Empoli vs Salernitana Prediction, 5/14/2022 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Empoli vs Salernitana
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Location: Carlo Castellani Stadium in Empoli, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Empoli (+101) Salernitana (+254)
Carlo Castellani Stadium is the venue where Andrea Pinamonti and Empoli (9-10-17, 14th in Serie A) will play Salernitana (7-9-20, 17th in Serie A) on Saturday. The goalies expected to start will be Guglielmo Vicario for Empoli and Luigi Sepe for Salernitana. The moneyline on this matchup has Empoli priced at +101 and Salernitana are at +254. The over/under is set at 2.75.
Empoli stepped onto the pitch against Inter Milan in their most recent match and took a loss by a final of 4-2. Empoli tried 10 dribbles in this match and were successful in 5 of the attempts for a rate of 50.0%. In the passing game, they finished with a 85.5% received passes percentage by converting 289 of the 338 passing attempts in their last game.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, Empoli ended this match at a 50.0% rate by putting 2 shots on target of 4 shots. Empoli averages 1.25 goals per 90 min (45 goals in total) and have 21 assists in all games this year.
Andrea Pinamonti is a guy who should impact this matchup for Empoli. Pinamonti has been in the starting lineup in 72 games in his pro soccer career while he scores 0.32 goals per 90. The forward representing Italy has totaled 24 goals in 6,844 minutes played. He has accounted for 6 assists while accumulating 7 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career.
One more guy who could decide who wins is Nedim Bajrami, the forward representing Albania. Bajrami has played 11,068 mins during 126 starting assignments and has earned himself 10 yellow cards. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 20 times during his soccer career while scoring 22 total goals. He scores 0.18 goals per 90 minutes for his pro soccer career.
The man protecting the net for Empoli will be Guglielmo Vicario. Vicario (34-33-46 record in his career) has recorded 23 shutouts, which leaves him with a 20.4% clean sheet rate. The goalie from Italy has had 387 shots attempted against him in 113 career starting assignments. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.10 (125 total goals allowed) and he has earned a save percentage of 70.8. Vicario has defended the goal for 10,187 mins and has accumulated 278 saves during his career.
For their last outing, Salernitana went home with a draw by a final score of 1-1 against Cagliari. They finished this game by connecting on 283 of the 328 pass attempts earning a percentage of 86.3%. Salernitana earned a 80.0% successful dribble percentage by converting 8 out of the 10 dribbles they attempted. Salernitana converted 4 shots on target out of 10 shots attempted giving them a 40.0% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. With a total of 31 goals and 17 assists in all competitions, Salernitana has an average of 0.86 goals and 0.47 assists per 90 minutes.
Simone Verdi will need to provide a spark for Salernitana. The forward born in Brazil has been on the pitch for 16,491 minutes and has scored 37 goals. He has tallied 30 yellow cards during his pro soccer career and has helped a teammate on a goal 37 times. He is averaging 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has started 196 matches during his pro soccer career. Make sure to watch out for Federico Bonazzoli, the forward representing Italy. Bonazzoli has been given a total of 16 yellow cards in 7,956 mins (81 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.32. He has collected 28 goals so far in his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 8 times.
Luigi Sepe will reside in front of the goal for Salernitana. So far in his career, Sepe has conceded 286 goals and has accumulated 632 stops in 193 starting assignments. He has given up 1.48 goals per 90 while holding a record of 63-58-73. He is the owner of a save percentage of 70.3 and his clean sheet rate is currently 23.3%. Sepe has 45 shutouts while seeing 898 shots tried against him in 17,381 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Empoli (+101)
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