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Genoa CFC vs Empoli FC betting tips: Serie A preview, predictions & odds

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Rovella, Nicolo
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Zurkowski, Szymon
Tonelli, Lorenzo
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Asllani, Kristjan
Stulac, Leo
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Bandinelli, Filippo
Melegoni, Filippo
Amiri, Nadiem
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Portanova, Manolo
Rovella, Nicolo
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Benassi, Marco
Bandinelli, Filippo
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Bajrami, Nedim
Henderson, Liam
Yeboah, Kelvin
Destro, Mattia
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Verre, Valerio
La Mantia, Andrea
Portanova, Manolo
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Yeboah, Kelvin
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Luperto, Sebastiano
Sturaro, Stefano
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Verre, Valerio

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These sides finished locked in a 2-2 stalemate when they met in Empoli earlier this season. Genoa are also the draw-masters of Serie A with 14 already this season; the only team to have drawn more than half their games. This includes their last five matches in a row coming into this one.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals’ prediction for this match is Genoa CFC 1-1 Empoli and is available at odds of 6/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Genoa win at 2.55/1 against Gli Azzurri at home on Sunday.

Or, back any away win for Empoli at 2.87/1 here at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

You can find odds of 3.2/1 for any draw between Genoa and Empoli on Sunday.

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EMPOLI, ITALY – MARCH 02: Little fans of Empoli FC “Scuola del Tifo” during the Serie A match between Empoli and Parma Calcio at Stadio Carlo Castellani on March 2, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

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Match preview

The Griffin welcome Empoli to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday for this Serie A match. Empoli are on a six game winless run in this head to head and haven’t won a match in Genoa since 2008.

Genoa CFC come into the match on an insane run of 24 league games without a win. They have picked up five points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.

I Rossoblu’s last league match, at home to Inter Milano, ended in a dull 0-0 draw. Expected goals of 1.2 to 0.8 in favour of Inter indicates both teams probably deserved only a point. Il Grifone winger Albert Gudmundsson will be thinking back to his missed big chance in the game’s opening minutes. It was the only big chance either side created in an otherwise dull game.

Mattia Destro is Genoa CFC’s top scorer with nine goals in Serie A this season and is the 2.5/1 favourite to score against Empoli on Sunday.

Their opponent on Sunday, Empoli, come into the match on a run of 10 league games without a win having also failed to score in each of their last two matches on the road. They have picked up three points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.

The Blues lost their last league match at home to Juventus Turin. Expected goals of 2.1 to 1.4 in favour of Juventus indicates perhaps it was a fair result.

Empoli will be aware that they scored with their only two shots on target in the match and that they will need to increase their shots on target ratio if they want to keep finding the back of the net here. The final score of the match was 2-3.

Andrea Pinamonti is Empoli’s top scorer with nine goals in Serie A this season and is 2.75/1 to score against Genoa CFC on Sunday.

Genoa CFC vs Empoli: Previous Serie A Meetings

11 in Total:- 4 Genoa CFC wins, 2 Empoli wins, 5 draws.

Genoa CFC team news

Zinho Vanheusden, Mattia Bani (Hamstring Injury), Roberto Piccoli, Caleb Ekuban, and Domenico Criscito (Muscular Problems) will be unavailable for The Griffin due to injury on Sunday.

They are unlikely to make any unforced changes to the side who drew against Inter Milano in their last league match.

Empoli FC team news

Ardian Ismajli will be unavailable for Empoli here due to suspension.

Injuries will rule out Emmanuel Ekong, Tommaso Baldanzi (Ankle Injury), Mattia Viti, Riccardo Marchizza (Cruciate Ligament Injury), and Nicolas Haas (Torn Knee Ligament) for the trip to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

Genoa CFC vs Empoli FC form
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Genoa CFC vs Bologna FC - 0:1
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SSC Napoli vs Genoa CFC - 3:0
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Genoa CFC vs Juventus Turin - 2:1
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Sampdoria Genoa vs Genoa CFC - 1:0
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Genoa CFC vs Cagliari Calcio - 1:0
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Atalanta BC vs Empoli FC - 0:1
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Empoli FC vs Ukraine - 1:3
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Empoli FC vs US Salernitana - 1:1
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Inter Milano vs Empoli FC - 4:2
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Empoli FC vs Torino FC - 1:3
Last 5 games for Genoa CFC
May 21, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Genoa CFC 0  - 1 Bologna FC
May 15, 2022 Serie A 21/22 SSC Napoli 3  - 0 Genoa CFC
May 6, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Genoa CFC 2  - 1 Juventus Turin
April 30, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Sampdoria Genoa 1  - 0 Genoa CFC
April 24, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Genoa CFC 1  - 0 Cagliari Calcio
Last 5 games for Empoli FC
May 21, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Atalanta BC 0  - 1 Empoli FC
May 17, 2022 Club Friendly Games 2022 Empoli FC 1  - 3 Ukraine
May 14, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Empoli FC 1  - 1 US Salernitana
May 6, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Inter Milano 4  - 2 Empoli FC
May 1, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Empoli FC 1  - 3 Torino FC
Genoa CFC vs Empoli FC Serie A 21/22 form
Genoa CFC Empoli FC
38 Matches played 38
4 Matches won 10
353 Goal attempts 435
111 Shots on goal 161
154 Shots off goal 166
155 Corner kicks 189
43% Average ball possession 47%
88 Shots blocked 108
94 Cards given 88
585 Free kicks 547
72 Offsides 79
1 Shots on post 11
7 Shots on bar 5
18 Goals by foot 44
8 Goals by head 3
27 Goals scored 50
60 Goals conceded 70
Genoa CFC vs Empoli FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Genoa CFC Empoli FC
24 Matches 24
11 Home Matches 13
13 Away Matches 11
24 Total Goals 23
1 Average Goals Scored 0.96
7 Wins 7
7 Losses 7
10 Draws 10
Last 5 games & match results between Genoa CFC and Empoli FC
March 6, 2022 Serie A 21/22 Genoa CFC 0  - 0 Empoli FC
November 5, 2021 Serie A 21/22 Empoli FC 2  - 2 Genoa CFC
January 28, 2019 Serie A 18/19 Empoli FC 1  - 3 Genoa CFC
August 26, 2018 Serie A 18/19 Genoa CFC 2  - 1 Empoli FC
March 5, 2017 Serie A 16/17 Empoli FC 0  - 2 Genoa CFC

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What time is kick off between Genoa CFC vs Empoli FC?

11:30, Sunday 06 March 2022

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