Ajax vs SSC Napoli – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 3, 2022

Ajax are getting ready to clash with SSC Napoli this coming Tuesday at the Johan Cruijff ArenA for a place in the group stage of the Champions League this season. As usual, a financial windfall is on the line in this qualifying round.

Ajax vs SSC Napoli Stats

  • Ajax have scored in 47 of the last 48 matches
  • Ajax have scored in 22 of the last 23 home matches
  • Ajax have not lost 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • Ajax have won 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Ajax have won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • SSC Napoli have not lost the last 19 matches in a row
  • SSC Napoli have not lost 18 of the last 19 away matches
  • SSC Napoli have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • SSC Napoli have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • SSC Napoli have won the last 5 matches in a row

Ajax vs SSC Napoli Lineups

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In their last six Champions League home matches, Ajax have four wins, no draws and two defeats. They scored 14 and conceded four goals. Ajax may be somewhat short of confidence ahead of this fixture, having failed to win in any of their last three games in all competitions. However, they have scored 20 goals in their last five home matches.

SSC Napoli claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Champions League. The scoreline from these matches reads seven goals conceded and eight scored. SSC Napoli have been prolific goalscorers in the Champions League, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target three times, making them the most scoring away side, while also letting in zero goals.

Ajax vs SSC Napoli H2H

Having never shared a season in the Champions League in the recent past, this is the first time Ajax comes up against SSC Napoli in this context. As such, there are no previous results to go off for this particular fixture.

Full Time Betting

Of their 10 most recent games at Johan Cruijff ArenA across all tournaments, Ajax won seven times, drew two and lost one. SSC Napoli won seven of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing two and losing one. Ajax have seen four of their previous 10 matches at Johan Cruijff ArenA offer over 2.5 goals. In six of the last 10 league games away for SSC Napoli the match had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

Having never met before in the Champions League in the 21st century, this is a first for both Ajax and SSC Napoli. Any eventual head-to-head stats come from playing each other in the cup or friendlies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Ajax, who scored an average of 2.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of the last ten matches SSC Napoli played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.5 goals in these matches.

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