Kick-off at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris was delayed by 15 minutes before match officials deemed the pitch unplayable.
However, authorities have moved quickly to confirm a new date for the Serie A clash, with the derby now taking place at Sampdoria's home ground on Tuesday with kick-off at 18:30 local time.
The Genovese rivals are level on points in the top flight with Sampdoria winning the reverse fixture 1-0 in September.
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