Sampdoria vs Empoli 5-15-23 Serie A Soccer Analysis, Odds and Prediction

Sampdoria vs Empoli 5/15/23 – Round 35 of Serie A concludes on Monday afternoon when Sampdoria hosts Empoli at Stadio Luigi Ferraris. Due to their relegation, hosts will no longer participate in next year’s competition; while their opponents remain hopeful of securing top-flight status. Empoli are expected to win here by the latest Serie A betting splits.

Sampdoria vs Empoli

Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 2:45 PM ET

Location: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris ‎Genoa, Italy

TV: Paramount+

Sampdoria vs Empoli 5/15/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +231

Spread: +0.25 (-110)

Total: 2.5 over (-106)


Moneyline: +122

Spread: -0.25 (-110)

Total: 2.5 under (-114)

Draw: +253

Sampdoria vs Empoli Analysis

Sampdoria have conceded 59 goals at 1.79 goals per 90, and opponents have scored 179 shots on target against them. They have recorded 4 clean sheets so far this season, giving them a percentage of 12.1 overall. Sampdoria have received 98 yellow card warnings this season as well as three red cards. Sampdoria are currently 20th regarding expected goals with 28.5, while their expected goals are sitting at 55.0. So far this season, this club has averaged 0.52 points per match and ranks 18th with 16 assists. Their difference in goals stands at -39 with 20 goals scored against 59 given up. Sampdoria have made 120 saves this season and boast a save percentage of 70.4.

Martin Turk will defend Sampdoria’s net for them. Turk has played in defense for an incredible 1,080 minutes to date and amassed 39 saves throughout his career. His goals against per 90 minutes total is 1.17 and his save percentage stands at 0.780. The goalkeeper born in Slovenia has seen 50 shots attempted at him in 12 starts.  Turk has achieved four shutouts and achieved an outstanding 33.3% shutout percentage.

Empoli are currently boasting a save rate of 71.1 and are sitting 14th in their league with 35 points. Empoli averaged 1.1 points per match while amassing 15 assists and 6 red cards. Empoli have scored 29 goals this season and their expected goal average stands at 31.2. Empoli have amassed an impressive clean sheet rate of 27.3 throughout their campaign and also issued 77 yellow cards. At present, they are conceding 1.30 goals per 90 minutes, have made 92 saves, and had 9 shutouts. Empoli are currently 16th in terms of goals with 43 scored against them and boast a goal differential of -14.

Guglielmo Vicario will take on goalkeeping responsibilities for Empoli. Vicario has amassed a career total of 90 goals against and 224 saves in 103 starting assignments. He has allowed just 0.87 goals per 90 minutes and boasts a record of 32-33-38. He boasts a save percentage of 0.732 and his shutout rate stands at 23.3%. Vicario has amassed 24 clean sheets in his career spanning 9,287 minutes of playback, with 306 shots against him defended successfully.

Sampdoria vs Empoli Against the Spread

Sampdoria are 0-4 in their last 5 games. Sampdoria are 1-1 in their last 5 games against the spread. Sampdoria are 6-9 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 4 of Sampdoria’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 5 of Sampdoria’ 17 last games at home.

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 7 of Empoli’ 17 last games at home.

Sampdoria vs Empoli Free Pick

Sampdoria are one of the least effective offensive teams in Serie A, scoring only 9 goals at home out of 17 matches this year and failing to score in three consecutive matches against Fiorentina, Torino and Udinese. Empoli are currently one of the least effective offensive teams in Serie A, ranking fifth-worst overall in this regard; however, their defense has remained solid throughout this season. Serie A betting lines expect Empoli to come out on top of this match.

Free Pick: Empoli +122