Empoli vs Udinese prediction, odds and betting tips 06/10/2023

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Empoli - Udinese

Italy Serie A - Carlo Castellani

8th Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Empoli welcome Udinese to the Stadio Carlo Castellani – Computer Gross Arena to contest a Serie A fixture on Friday, October 6th. Two of the division’s bottom four clubs face off this week when Empoli host Udinese. Read our Serie A predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Empoli vs Udinese

Udinese continue their search for a first win of the season when they visit fellow strugglers Empoli on Friday. Read our top Empoli vs Udinese predictions for this week’s fixture.

Empoli Double Chance

  • Udinese failed to win 100% of their first seven Serie A matches of the new season.
  • Empoli won their last Serie A home fixture against Salernitana.
  • Udinese have failed to win 16 of their last 18 Serie A away assignments.
  • Empoli took points off Udinese in two of the teams’ last four meetings.

Under 2.5 Goals

  • Empoli are Serie A’s lowest scorers so far this term having netted just once.
  • Udinese managed to score just four times in their first seven league fixtures of the season combined.
  • Just one goal hit the net when Empoli and Udinese last locked horns in March.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in five of Empoli’s seven league fixtures this season.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Empoli vs Udinese

Check out our archive of key stats for Friday’s fixture featuring Empoli vs Udinese below alongside a handy tool to help you choose the most attractive odds. Click the link to discover more of our football predictions today.

Head to Head

04/01/23

Italy Serie A Serie A

Udinese

Udinese

Empoli

Empoli

1

1

16/04/22

Italy Serie A Serie A

Udinese

Udinese

Empoli

Empoli

4

1

06/12/21

Italy Serie A Serie A

Empoli

Empoli

Udinese

Udinese

3

1

07/08/21

Elite Club Friendlies Elite

Udinese

Udinese

Empoli

Empoli

1

0

07/04/19

Italy Serie A Serie A

Udinese

Udinese

Empoli

Empoli

3

2

Last Five - Empoli

03/03/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Cagliari

Cagliari

Empoli

Empoli

1

0

L

24/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

Empoli

Empoli

2

3

W

18/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Fiorentina

Fiorentina

Empoli

Empoli

1

1

D

09/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Salernitana

Salernitana

Empoli

Empoli

1

3

W

03/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Genoa

Genoa

Empoli

Empoli

0

0

D

Last Five - Udinese

02/03/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Salernitana

Salernitana

Udinese

Udinese

1

1

D

24/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Genoa

Genoa

Udinese

Udinese

2

0

L

18/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Cagliari

Cagliari

Udinese

Udinese

1

1

D

12/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Juventus

Juventus

Udinese

Udinese

0

1

W

03/02/24

Italy Serie A Serie A

Monza

Monza

Udinese

Udinese

0

0

D

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Empoli – Udinese odds and probability figures ahead of Friday’s meeting below.

Empoli odds: 41/20 (3.05) – 19.2%

Draw odds: 41/20 (3.05) – 28.6%

Udinese odds: 27/20 (1.68) – 59.5%

Udinese are the bookies’ expected winners on Friday and the implied probability of them claiming maximum points is lodged at 59.5%. Elsewhere, the hosts could hold some interest at 23/20 (2.15) in the first team to score stakes, an outcome that carries an implied probability of 46.5%. A 1-0 Empoli win meanwhile – a score that landed in their last home game – is available to take again at 15/2 (8.50) in the correct score stakes, making it one of the more eye-catching prices in that department.

Empoli vs Udinese Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Empoli vs Udinese lineups and team news for Friday’s Serie A meeting below.

Empoli

Giuseppe Pezzella, Bartosz Bereszynski, Elia Caprile and Daniel Maldini are all sidelined for Empoli ahead of Friday's game. A win for Empoli this week would drag them out of Serie A's bottom three.

Predicted Lineup for Empoli: Berisha – Ebuehi, Walukiewicz, Luperto, Cacace – Marin, Ranocchia, Maleh, Baldanzi, Caputo, Cambiaghi

Udinese

Enzo Ebosse, Brenner, Adam Masina, Gerard Deulofeu and Kingsley Ehizibue are injured for Udinese while Sandi Lovric is suspended and isn't available either. Udinese drew 2-2 at home to Genoa in their last test.

Predicted Lineup for Udinese: Silvestri – Perez, Bijol, Kristensen – Ebosele, Pereyra, Walace, Payero, Kamara – Success, Lucca

Player to Watch – Youssef Maleh

Youssef Maleh has been a busy presence in midfield for Empoli this season and the 25-year-old has been averaging 3.5 tackles and a whopping 3.0 fouls per 90 in Serie A so far. Malah has also picked up three bookings for his indiscretions and he could be a good card market candidate again on Friday.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Empoli

Empoli
4-3-2-1
99
Etrit Berisha
al
24
Tyronne Ebuehi
ng
34
Ardian Ismajli
al
33
Sebastiano Luperto
it
13
Liberato Cacace
nz
18
Razvan Marin
ro
5
Alberto Grassi
it
29
Youssef Maleh
ma
35
Tommaso Baldanzi
it
20
Matteo Cancellieri
it
9
Francesco Caputo
it
Substitutes
4
Sebastian Walukiewicz
pl
28
Nicolo Cambiaghi
it
1
Samuele Perisan
it
22
Filippo Ranocchia
it
25
Elia Caprile
it
11
Emmanuel Gyasi
gh
30
Simone Bastoni
it
7
Steven Shpendi
al
8
Viktor Kovalenko
ua
14
Gabriele Guarino
it
23
Mattia Destro
it

Udinese

Udinese
3-5-2
1
Marco Silvestri
it
18
Nehuen Perez
ar
29
Jaka Bijol
si
31
Thomas Kristensen
dk
2
Festy Ebosele
ie
24
Lazar Samardzic
rs
11
Walace
br
37
Roberto Pereyra
ar
12
Hassane Kamara
ci
26
Florian Thauvin
fr
17
Lorenzo Lucca
it
Substitutes
8
Domingos Quina
pt
80
Simone Pafundi
it
27
Christian Kabasele
be
16
Antonio Tikvic
de
7
Isaac Success
ng
5
Axel Guessand
fr
21
Etiene Camara
fr
40
Maduka Okoye
ng
6
Oier Zarraga
es
34
Sekou Diawara
be
33
Jordan Zemura
zw
15
Marley Ake
fr
32
Martin Payero
ar
13
Joao Ferreira
pt
70
Federico Mosca
it

Empoli vs Udinese prediction


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