Empoli vs Frosinone
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 17th March 2019
Kick-off at 14.00 UK/ 15.00 CET
Venue: Stadio Carlo Castellani (Empoli).
A fierce fight for survival between two teams struggling to breathe above the relegation cut-off line. While Empoli has a single-point surplus above the exit line, Frosinone needs to make up a deficit of five points with just 33 more to play for. Frosinone additionally has the distinction of having scored the least number of goals in the competition.
Empoli thrives at home, compared to their terrible away form. Despite their lower-tier placing, the team has scored just a single goal fewer at home than AC Milan. Also, both SPAL and Udinese have tougher games this weekend, against Roma and Napoli respectively. If this opportunity is taken advantage of, Empoli can surge ahead in the race to avoid the boot.
Empoli vs Frosinone Head-to-head (h2h)
- Five of the last eight wins belong to Empoli.
- Empoli scored three or more goals in the last three matches.
- Empoli has never failed to score at home.
- Three of the last four meetings at this venue saw the hosts scoring two or more goals.
Empoli vs Frosinone Prediction
Empoli has a great opportunity at hand this Sunday. The two teams just above them are taking on two very strong sides in the country, while they are pitted against one of the worst in the league, and that too with the additional home advantage. There’s no better scenario for Empoli right now, who is trying to put as much distance as possible from the relegation line.
Frosinone was winless in 11 of their last 14 away ties, while Empoli was unbeaten in four of their last five at home. Empoli also scored two or more goals in their last three home ties, whereas their counterparts failed to score in six of their last nine on the road.
And importantly, Frosinone has scored the least number of goals in Serie A, along with Chievo. On the road, in a high-pressure situation like this, they simply don’t possess much scoring threat.
In h2h games, Empoli registered five of the last eight wins and scored three or more goals in the last three meetings in a row. They have also never failed to score in front of their home crowd and managed two or more goals in three of the last four home h2h fixtures.
Expect Empoli, to make great use of their home advantage, and chip away three points from this tie.
Empoli vs Frosinone Betting Tips
Empoli to Win @ 1.80 (4/5)
Empoli to Win At Least One Half @ 1.44 (4/9).