Ace Football team previews the Serie A clash between Genoa and Empoli and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
The Serie A tie at Stadio Luigi Ferraris this coming Saturday sees home team Genoa up against Empoli.
Ranked as number 15 in the Serie A standings, Genoa, have so far collected 14 points this season, while Empoli collected ten points. This puts them up as number 18 after 13 rounds.
Form: Genoa vs Empoli
In their previous three games, Genoa lost 2-1 against Cagliari and beat Verona 1-0, before losing 2-1 against Frosinone. Genoa claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored nine and conceded eight goals.
In their previous three encounters, Empoli lost 2-1 against Frosinone, won 0-1 against SSC Napoli, and lost 3-4 against Sassuolo. Empoli won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Serie A. The scoreline from these matches says 14 goals conceded and four scored.
Betting stats and facts for Genoa and Empoli
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Genoa and Empoli. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Genoa have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
- In the last 7 Genoa matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Genoa have won the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Genoa have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Genoa have won the last 3 home matches in a row
- In 16 of the last 18 Empoli away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Empoli have not won 15 of the last 17 away matches
- In 12 of the last 14 Empoli matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Empoli have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Empoli have lost 6 of the last 8 away matches
Players to watch: Genoa vs Empoli
While Francesco Caputo has added three strikes to his account in his last six games in the Serie A, Albert Gudmundsson scored twice in his last six.
Betting markets: Genoa vs Empoli
Genoa claimed six wins, drew one, and lost three of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Empoli won two, drew two, and lost six of their last 10 games away. Genoa have not lost to Empoli in five consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Genoa scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Curiously, Empoli only scored the opening goal of the match in one of the last ten away games. Empoli should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal this coming Saturday, as Genoa only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Empoli claimed four clean sheets in their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Genoa, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Empoli played across all tournaments. They scored 0.8 times on average in the process.
Suggested bet: Genoa vs Empoli
To summarize, the upcoming Serie A clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Genoa vs Empoli mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.