Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Serie A match between Empoli and Juventus. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
Juventus are set to face Empoli in an eagerly anticipated Serie A clash at Stadio Carlo Castellani on Sunday.
With four points from their first two matches, Juventus have had a respectable start to the new campaign, and their primary objective is to maintain an unbeaten record.
Form: Empoli vs Juventus
Empoli faced a challenging period in their recent three matches, losing all three. They started with a 1-2 loss against Cittadella, followed by a 0-1 defeat to Verona and a 2-0 setback against Monza. In their last six Serie A matches at Stadio Carlo Castellani, Empoli managed to secure three wins but also endured three losses. They have not recorded any draws during this period, scoring a total of nine goals while conceding the same number.
Juventus have been in decent form recently, securing seven points from their last available nine. They achieved back-to-back wins with 0-1 and 0-3 victories against Udinese. However, their last match ended in a 1-1 draw against Bologna. In their last six Serie A away matches, Juventus recorded three wins, one draw, and two defeats. They scored a total of eight goals while conceding six during this period.
Betting stats and facts for Empoli and Juventus
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Empoli and Juventus played across all tournaments.
- Empoli have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Empoli have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Empoli have lost the last 4 matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 8 Empoli matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 19 of the last 21 Juventus away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Juventus have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Juventus have scored in 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Juventus have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Juventus have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
In-form players: Empoli vs Juventus
If you’re in search of in-form marksmen, Francesco Caputo stands out as he has recently found the net twice for Empoli in Serie A. On the other hand, Federico Chiesa has been a reliable goal scorer for Juventus, notching three goals in their last six Serie A matches. Undoubtedly, both players will be eager to increase their goal tally in the upcoming game.
Popular markets: Empoli vs Juventus
Stadio Carlo Castellani has been a relatively favorable ground for Empoli in their recent 10 matches, where they secured six wins, experienced no draws, and suffered four losses. On the other hand, Juventus had a more mixed record in their last 10 away matches, winning three, drawing two, and losing five games.
Both teams to score
Empoli failed to score in their last three Serie A games and only opened the scoring in two of their last ten matches. Juventus, on the other hand, scored first in five of their last ten games and kept three clean sheets. Notably, in the last three meetings between Empoli and Juventus at Stadio Carlo Castellani, both teams have found the net.
Empoli have struggled defensively, conceding a goal in their last 11 matches. On the attacking front, they have been productive, averaging 2.5 goals in their last ten games, with over 2.5 goals occurring in six of those matches. Juventus, in contrast, saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches, scoring an average of 1.4 goals in those games.
Empoli vs Juventus Prediction
To sum up, the upcoming match between Empoli and Juventus seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Serie A game.