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Bologna vs Empoli Tips - 5 best bets and predictions

05 Feb 2022
  • Tips for Bologna vs Empoli in Italian Serie A on Sunday (14:00 GMT)
  • The game will be held at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara
  • Bologna have lost their last 3 Serie A games
  • Empoli failed to win in their last 6 Serie A games
  • Empoli beat Bologna in September
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Bologna and Empoli will meet again in the Serie A on Sunday. (Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
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Bologna and Empoli will face off in the Italian Serie A on Sunday.

Bologna lost to Cagliari (2-1), Napoli (2-0) and Verona (2-1) in their last three games to drop to 13th place in the league with 27 points from 22 games.

Marco Molla tested positive for Covid-19 while Kingsley Michael and Nicolás Domínguez have injuries so they will not feature for Sinisa Mihajlovic's side. Aaron Hickey is suspended while Ibrahima Mbaye is playing in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Empoli, on the other hand, failed to get a win in their last six games where they recorded three losses and three draws.

Aurelio Andreazzoli's side suffered a 4-2 defeat against Roma in their last match.

Empoli are currently in 12th place with 29 points from 23 games.

Tommaso Baldanzi, Emmanuel Ekong, Sebastiano Luperto, Riccardo Marchizza and Nicolas Haas are on Empoli's injury list.

Empoli beat Bologna 4-2 in their last meeting in September. Andrea Pinamonti, Nedim Bajrami and Samuele Ricci scored for the Azzurri, who also benefited from Kevin Bonifazi's own goal in the first minute of the game. Musa Barrow and Marko Arnautovic were on target for Bologna.

Bologna vs Empoli Tips

1. Match Result - Draw

Although Empoli beat Bologna in their first encounter, we are backing the two teams to battle to a draw this time.

2. Total Goals - Over 2.5

The two teams combined for six goals in their first meeting and we expect a repeat of that here.

3. Both Teams To Score - Yes

Both teams are expected to find the target in this contest.

4. Anytime Goalscorer - Diego Falcinelli

The Bologna striker is the favourite in this market.

5. Correct Score - 2-2

We are backing the two teams to score two goals apiece in this match-up.


We expect the rematch between Bologna and Empoli to end in a draw this season.

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