Fiorentina (5-2-1) vs. Empoli (1-1-6)
Fiorentina vs. Empoli 10/23/23 – Monday’s Serie A match pits an in-form Fiorentina against an Empoli side struggling to find their feet this season. Fiorentina have shown promise recently while Empoli have attempted an upset so this clash may provide one of the best Serie A tips this week.
Fiorentina are currently enjoying an exceptional run in attack, and Nicolas Gonzalez is leading them with 5 goals from 6 starts – his ability is making them very dangerous. Giacomo Bonaventura also contributes goals from midfield, giving their frontline depth. But Fiorentina may prove too powerful for Empoli’s defense, who have conceded 12 times in just 6 matches between their main goalkeeper Etrit Berisha alone!
Empoli’s lack of offensive capabilities, or rather, lack thereof is evident. Tommaso Baldanzi stands out with one goal from midfield in seven starts while forward Matteo Cancellieri despite taking nine shots has not scored yet; something which will play directly into Fiorentina’s hands given Lucas Martinez Quarta’s strong form.
Fiorentina vs. Empoli 10/23/23 Game Info
|When:||Monday, October 23, 2023 at 2:45 PM ET|
|Where:||Stadio Artemio Franch|
Pietro Terracciano GK vs. Etrit Berisha GK
Pietro Terracciano has been an outstanding performer this season as Fiorentina’s goalkeeper, his statistics highlighting his exceptional abilities as an outstanding goalkeeper. Terracciano has proven himself with two clean sheets from six starts and only five goals conceded, showing his combination of anticipation, agility, and aerial command. His 19 saves attest to both his shot-stopping skills and proactive goalkeeping style; continually foiling opponents by cutting angles and making crucial interventions. Furthermore, his disciplined performance under duress stands out – without resorting to unnecessary fouls and losing focus he remains an reassuring figure at the back for Fiorentina.
Etrit Berisha of Empoli has encountered more turbulent waters. After conceding 12 goals in 6 appearances, some may quickly judge his performances; yet upon closer examination they reveal an excellent goalkeeper who has managed to remain resilient even under consistent pressure. His 18 saves, many of them top-tier efforts, illustrate a goalkeeper who stands up to pressure remarkably well and remains undefeated despite constant opposition. Additionally, the fact that he managed to secure two clean sheets against such odds shows how resilient and resourceful he can be. Empoli’s defensive vulnerabilities have often been exposed, yet Berisha’s heroic performances in goal have provided a bright spot. Now faced with Fiorentina’s formidable forwards, Berisha must marshal his defense and put up an exceptional showing to stop Fiorentina’s onslaught and ensure Fiorentina doesn’t gain an upper hand against them.
Soccer Odds/Point Spread: Fiorentina -238, Total Odds: 2.75
Fiorentina have seen their odds tilt in their favor, with the moneyline set at -238 and bookmakers placing immense trust in them as winners. Such odds often signify confidence from bookmakers that Fiorentina will prevail convincingly; on the other hand, total odds set at 2.75 suggest at least three goals could be scored during this matchup; such an expectation aligns perfectly with Fiorentina’s recent attacking prowess and Empoli’s defensive vulnerabilities; bettors eyeing this fixture should consider both elements when betting this fixture: Fiorentina’s dominance as well as potential high-scoring contests between sides – bettors may want to consider both factors when betting this fixture: Fiorentina’s dominance and potentially high scoring encounter.
Fiorentina Betting Trends
Fiorentina have demonstrated their dominance recently with an undefeated streak over their last five games, going unbeaten against both the spread and total scoreline in each match – three out of their last five matches went over total scoreline at home! Their recent performance speaks for itself!
Empoli Betting Trends
Empoli have had an alarming recent record, posting three losses out of their five fixtures and managing just two total overgos in those matches – evidence of defensive struggles and limited firepower upfront. Their overall record stands at 3-3 against the spread. Their away record stands at 0-3, making this concern especially acute. 3-2 against the spread was decent while going 0-3 away is truly disconcerting; yet total overs have only come up twice during that span!
Fiorentina vs. Empoli 10/23/23 Betting Picks
Given Fiorentina’s impressive form and Empoli’s struggles on the road, Fiorentina appears more likely to claim victory; their scoring prowess makes their 1.25 spread look alluring.
Prop bettors or over/under enthusiasts looking at Fiorentina’s recent high-scoring games should place an over 2.75 total on today’s prop bets or over/under. Today’s premium picks would likely predict their win with multiple goals scored against them.