In the first match of the 1/8 finals of the Super League Paribet, Fakel from Novy Urengoy and Ufa Ural will meet. How will the upcoming duel end? We'll figure it out.
"Torch" (Novy Urengoy)
"Torch" finished the regular championship on the ninth line in the standings. Over the 30 games the team has scored 47 points, having won 14 victories and suffered 16 defeats, while it has a positive balance of won/lost games (56:54). In the last match of the regular season, the club from Novy Urengoy lost to Belogorie on the road with a score of 2:3, thereby suffering a sixth defeat in a row.
Ural finished the regular championship on the eighth line in the standings, scoring the same number of points as the opponents (47), but losing on additional indicators. Over 30 games, the Ufa club won 16 victories and suffered 14 defeats, while it had a positive balance of won/lost games (56:50). In the last match, Ural lost away to Zenit from St. Petersburg with a score of 2:3, thereby suffering a fifth defeat in a row.
Statistics and figures
- "Torch" is the favorite of the match according to bookmakers;
- "Torch" has lost the last six matches;
- Ural has lost its last five matches;
- "Torch" scored 23 points in 15 home games in the regular championship this season - this is the ninth indicator among all teams
- Ural scored 20 points in 15 away games this season - this is the ninth indicator among all teams;
- The teams have met twice this season and exchanged 3-0 wins.
I think that the duel can turn out to be productive, because the teams in the last matches of the regular championship did not show the most outstanding game and will want to start the playoffs with a victory. I propose to place two bets on the upcoming match: the total points of the first game (45.5) more and the total points (177.5) more.