Empoli vs Palermo Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
First of two Saturday matches in Serie A, Empoli vs Palermo will definitely be the least interesting match of all when it comes to football, however major bookmakers decided to spice this match up with very good betting odds and plenty of different games to play and therefore this match will be a perfect pick for your betting tickets.
Both teams are playing very bad this season and while Empoli are seventeenth placed with fourteen points in their stack and currently safe from the relegation zone, Palermo are in the relegation zone on eighteenth place but with four points away from safety. Neither of two teams will risk too much in this match and we expect to see one very closed match where most of the action will occur at the midfield.
Empoli lost in their last match against Atalanta. They were better team tactically through the whole match but at the end they lost and now entering this match very low on self-esteem. They will be mostly focused on defense, hoping for at least one point after this match and securing them from the relegation zone.
On the other side, Palermo will play slightly more offensive however they also will not risk too much and will try to stay undefeated after this round. They won and played draw in their last two matches and more confident entering this one.
However when it comes to their mutual encounters, Empoli are undefeated in their last six matches against Palermo in all competitions, winning in three of them. Statistically and according to current form and recent performances, in this match there will be no actual favorite to win. Both teams will play cautiously, hoping to use opponent mistake to create scoring chances and win. Check out our other match previews, and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Where to watch match Empoli vs Palermo Live Stream
Empoli have several missing players for the match against Palermo. Marco Zambelli, Andrea Costa and Federico Barba are injured and they will not play for sure. All other players are available to play and all of them are ready for the match.
On the other side Palermo have two missing players for this game. Slobodan Rajkovic and Sinisa Andjelkovic are injured and they cannot help their team on the match. All other players are ready for the match and they are highly motivated to win points here.
Possible starting lineups
Empoli: Skorupski; Pasqual, Cosic, Bellusci, Laurini; Croce, Diousse, Krunic; Saponara; Mchedlidze, Pucciarelli
Palermo: Posavec; Cionek, Gonzalez, Goldaniga; Rispoli, Gazzi, Jajalo, Henrique, Aleesami; Nestorovski, Quaison
Empoli vs Palermo Prediction
We expect one very interesting and exciting football match but also very hard to chose the right bets. Both teams play very badly this season and for sure both of them will try to win points here. Empoli have better records in previous meetings and they are undefeated in their last 6 matches against Palermo in all competitions. On the other side Palermo play very badly in defense line this season. Palermo have failed to win 12 of their last 13 matches and have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 5 away matches in Serie A.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Empoli vs Palermo Prediction: Both to score. We expect to see scoring for both sides but we dont expect more then two goals here. If Empoli succeed to score two goals then they will win and correct score will be 2-1, otherwise correct score will be 1-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.