Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Serie A round 13 game between Empoli and Sassuolo and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Sassuolo go up against Empoli on Sunday for a Serie A meeting at Stadio Carlo Castellani.
Empoli are number 17 in the Serie A table on ten points after 12 matches. Sassuolo rank as number 15 with 12 points after 12 matches played.
Team form: Empoli vs Sassuolo
In their last three games, Empoli lost 0-3 against Atalanta and got defeated 2-1 by Frosinone before winning 0-1 against SSC Napoli. 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 one and conceded seven goals.
Sassuolo have been a tad mediocre in their last three matches where a win has failed to come their way. Against Spezia, they gained a point in a 0-0 draw, before coming up short against Torino, who ran out 2-1 winners. Lately, they managed to steal a point in a 2-2 with Salernitana. Sassuolo only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Serie A. In these six matches, they drew two and lost three as well as being outscored by 12 goals to eight.
Betting stats and facts for Empoli and Sassuolo
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Empoli and Sassuolo. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- In 13 of the last 15 Empoli matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 8 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Empoli have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Empoli have lost 5 of the last 7 home matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- In 5 of the last 6 Empoli home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Sassuolo have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
- Sassuolo have conceded in 23 of the last 24 away matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Sassuolo played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 away matches Sassuolo played, both teams scored
- Sassuolo have not won 11 of the last 13 away matches
Players on top: Empoli vs Sassuolo
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Francesco Caputo, who is performing well for Empoli. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Serie A outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Sassuolo. The visitors will be looking to Kristian Thorstvedt to find the net once again, after managing three Serie A goals for Sassuolo in recent matches.
Popular betting markets: Empoli vs Sassuolo
In their last 10 matches at Stadio Carlo Castellani across all tournaments Empoli won four times, drew one, and lost five times. Sassuolo claimed two wins, three draws, and five defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Both teams have scored in the last four away games Sassuolo played in Serie A. Sassuolo managed the first goal of the game in only four of their 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Empoli were first on target in three of their last 10 outings. Empoli have scored in seven consecutive league meetings with Sassuolo.
In their last ten matches across all tournaments, Empoli saw four of them finish with more than 2.5 goals. They scored an average of 0.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Sassuolo, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches. Amazingly, Sassuolo failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 20 Serie A matches.
Recommended tip: Empoli vs Sassuolo
Here we present a free betting tip for this Serie A match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Empoli and Sassuolo.