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Serie A: Empoli vs Roma – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Serie A game between Empoli and Roma who meet up this coming Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Struggling Empoli are in for a tough assignment, when going up against Roma on Sunday at Stadio Carlo Castellani. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take anything from this encounter.


Team form: Empoli vs Roma

Empoli Form

Empoli have been too mediocre in their last three matches, where a win has failed to come their way. Against Frosinone, they gained a point in a 0-0 draw, before coming up short against Lazio, who ran out 2-0 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 1-1 draw with Udinese. Empoli claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Serie A. They also drew two and lost two, scored five goals and conceded five.

Roma Form

Roma collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Bayer Leverkusen brought a 2-2 draw, which was followed by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Atalanta. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Genoa by a 1-0 scoreline. In their last six away matches in the Serie A, Roma won twice, while also recording three draws. They endured one defeat in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and 11 scored.

Betting stats for Empoli and Roma

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Empoli and Roma played across all tournaments.

  • In 18 of the last 20 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 17 of the last 19 Empoli home matches in the Serie A, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Empoli matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Empoli matches in the Serie A, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Empoli matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Roma have scored in 18 of the last 19 matches in the Serie A
  • In 8 of the last 9 Roma away matches in the Serie A, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Roma played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 9 away matches Roma played in the Serie A, both teams scored
  • Roma have not lost 11 of the last 13 away matches

Players on top: Empoli vs Roma

Having scored just once lately in the Serie A, M’Baye Niang will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Roma hope Romelu Lukaku can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of three Serie A goals in his last six Serie A games.

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Full-time result

Empoli won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Stadio Carlo Castellani. They drew three and lost four as well, while Roma won four of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost two. Roma have beaten Empoli in impressive 8 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Empoli scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Roma scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Roma managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Roma have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Empoli when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Empoli saw over 2.5 goals in one of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.5 goals during this run. Of the last ten games for Roma, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.3 times goals per game.

Suggested bet: Empoli vs Roma

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Empoli and Roma seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Serie A match.

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