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Perugia vs Empoli Betting Tips - Open contest set to serve up goals

Empoli have won their last 3 matches in Serie B
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Over 2.5 goals is tipped in Perugia vs Empoli clash in Serie B (Getty Images)

Perugia vs Empoli Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Perugia are aiming to overcome their recent struggles as they host in form Empoli in an Italian Serie B clash at the Stadio Renato Curi. Perugia have been hampered by defensive problems in recent weeks and with Empoli also conceding often, goals are expected in this one.

Perugia Form


Perugia suffered a 1-0 defeat at Frosinone in their previous Serie B fixture where they were second best throughout. It was the second straight defeat for Serse Cosmi's men who were also beaten 3-0 at home by Spezia in their previous outing. 

They have lost two of their last three home matches, a run which includes a 1-0 defeat to relegation threatened Venezia.

The major problem for Perugia has been their defence as they have conceded six goals in their last three matches. They balance things out going forward, Pietro Iemmello top scorer with 17 goals.

Perugia News


Amara Konate is set to miss Monday’s clash due to injury. Perugia are likely to stick with much of the team that lost to Frosinone last week with Pietro Iemmello expected to continue in attack. 

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Perugia have struggled to keep clean sheets this season (Getty Images)

Empoli Form


Empoli are coming off a 2-1 victory over Pisa in their previous Serie B fixture. They fought back from a goal down with Davide Frattesi getting the equaliser and Gennaro Tutino striking the winner deep into added time.

Pasquale Marino's men are one of the form teams in Serie B at the moment having won their last three matches. Like Perugia, they have also struggled to keep things tight at the back this season and are without a clean sheet in their last 18 Serie B matches. 

Empoli News


Marcello Gazzola is the only injury absentee for Empoli who have an otherwise fully fit squad.

Perugia vs Empoli Head to Head 


Empoli have only lost once in this fixture, claiming nine wins and two draws from 12 previous matches against Perugia. They ran out 3-0 winners in the reverse fixture at the Stadio Carlo Castellani with Leonardo Mancuso netting a brace after Davide Frattesi opened the scoring.

Perugia vs Empoli Betting Odds


Perugia are priced at 2.05 for a win while a victory for Empoli is valued at odds of 3.25. A draw is set at odds of 3.60. 

Empoli have seen over 2.5 goals in their last three matches and a similar outcome is priced at 2.00 at bet365 while William Hill is offering 1.73 for BTTS.

Perugia vs Empoli Match Up


Perugia will look to Pietro Iemmello to provide the spark in attack having scored 17 Serie B goals this season. He has also found the net eight times in his last 10 appearances and is expected to trouble the Empoli defence. 

Empoli also have plenty of quality in attack and often spread their goals across the team. Davide Frattesi and Gennaro Tutino have both been on target in recent weeks while top scorer Leonardo Mancuso netted a brace in the reverse fixture. 

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Empoli have seen over 2.5 goals in their last three matches (Getty Images)

Perugia vs Empoli Stats


  • Perugia have lost their last 2 matches (Serie B).
  • Empoli have won 9 of their last 12 matches against Perugia (all competitions).
  • Empoli have won their last 3 matches (Serie B).
  • Empoli have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 3 matches (Serie B).
  • Empoli have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 18 matches (Serie B).

Perugia vs Empoli FAQ

Where can I watch Perugia vs Empoli live stream online?

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When is Perugia vs Empoli being played?

Perugia vs Empoli will be played at 20.45 CET on Monday 24 February 2020.

Where is Perugia vs Empoli being played?

Perugia vs Empoli will be played at the Stadio Renato Curi in Perugia, Italy.

What is Perugia’s most recent Form?

Perugia's recent form (last 5 matches): LLWWL

What is Empoli's most recent form?

Empoli's recent form (last 5 matches): WWWDL

What is the Perugia vs Empoli H2H record?

Total Matches: 12, Perugia Wins: 1, Empoli Wins: 9, Draws: 2

What is the predicted Perugia line-up?

Predicted Perugia line-up (3-1-4-2): Vicario, Rosi, Angella, Gyomber, Carraro, Mazzocchi, Nzita, Falzerano, Kouano, Falcinelli, Iemmello.

Unavailable: Amara Konate (injured).

What is the predicted Empoli line-up?

Predicted Empoli line-up (4-3-3): Brignoli, Balkovec, Fiamozzi, Romagnoli, Maietta, Henderson, Frattesi, Ricci, Bajrami, Tutino, Mancuso.

Unavailable: Gazzola (injured).

Verdict

Empoli and Perugia have been vulnerable at the back and are set to produce over 2.5 goals. Empoli have won their last three Serie B matches and are tipped claim a 2-1 win here.

Best Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals Market @2.00 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Empoli Win Win Market @3.25 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Empoli Win 2-1 Correct Score Market @12.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Empoli claimed a 1-0 away win at Perugia with a late strike from Davide Frattesi.
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