Real Madrid vs Napoli Betting Preview, Champions League Betting Tips

Real Madrid vs Napoli Odds – Wednesday 15th February 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport 

Real are 8/15 with the draw at 7/2 and Napoli are 9/2

Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid welcome Napoli to the Santiago Bernabeu in a huge Champions League match, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

The Champions League holders come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win, away against Osasuna in an excellent win.

Cristiano Ronaldo (24) scored the opening goal for Los Blancos, ensuring they had the best possible start.

Leon Limones (33) equalised for the hosts though, with a goal just nine minutes later that will have annoyed Zidane.

Isco (62) gave Real the lead for the second time in the second half, with Lucas completing the scoring late on in the 93rd minute.

Madrid In Good Form

Zidane’s men come into this match in good recent form, with three wins, two defeats and a draw in their last six.

Wins against Osasuna, Sociedad and Malaga balancing defeats against Celta Vigo and Sevilla.

Real Madrid will be looking to continue their unbeaten form in the Champions League, they have drawn three and won three.

They finished as runners-up in Group F, with Borussia Dortmund beating them by two points.

Los Blancos Favourites

Real go into this match as the favourites, with their excellent recent form and home advantage.

They will be looking to register their fourth win of the competition, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.

Real will be looking to complete their first ever win against Napoli in the Champions League, at the first time of asking.

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Napoli In Great Form

The Italians come into this match in excellent form, with a 2-0 win against Genoa in Serie A at the weekend.

Zielinski (50) opened the scoring for Napoli, with the home side struggling to break down a stubborn defence in the first half.

Emmanuel Giaccharini (68) doubled their advantage in the 68th minute, it would prove to be the winner for the home side.

It was a hard fought win against a side at the bottom of Serie A, the win ensures they moved up to second in the league though.

Group B Winners

The Italians have had an excellent season so far, maintaining their league and Champions League form with ease.

They are unbeaten in their last six matches, with four wins in their last five Serie A matches and progressing past Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia.

Napoli did finish top of Group B, three points clear of Portuguese side Benfica, their prize is a two-legged bout against the holders.

Real have won the competition eleven times, they are the current holders of the Champions League, this will be an enormous challenge.

Napoli Underdogs

The Italians come into this match as the underdogs, with the holders home advantage informing the bookies.

Napoli will be looking to avoid their second defeat in the Champions League this season, that is an excellent achievement to lose just one match.

This is the first meeting between the two sides in the Champions League, Napoli will be looking to make history winning at the Bernabau.

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Both teams are 4/7 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Real Madrid are Cristiano Ronaldo at 5/2 with Karim Benzema at 4/1. For Napoli, Arkadiusz Milik and Dries Mertens are at 7/1 with Leonardo Pavoletti and Marek Hamsik at 9/1.

This is the first competitive fixture between the sides in the UEFA Champions League.

Real Madrid vs Napoli Odds

Tip 1 – Ronaldo to score first @ 5/2

Tip 2 – Real Madrid to win 3-1 @ 10/1