Ace Football team offers the Serie A round 15 match preview for Empoli and Lecce who meet up this coming Monday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
When Lecce come to Stadio Carlo Castellani for the Serie A match on Monday, Empoli will be hoping to use home turf to their advantage.
Empoli are 17th in the Serie A rankings with 11 points after 14 matches played, whereas Lecce rank 13th in the Serie A with 16 points.
Team form: Empoli vs Lecce
Empoli added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat SSC Napoli 0-1. They were then defeated 3-4 against Sassuolo, before drawing 1-1 against Genoa. Empoli just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Serie A matches at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored four and conceded ten goals.
In their previous three matches, Lecce drew 2-2 with AC Milan, 2-2 with Verona, and 1-1 with Bologna. Lecce are winless in their last six away games in the Serie A, in which they drew four and lost two. They conceded nine goals while scoring seven themselves.
Betting facts for Empoli and Lecce
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Empoli and Lecce. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 13 of the last 15 Empoli matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 9 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Empoli have not won 7 of the last 8 home matches
- Empoli have lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Lecce have not won 13 of the last 14 away matches
- In 8 of the last 10 away matches Lecce played, both teams scored
- Lecce have conceded in 14 of the last 15 away matches
- Lecce have not won the last 9 matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Lecce played, both teams scored
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Empoli have not lost to Lecce in three consecutive home meetings. Stadio Carlo Castellani saw Empoli winning three, drawing one, and losing six of their 10 most recent home games across all tournaments. Lecce won one of their 10 most recent away games, drew six, and lost three.
Both teams to score
Empoli scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Interestingly, Lecce scored the opening goal of the match in just one of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last four Lecce games in Serie A. Empoli will be optimistic about getting on the scoresheet this coming Monday, as Lecce have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in their last 10 games. The former fought their way to four clean sheets in their last 10 games. Empoli have scored in four consecutive league meetings with Lecce.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Empoli, who scored an average of 0.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Lecce’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches. Lecce conceded a goal in their last nine Serie A matches.
Suggested bet: Empoli vs Lecce
The match between Empoli and Lecce should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Serie A game.