Empoli vs Salernitana 5-8-23 Serie A Odds, Analysis and Prediction

Empoli vs Salernitana 5/8/23 – On Monday afternoon at Stadio Carlo Castellani, Salernitana 7-14-12 will face Empoli 8-11-14 in an Italian Serie B fixture. Guglielmo Vicario and Guillermo Ochoa will likely start for Empoli and Salernitana respectively. Empoli will head into this game riding high after winning their match against Bologna while Salernitana are coming off a draw against Fiorentina. Serie A online experts are looking forward to Empoli to come out on top of this match.

Empoli vs Salernitana

Date & Time: Monday, May 8, 2023 at 12:30 PM ET

Location: Stadio Carlo Castellani Empoli, Italy

TV: Paramount+

Empoli vs Salernitana 5/8/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +132

Spread: -0.25 (-108)

Total: 2.25 over (-119)


Moneyline: +276

Spread: +0.25 (-112)

Total: 2.25 under (-101)

Draw: +196

Empoli vs Salernitana Analysis

Empoli have amassed 90 saves this season for an overall save percentage of 70.5. Their goal differential currently stands at -16, having scored 26 and conceded 42 goals respectively. For the season, they average 1.00 point per match and rank 19th in Serie A with 13 assists. The Blues rank 18th when it comes to goals expected, scoring 30.3, with an expected goals against of 49.9. Empoli have amassed 74 yellow card warnings this year and six red cards. The Blues have allowed 42 goals at 1.31 G/90 while their opponent teams have amassed 132 SoT against them. They have accomplished nine clean sheets on this campaign and currently stand at 28.1 percent clean sheet success rate. Empoli will entrust their net protection duties to Guglielmo Vicario. Vicario has recorded 24 clean sheets, giving him an impressive 23.5% shutout percentage. The Italian goalkeeper  has faced over 303 shots over 102 starts and earned an overall save percentage of 0.733. His goalkeeper attack/90 ratio stands at 0.87 with an overall save percentage of 0.733. Vicario has played 9,197 minutes and made 222 saves throughout his career. Martin Satriano of Italy boasts six goals in 2,595 professional minutes played. Starting 31 matches as a starter so far in his career and scoring 0.21 goals per 90 minutes; also collecting 1 assist while amassing 9 yellow cards during that time frame.

The Garnets have averaged an impressive 1.1 points per match while earning 26 assists and 4 red cards. The Garnets have achieved an 18.8 clean sheet rate during this season, in addition to receiving 69 yellow card warnings. Salernitana currently sits 15th in the league in terms of goals conceded with 51, and their difference is at -13. This year, the Garnets boast a save percentage of 74.0 and are currently 14th in their league with 34 points. This team has posted 1.59 goals against/90 min, along with 118 saves and 6 clean sheets. Salernitana have scored 38 goals so far and their expected goals total stands at 31.3 for this season. Guillermo Ochoa will serve as goalkeeper for Salernitana. So far in his career, Ochoa has given up 752 goals while amassing 1,871 saves in 562 starts. He has conceded 1.34 goals per 90 mins while compiling an overall record of 214-156-192. He boasts a save percentage of 0.727 and his clean sheet rate stands at 24.7%. Ochoa has amassed 139 clean sheets over his 50,600 career minutes of playback, blocking 2,575 shots tried against him.

Empoli vs Salernitana Against the Spread

Empoli are 2-2 in their last 5 games. Empoli are 3-0 in their last 5 games against the spread. Empoli are 10-6 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Empoli’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 6 of Empoli’ 16 last games at home.

Salernitana are 1-2 in their last 5 games. Salernitana are 3-0 in their last 5 games against the spread. Salernitana are 10-6 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 3 of Salernitana’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 11 of Salernitana’ 17 last games at home.

Empoli vs Salernitana Free Pick

Empoli are the expected winners according to Serie A betting tips by the experts with their implied probability of victory standing at 46.1% giving them an edge in that arena. Guillermo Ochoa and Martin Ochoa will be the key figures who can make the difference for Empoli.

Free Pick: Empoli +132