Serie A Betting Tips

Spezia vs Empoli betting tips: Serie A preview, predictions & odds

This article provides a preview, prediction and betting tips for Spezia vs Empoli in Serie A on Sunday, 14th August 2022.


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Tip of the game

Spezia vs Empoli

Spezia 1 - 1 Empoli at odds of 11/2.

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Spezia vs Empoli

August 14, 2022

7:45 pm BST

Both teams finished last season averaging a point per game or less over their last six games home and away respectively. Therefore, 101 Great Goals’ prediction for this match is Spezia 1-1 Empoli and is available at odds of 11/2.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Spezia win at 7/5 against Gli Azzurri at home on Sunday. At these odds, a £10 bet would return £24. Or, back any away win for Empoli at 19/10 here at the Stadio Alberto Picco. At these odds, a £10 bet would return £29. You can also find odds of 11/5 for any draw between Spezia and Empoli on Sunday. At these odds, a £10 bet would return £32.

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Back-up Tip

Spezia vs Empoli

Mattia Destro to score the first goal of the game at odds of 5/1.

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Spezia vs Empoli

August 14, 2022

7:45 pm BST

Mattia Destro is our tip for the first goalscorer in Sunday’s match. The Genoa central forward scored nine goals (or 0.46 per 90) in Serie A last season with an expected goals of 8.3 and is 5/1 to be the first name on the score sheet in this match. Or 8/5 to score at any time during Sunday’s game.

Match preview

The Little Eagles welcome Empoli to the Stadio Alberto Picco in La Spezia on Sunday for this Serie A match.

Spezia Calcio finished last Serie A season in 16th place, six points ahead of 18th placed Cagliari Calcio in the relegation zone. Aquilotti come into this match on a run of four home defeats in a row carried over from last season. Spezia lost their last league match of the 2021/22 season at home to Napoli. The final score of the match was 0-3.

Kevin Agudelo is the most expensive arrival for them this summer. The 23 year old right winger arrives from Genoa CFC for £2.43m.

Giulio Maggiore, Albin Ekdal (foot), Ivan Provedel, Janis Antiste (knee), Viktor Kovalenko, Aurelien Nguiamba (thigh), Kelvin Amian (abdomen) and Salva Ferrer (hip) are all expected to miss this match for Spezia.

FC Empoli finished last Serie A season in 14th place, 11 points ahead of 18th placed Cagliari Calcio in the relegation zone. Gli Azzurri come into this match on a run of two league games undefeated carried over from last season. Empoli won their last league match of the 2021/22 season away to Atalanta. The final score of the match was 0-1.

Mattia Viti is likely the biggest departure for them this summer. The 20 year old centre-back has joined OGC Nice for £11.70m.

Lorenzo Tonelli is struggling to be fit due to a knee injury for this match. The Empoli defender made 14 appearances last season.

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Stephen Drennan

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