Ak Bars Kazan vs CSKA Moscow (By: Frantik)
Ak Bars unexpectedly lost two of his last matches in the championship, on home ice to the outsiders of the season: Slovan 2:4 and Vityaz 0:2. Team Zinetula Bilyaletdinova can not score an opponent's goal for 69 minutes 43 seconds of playing time. A couple of failures did not affect the leadership of the "leopards" in the East table, with 94 points and a goal difference of 145-116, the team from Kazan remains the best in the conference. The average performance of Ak Bars in the attack is 2.73 washers, in the defense of 2.18 throws. On the home ice "leopards" had 26 games, scored 48 points, scoring 70 and conceding 51 goals. As part of Ak Bars, three scorers: Sekach 14+24, Tkachev 21+12 and Lander 8+23.
CSKA before the visit to Kazan, beat visiting Sochi 3-1, interrupting a series of two defeats in the championship from Neftekhimik 0:1 and Salavat 1:2. The main culprits of the Victoria in Sochi were Platt 1+1 and Sorokin reflected 20 of 21 shots on target at his goal. In 53 games of the season Igor Nikitan's team scored 121 points, scoring 165 and conceding 77 goals, being guaranteed to become the second regular team, after SKA. On average, the Moscow army team scores at 3.11 goals, passing in his own gate to 1.45 throw. At the exit of CSKA held 26 matches and scored 54 points, having scored 79 and conceding 38 goals. Like the hosts of ice, CSKA have three snipers this season: Caprices 15+23, Shalunov 15+19 and Shumakov 16+18.
Statistics of confrontations Ak Bars and CSKA have 25 matches, ahead of the Kazan club, in his assets 16 victories against 9 wins for CSKA. The difference of washers is also better for Ak Bars 72-57. Despite the advantage in the history of relationships, the 4 last games of Ak Bars lost to CSKA: 2:1, 4:2, 3:1 and 3:0. Given the instability and weak play in the last games of "leopards", the fifth consecutive victory of CSKA will not be a surprise, and given the game of the army in defense, the resultant hockey is not to be expected in Kazan.
Ak Bars Kazan vs CSKA Moscow prediction
|CSKA Moscow win||William Hill||2.30||8||6-4 LOST (-8 units)|