Empoli Vs Sampdoria – Predictions And Match Preview
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Empoli vs Sampdoria – After a 2-2 draw with Lazio in Serie A, Empoli will be looking for a great result in this match. Empoli had 46% of the ball during that game and attempted five goals, scoring on two of them.
Francesco Caputo (83′) and Răzvan Marin (94′) scored goals for Empoli. Lazio, their adversaries, made 18 attempts at goal, with 4 of them being successful.
Lazio scored goals through Felipe Anderson (2′) and Mattia Zaccagni (54′). In five of the last six games in which Empoli played, fewer than three goals per game were scored.
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A total of seven goals were scored by the opposition teams throughout the span, while six were scored by Empoli.
After losing to Fiorentina in their last Coppa Italia game, Sampdoria and their fans, who came from far away, will be hoping for a better result this time.
Sampdoria had 43% of the possession in that game but only managed 0 shots on goal with their four attempts.
Fiorentina made 13 attempts at goal for their rivals, scoring three goals. Fiorentina’s Antonn Barak scored in the 25th minute.
Recently, it’s become clear that Sampdoria games often end with a blank for at least one team.
A quick review shows that it has happened five times in their last six trips. In those games, Sampdoria scored two goals, while their opponents scored a total of 10. If that pattern continues in this next game, we’ll find out.
In the previous seven league games, Sampdoria had never lost to Empoli when they faced them away from home, an excellent string of outcomes for them.
What venue will host the Empoli vs Sampdoria?
Empoli is going head-to-head with Sampdoria starting on January 16, 2023, at Carlo Castellani Stadium in Empoli, Italy.
Empoli vs Sampdoria – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matchups, which date back to August 21, 2016, Empoli have won one and Sampdoria four, with one game being tied.
The two teams combined for 15 goals during this time, with four goals coming from the Azzurri and 11 from I Blucerchiati. 2.5 goals have been scored on average per game.
In their last league match, on February 19, 2022, Match Day 26 of Serie A, Sampdoria beat Empoli 2-0.
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Sampdoria had 42% of the possession in that game and eight shots, three of which were on goal. Fabio Quagliarella was their lone scorer (14′, 29′).
Empoli had 10 shots on goal, and just two of them were successful. Antonia Rapuano served as the official.
Sampdoria definitely have the capacity to score against this Empoli team, but it might not be quite enough to prevent a defeat.
We predict Empoli to win this match by a slim margin of 2-1. It should be a very fascinating one.
What are the top odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds in the win-draw-win market, a win for Empoli is available for 2.24, backing the draw is 3.11, and staking on the winner to be Sampdoria gets you 3.5. They’re the most competitive prices being offered at the moment.
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