Four of the previous five matches in this head to head have finished with a 1-1 scoreline. This includes the first-ever Serie A meeting between them back in December as well as the last meeting between them on Empoli’s turf in Serie B in 2019.
Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is Empoli 1-1 Spezia Calcio and is available at odds of 6.5/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Empoli win at 1.9/1 against Aquilotti at home on Saturday.
Or, back any away win for Spezia at 3.75/1 here at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
You can find odds of 3.5/1 for any draw between Empoli and Spezia on Saturday.
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The Blues welcome Spezia Calcio to the Stadio Carlo Castellani on Saturday for this Serie A match. Gli Azzurri have an excellent home record against Spezia Calcio. Their 21 matches in the Stadio Carlo Castellani have seen 14 Empoli wins, six draws and just one Spezia victory; a 0-1 win here in Serie C1 – A back in 1993.
Empoli come into the match on a run of 14 league games without a win. They have picked up two points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
Gli Azzurri lost their last league match away to ACF Fiorentina. Expected goals of 1.7 to 0.2 in favour of Fiorentina indicates perhaps it was a fair result. The Empoli fans will be particularly disappointed with the attacking performance with their side failing to create any big chances and registering just one shot on target in the match. The final score of the match was 1-0.
Andrea Pinamonti is Empoli’s top scorer with nine goals in Serie A this season and is the 2.5/1 favourite to score against Spezia Calcio on Saturday.
Their opponent on Saturday, Spezia Calcio, come into the match on a run of four away league games without a win. They have picked up six points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
Empoli vs Spezia Calcio: Previous Serie A Meetings
1 in Total:- 0 Empoli wins, 0 Spezia Calcio wins, 1 draws.
Empoli team news
The red card shown to Sebastiano Luperto in their last league match against Fiorentina means Empoli will now be without him for today's match.
Emmanuel Ekong, Riccardo Marchizza (Cruciate Ligament Injury), and Nicolas Haas (Torn Knee Ligament) will be unavailable for The Blues due to injury on Saturday.
Nedim Bajrami will also miss the match against Spezia Calcio due to influenza.
Spezia Calcio team news
Injuries will rule out Mehdi Bourabia, Leo Sena, and Jacopo Sala (Leg Injury) for the trip to the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
They are unlikely to make any changes to the side that beat Venezia in their last league outing.
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