Milan vs. Empoli Serie A Betting Tips and Preview

Milan vs. Empoli, Serie A

Friday night’s Serie A action sees top-four chasing Milan play host to an out-of-form Empoli side, who are perched just above the relegation zone. The visitors have won just one of their last nine matches in the competition and the Rossoneri are favourites to win here.

Where and when: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan – 22 February, kick-off 19:30

Where you can see Milan vs. Empoli: Eleven Sports, William Hill

Last time: The two drew 1-1 in Empoli earlier this season when Francesco Caputo’s penalty earned a point for the hosts. Empoli stunned the Rossoneri at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza last season, winning 2-1.

Empoli double chance 9/4 Offer Williamhill
Over 3.5 goals 9/5 Offer Betvictor
Milan/Milan half time/full time 10/11 Offer 888sport

Milan vs. Empoli Predictions and Preview

Milan have started to recover form with consecutive league wins after just two victories in their previous eight in that run, while six of those games have ended in draws.

Empoli defeated Sassuolo 3-0 last time out to end a run of eight games without a win in Serie A, allowing them to distance themselves from the drop zone.

Giuseppi Iachini’s side are three points clear of Bologna and the relegation places in the Italian top flight.

It is not surprising that it is the home side who are favourites to win this encounter at odds of 4/11, with Empoli priced at 17/2 and the draw available at 19/5.

These fixtures tend to produce a lot of goals with 14 going in across the last four meetings, so with this in mind over 3.5 goals at 9/5 appears to be a solid bet with over 2.5 at 7/10.

A ‘double chance’ on Empoli to come away with either a draw or a win is available at 9/4 while a Milan win/draw outcome is at 1/25.

If you fancy the home side to be leading at both half-time and at the final whistle, such odds are available at 10/11.

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One to watch for Milan: Krzysztof Piatek already has six goals for his new club having previously netted 13 Serie A goals this campaign for Genoa.

One to watch for Empoli: Francesco Caputo is the dangerman for the visitors and has already 11 goals this season, including one against Milan earlier in the campaign.

Long shot: Milan have played in four scoreless draws in their last 13 fixtures while at least one side has failed to score in five of Empoli’s last eight games. Odds of this game to finish scoreless are available at 14/1.

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