Empoli – Inter : Preview & Prediction
Empoli and Internazionale play at Stadio Carlo Castellani in a match of the 19th round of Serie A TIM. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was on 21-09-2016, in a match for Serie A TIM that ended the victory of the Internazionale by (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by M. Icardi (10 ‘and 17’) for the Internazionale. In this match the house factor may play an important role, since Empoli has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 16th place with 16 points earned after 4 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Sampdoria by (2-4). In the last match, lost out to Torino by (3-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 26 goals scored and 26 conceded, against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 home defeats, with 20 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 9 home games for the league, Empoli have won 4, 1 draw and 4 defeats, having won 13 points out of 27. The team has not been very strong defensively, as they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 8 of his last 9 games by the competition finished with More than 1.5 goals. In 18 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Empoli arrive for this match with a 3-0 defeat in their visit to Torino, thus registering their third straight game without winning the Italian championship. Looking at the last 10 games, we have verified that the client only has 3 wins, that is, a very negative performance within the competition. The team tends to play in 4-4-2, aiming to favor a style of game of constant transitions, where the two most advanced pieces are Francesco Caputo and Samuel Mraz. One of the weaknesses of this cast lies in the way you defend the standing balls. For this match coach Giuseppe Iachini will not be able to count on Krunic, suspended, outside Polvani, this injured.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 36 points, after 11 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied it out for Chievo by (1-1). In the last match, won at home to Napoli by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 18 goals scored and 16 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 26 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last 9 away matches, Internazionale have won 4, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 14 points out of 27. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 14 of the last 18 games for Serie A TIM, of these 14 reached the interval in advantage in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ in 11. In 18 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoreboard in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Internazionale arrives for this motivated round after a 1-0 win at Napoli, registering the third straight game without losing in official matches. Highlight for the only team goal that was scored by Lautaro Martinez. It is worth noting that the visitor has the third best income when working outside their domains. The cast usually plays in the 4-3-3, where the three pieces responsible for the main plays of danger are Perisic, Politano and Mauro Icardi. Recalling that the last mentioned is the best finisher with 9 goals scored. Thus, and even playing away from home, we believe that Internazionale will adopt a more offensive stance, taking into account the fact that it presents greater individual and collective quality. For this match the coach can count on all his players.
Empoli – Inter : Betting Tips
Inter – Win Odds: 1.50
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70