At the moment, the team from Nizhnekamsk with 7 points in the asset is located on line 3 in the Eastern Conference table. The team of Vyacheslav Butsayev began their journey in the regular season of the KHL with a problematic away victory over Dynamo Minsk (2: 4).
But after that, the “wolves” fell twice. First, Neftekhimik lost to Sochi (3: 2), and then in Moscow failed to withstand the match against CSKA. CSKA defeated the guests in overtime (3: 2).
In the following fights, the oil workers kept their own goal dry. On September 9, the hosts defeated Dynamo Riga (4-0) at home. Later wards Butsaev dominated over Metallurg Magnitogorsk (3: 0).
Now Avtomobilist is the undisputed leader of the Eastern Conference and the Kharlamov Division. With 10 points, the club from Yekaterinburg ranks first in the table. At this stage of the regular season, Martemyanov’s team has never lost. Avtomobilist won Severstal in overtime (3: 2), then the wards of Andrei Alekseevich beat Vityaz (3: 2).
After that, Yekaterinburg confidently dealt with SKA from St. Petersburg (5: 2), and later in the series of the post-match shootout, the hosts defeated Metallurg Mg (2: 2, 2: 1) in their arena. And in the away match on September 12, Avtomobilist won. This time, the guests outplayed Salavat Yulaev (0: 2).
For the victory of Neftekhimik in this meeting, the average odds of 3.25, for a draw – 4.40, and a triumph of Avtomobilist – 1.94. Make sure to bet on KHL matches on 22Bet.