Sampdoria vs Empoli – Prediction, and Match Preview
Sampdoria vs Empoli – Sampdoria will be looking to avenge their most recent 2-0 Serie A loss to Udinese by winning this match. Sampdoria had 54% of the possession in that game and made 11 efforts on goal, scoring on three of them.
Udinese, on the other hand, made 13 attempts at goal, scoring on six of them. Udinese scored goals through Roberto Pereyra (9′) and Adam Masina (34′).
Sampdoria hasn’t consistently been able to hold out for a full 90 minutes lately. In reality, Sampdoria has allowed goals in 6 of their last 6 matches, leading to 14 goals conceded. The continuation of that pattern in this game will be examined.
Sampdoria have lost their last three league games at home coming into this match. Empoli enters this match off of a 2-1 Serie A victory over Salernitana in their previous game.
Empoli enjoyed 49% of the game’s possession and 4 of its 11 shots on goal were successful. Francesco Caputo (63′) and Nicol Cambiaghi (38′) scored the goals for Empoli.
13 shots were taken by Salernitana at the other team’s net, however only two of those shots were successful. Krzysztof Pitek of Salernitana scored the winning goal in the 85th minute.
The statistics speak for themselves: Empoli have let opponents to score in 5 of their previous 6 games, resulting in a total of 8 goals conceded. Empoli simply hasn’t been very reliable in the back. Empoli has played seven league games without a road victory coming into this encounter.
Sampdoria vs Empoli – Betting Analysis
Sampdoria and Empoli have split their previous head-to-head encounters as of 15/01/2017, with one match ending in a tie. Sampdoria has won three of these games, while Empoli has won two.
They scored a total of 15 goals over the matches, with 10 of those goals going to the Blucerchiati and 5 of those goals going to the Azzurri. That equals 2.5 goals per game on average.
The most recent league match between these two teams took place on Serie A Match Day 18 on January 16, 2023, when Empoli came out on top with a 1-0 victory over Sampdoria.
Empoli possessed 50% of the possession that day and 5 out of 16 shot attempts were successful. Tyronne Ebuehi (55′) was their lone scorer. Sampdoria, on the other hand, made 16 attempts at goal, seven of which were successful. Alberto Santoro served as the official.
Dejan Stankovi, the Sampdoria goalkeeper, will be without Mehdi Léris (shoulder injury), Gerard Yepes (unknown injury), Ignacio Pussetto (knee surgery), Andrea Conti (tendon irritation), and Emil Audero (shoulder injury).
We predict that i Blucerchiati will most likely start Nicola Ravaglia, Koray Günter, Bram Nuytinck, Nicola Murru, Alessandro Zanoli, Harry Winks, Tomas Rincon, Tommaso Augello, Filip Djuricic, Fabio Quagliarella, and Manolo Gabbiadini in a 3-4-1-2 system for this match.
Paolo Zanetti, the Empoli coach, just has one fitness issue to deal with in a group that is otherwise healthy. Koni De Winter won’t be performing because of a sideband injury.
We anticipate the Azzurri to start with Guglielmo Vicario, Tyronne Ebuehi, S. Walukiewicz, Sebastiano Luperto, Fabiano Parisi, Alberto Grassi, Răzvan Marin, Tommaso Baldanzi, Liam Henderson, Nicol Cambiaghi, and Francesco Caputo in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
In order to have any chance of beating Empoli, Sampdoria will need to score at some point during this encounter. However, Empoli should also find the back of the net and end up victorious.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at the betting prices for the match in the win-draw-win market, putting your money on Sampdoria is available for 3.17, a bet on a draw is 3.5 and betting on the winning team to be Empoli can be had at 2.3. They’re the top bets that can be secured right now.
Sampdoria vs Empoli – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals