The Omsk Hawks and Mammoths of Ugra will meet in the next match of the regular season of the MHL. Who will be stronger?
In four of the last five matches, the Omsk Hawks won, moreover, all four Victorias were won with a large score. First, the Steel Foxes were defeated (5-1), and then the Kuznetsk Bears (8-0) got, and after them the Tyumen Legion also suffered, and twice - 5-0 in the first match and 11:2 in the second. A regular set of points led to the fact that the Omsk Hawks rose to fifth place in the Eastern Conference, scoring 61 points.
"Mammoths of Yugra"
Things are even better for the Mammoths of Ugra, who are also in the playoff zone, but in a more pleasant third place, with 70 points. In the previous match, the "Mammoths of Ugra" beat not without difficulty "Auto" (6-4), winning the fifth victory in a row. If you look at the results on a larger scale, there has been only one defeat in the last nine games. It is unlikely that the Mammoths of Ugra will be able to stay in the top three, since Tolpara, which is in fourth place, has two points less, but four fights in reserve.
Statistics and figures:
- Omsk Hawks have three wins in a row;
- "Mammoths of Ugra" won in five previous games;
- The Omsk Hawks lost to the Mammoths of Ugra on their own court in two of the last three games.
Bookmakers cannot decide on the favorite, setting approximately equal odds on the victory of each of the teams. This is quite understandable, since the rivals expect to finish in the top four and are in excellent shape. I think that a bet on a total of more than 5.5 is more reliable.