As the final round of the 2018/19 Serie A season, Napoli will travel to Stadio Renato Dall’Ara in order to play against Bologna on Matchday 38. Napoli has performed exceptionally well this season as they cling on to the second spot in the table with 79 points – 11 points less than the title holders Juventus.
On the other hand, Bologna is in the safe zone with two other teams having the same 41 points. They are in need of the 3 winning points, as it would take them two positions up in the table. Napoli is in its best form and has high chances to win this match with a winning probability of 57.1%.
The final round of the season is here and Napoli will play against Bologna for the second time this season. We have shared the complete details of the match in the section below.
Event: 2018-19 Serie A
Game: Bologna vs Napoli
Date/Time: Saturday 25 May 2019, 7:30 pm GMT
Location: Stadium in Bologna, Italy (Stadio Renato Dall’Ara)
About the Game: The team Bologna host Napoli on Saturday 25 May, 7:30 pm at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara. Bologna is currently on the 12th place in the table having drawn against Lazio 3-3 last time out, whereas the Napoli is in the 2nd place after their 4-1 win match against Inter Milan.
How can I Live Stream the Match?
The live match will be available on the most popular betting site bet365.
The upcoming match between Bologna and Napoli will be streamed live on various networks. To keep in track of the live action, check any of the following channels available in your location.
- The United States viewers can watch live coverage through ESPN+, Rai Italia America.
- The United Kingdom viewers can watch via Premier Sports 2.
- The Canadian viewers can stream the live game through Rai Italia America, TLN, and DAZN.
- To watch the live action of the event in Australia beIN Sports 1, Kayo Sports, beIN Sports Connect, Rai Italia Australia is the channel to tune in.
- Indian viewers can stream the live action via Serie A Pass.
Napoli hosted Bologna on 29 December 2018 that resulted in favor of Napoli. It was a narrow escape from the draw as Napoli’s Mertens scored the 88th-minute winning goal for the team. Bologna played equally well, as they were able to score two goals just like Napoli.
Napoli’s Milik scored a brace and was on a lead until the 80th-minute goal scored by Larangeira. The first half of the match saw one goal each, while in the second half Napoli took the lead by scoring two more goals and the match ended with the score 3-2 in favor of Napoli.
Team Standings and Stats
The Serie A season has almost reached its end. Where is Bologna on the table? An update on the league statistics of the two teams has been shared below.
|Statistics and Last 5 Games Results|
|Last 5 Matches Result||D-W-L-W-W||W-W-W-W-L|
|League Statistics||W-10, D-11, L-16||W-24, D-7, L-6|
W – Win, D – Draw, L – Loss
Napoli is currently on a winning streak with 13 points ahead of the 3rd-placed Atalanta. Bologna is closely followed by two other teams Fiorentina and Udinese with just one point behind them. SPAL is just one point ahead of Bologna with 42 points and a win over Napoli will take them to the 10th position in the table.
Head to Head Records
Both the teams have met 119 times in Serie A. Including all the other tournaments, both the teams have met 127 times. The 127 meetings have resulted as follow:
- Bologna – 41
- Napoli – 50
- Draw – 36
Bologna has hosted 61 matches against Napoli out of which they have won 30 matches, lost 18, and drawn 13. Napoli has won 32 of the 66 home matches.
Betting odds have been fixed for the two teams which can be found in the section below.
According to bet365, the betting odds for the upcoming Napoli match as of May 24, 9:00 am is fixed as follow:
- Bologna – 4.20
- Napoli – 1.75
- Draw – 4.20
What are other matches are on the same day? Find it here – 2018-19 Weekly odds and Outright odds.
Bologna vs Napoli Predictions
Can Bologna surprise Napoli with a Win? Will Napoli win this match? Go through our prediction for the match.
Will Bologna Move up the Table?
Bologna is currently on a transitional face with the previous three games resulted in draw-win-loss respectively. Their previous match was against Lazio which was a hard-fought 3-3 draw. Bologna played exceptionally well in the second half of the match, having scored all the 3 goals in the second half.
Lazio was on the lead in the first half of the match as the opening and the only goal of the first half was scored by Lazio’s Correa at the 13th-minute. As the second half began, Bologna was in its best form scoring 3 goals which were also tallied by Lazio at the end of the match.
Take a look at the suspense-filled Lazio vs Bologna Match.
Will it be a Win for Napoli?
Napoli successfully held on to the second spot as they reach the final match of the 2018/19 Serie A season. They never gave a chance for the teams to move up the table and take their position this season. Their previous match was played against one of the top teams Inter Milan which ended in a 4-1 win for Napoli.
Napoli completely owned the match, as they did not leave a chance to net a goal. They were swift enough to get an early goal at the 16th-minute and it was the only goal in the first half of the match. The second half saw 3 back-to-back goals scored by Napoli, while Inter scored a single goal at the 81st-minute which was a penalty shot.
Who Will Win? – Our Prediction
Bologna has secured a place in the safe zone, whereas Napoli has already qualified for the next year’s Champions League. Both the teams are in need of the points just to have a good score at the end of the season.
A win over Bologna will end the season with a 5 game winning streak, while Bologna has chances to reach the top 10 spots of the table. Looking at the current forms of the teams, chances are high for Napoli to win the upcoming Saturday’s match.
We have a winning probability for the teams based on our prediction.
Napoli is the obvious favorites for Saturday’s match with a winning probability of 57.1%. The match to end in a draw has a probability of 23.8%, whereas Bologna being the underdogs have a winning probability of 23.8%.
Last Five Matches
The last five meetings of the two clubs have been shared below.
|29.12.18||Napoli||Bologna||3 : 2|
|28.01.18||Napoli||Bologna||3 : 1|
|11.09.17||Bologna||Napoli||0 : 3|
|05.02.17||Bologna||Napoli||1 : 7|
|18.09.16||Napoli||Bologna||3 : 1|
Facts and Updates
- Considering the previous five head to head meetings between the two, Napoli has dominated with 5 wins.
- Bologna has won 3 of their last 5 matches.
- The previous Napoli vs Bologna match resulted in a 3-2 win for Napoli.
- Napoli is currently on a 4 game winning streak.
- Napoli has lost just 1 of their last 5 away games.