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Ace Football previews the Serie A round 36 match between Lazio and Empoli and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Lazio are in with a good chance of adding three nice points to their total in round 36 of the Serie A this coming Sunday. They will be disappointed if they do not beat Empoli, whom they welcome on home soil at Stadio Olimpico, Rome.

Lazio approach the next Serie A round as number 7 in the table, having claimed 56 points this season so far. With 35 games behind them, Empoli amassed 32 points, placing them as number 17 before their next fixture.


Form: Lazio vs Empoli

Lazio Form

Lazio look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 2-1 and 1-0 against Juventus and Verona respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Monza, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw. Lazio claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A. They also drew zero and lost three, as they scored eight and conceded six goals.

Empoli Form

Empoli added four points to their account in their previous three matches, starting off beating SSC Napoli 1-0. A 2-0 defeat against Atalanta followed, before sharing the points with Frosinone in a 0-0 draw. 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 nine goals conceded and six scored.

Betting stats and facts for Lazio and Empoli

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Lazio and Empoli. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 17 of the last 19 Lazio home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Lazio home matches in the Serie A, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Lazio have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches in the Serie A
  • Lazio have won the last 4 home matches in a row
  • Lazio have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Empoli have lost the last 4 away matches in a row without scoring a goal
  • Empoli have lost the last 4 away matches in a row in the Serie A without scoring a goal
  • Empoli have lost 6 of the last 8 matches without scoring a goal
  • Empoli have lost 6 of the last 8 matches in the Serie A without scoring a goal
  • Empoli have lost the last 4 away matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals

In-form players: Lazio vs Empoli

Matias Vecino found the target two times in his previous six matches, whereas M’Baye Niang just scored once in a similar number of matches.

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Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Stadio Olimpico, Rome across all tournaments Lazio won six times, drew one and lost three times. Empoli claimed two wins, two draw and six defeats in their last 10 games away. Lazio have not lost to Empoli in 12 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Lazio scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Empoli scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Empoli have failed to score in 4 consecutive away games. Lazio managed to open the scoreline in no less than six of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Empoli performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Lazio have scored in 6 consecutive home meetings with Empoli.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Lazio’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in two of Empoli’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.7 goals in these matches. Empoli did not score a single goal in 4 consecutive games.

Betting prediction: Lazio vs Empoli

To sum up, the upcoming match between Lazio and Empoli seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Serie A game.

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