan match preview and statistics

Napoli are second in the league table with 52 points and a +29 goal difference. They have four wins and a loss in their last five games. The Blues are on a three-game winning streak ahead of this game.

They beat Venezia 2-0 in their last league match. Victor Osimhen opened the scoring in the 59th minute of the second half with a header from the left side of the six-yard to the top right corner, assisted by Matteo Politano with a cross. Tyronne Ebuehi got a red card in the 90+4 minute following the VAR decision.

Andrea Petagna doubled the lead in the 90+10 minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a fast break. Stanislav Lobotka was one of the best players on the pitch.

Lobotka won the most duels (11), completed two dribbles, was fouled three times, had two tackles, made two clearances and 12 ball recoveries. Team statistics: 66% possession, 16 total shots, two big chances, six shots on target, 640 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, six corners, two yellow cards.

Napoli team news: Hirving Lozano and Piotr Zielinski are unavailable due to injuries.

Inter Milan are top of the league table with 53 points and a +35 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five matches. The Nerazzurri beat AS Roma 2-0 in their last match in the Coppa Italia quarter-final.

Edin Dzeko opened the scoring in the second minute of the match. Ivan Perisic made way past Karsdorp down the left and crossed in from the edge into the area for Dzeko who hit a side-foot volley past Patricio into the net, Perisic got the assist.

Alexis Sanchez doubled the lead in the 68th minute of the second half. He took a couple of touches to find his balance before firing an unstoppable rocket from over 20 yards into the top left corner, assisted by Matteo Darmua who picked him out.

Team statistics: 58% possession, 12 total shots, two big chances, five shots on target, 490 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, seven corners. Sanchez had a good performance in the game, created five chances, created one big chance, won three duels and provided an assist.

Inter Milan team news: Alessandro Bastoni and Joaquin Correa are sidelined due to injuries.

Napoli vs Inter Milan H2H

Inter Milan haven’t lost to Napoli in the last five meetings, with three wins and two draws. The Nerazzurri beat the Gli Azzurri 3-2 in the last meeting.

Napoli vs Inter Milan lineups and key players

Napoli projected starting lineup:

  • David Ospina
  • Mario Rui
  • Amir Rrahmani
  • Juan Jesus
  • Giovanni Di Lorenzo
  • Fabian
  • Stanislav Lobotka
  • Matteo Politano
  • Lorenzo Insigne
  • Dries Mertens
  • Victor Osimhen

The key player to watch out for is Victor Osimhen. He had a brilliant performance in their last match against Venezia, opened the scoring, completed three dribbles, was fouled two times and won seven duels. Osimhen has six league goals in 14 appearances this season.

Inter Milan projected starting lineup:

  • Samir Handanovic
  • Milan Skriniar
  • Stefan de Vrij
  • Federico Dimarco
  • Denzel Dumfries
  • Nicolo Barella
  • Marcelo Brozovic
  • Matteo Darmian
  • Hakan Calhanoglu
  • Ivan Perisic
  • Edin Dzeko
  • Lautaro Martinez

The key player to watch out for is Lautaro Martinez. The Argentinian striker has 11 league goals with two assists in 21 appearances from 12.12 expected goals (xG). Martinez wants to be on the scoresheet in this match.

Napoli vs Inter Milan predictions and betting tips

Napoli have four wins and a loss in their previous five games, and are on a three-game winning streak ahead of this match. Inter Milan have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five games. The Nerazzurri bounced back with a win in their last match against Roma, beating them 2-0.

Both teams are arguably in good form and are top 2 of the league table. Inter haven’t lost to Napoli in their last five meetings, with three wins and two draws. They beat Napoli 3-2 in their last meeting.

Their form makes a draw more feasible in this fixture, and they’ve scored against each other in their last two meetings. Predictions for this match are a draw, over 2.5 goals and both teams to score.

Betting prediction: A draw

Odds: 3.60 (+260 American; 13/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.89 (-112 American; 25/28 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)

Napoli — Inter Milan
Lost
Over 2.5 goals
1.89
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