Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS. Battle of two principal rivals

On November 25, 2022, a big sports festival is expected in Krasnodar at the Basket Hall arena. Kazan UNICS comes to visit the local Lokomotiv.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS

Lokomotiv Kuban

The summer roster rebuild didn't go perfectly. The team started the VTB United League 2022/23 very indistinctly. Then she managed to urgently work on the mistakes and joined in the pursuit of the top part of the final protocol of the competition. Now Lokomotiv-Kuban is on the fifth line in the overall standings with a balance of 6/5. The situation is getting back to normal, but it's too early to relax, as Samara, Parma and Nizhny Novgorod, going lower, are only one positive result behind.

Martyuk was awarded a place in the symbolic five of the last round of VTB. Andrei became his most productive player. The basketball player scored 22 points in an away match with Minsk, made six rebounds, made four interceptions and handed out three assists to partners. His comrades also worked hard against the Belarusians: Burford had 21 points, plus six assists, Willis was close to a double-double (14 points in the opponent's ring and nine rebounds), Paunich threw 12, Shcherbenev had the same number and he also gave eight assists.


Kazan at the start of the season announced the seriousness of their intentions, beating Zenit, which is the reigning champion of the VTB United League. Further, UNICS powerfully beat everyone in a row, until CSKA laid siege to it. At the same time, the guys from Tatarstan quickly managed to move away from the unpleasant event and continued their victorious move further. At the moment, the team takes the second place in the final protocol of the competition, having ten positive results in 11 matches.

Reynolds made the last team of the week, Jalen has been doing very well this season overall, and against Samara he made his first double-double of the tournament. The center hammered 17 points into the opponent's basket and added ten rebounds to them. Effective and helpful. Although there were many heroes in UNICS in that match: Zaitsev sent the opponent 16 points in the ring, Macon had 16 points and five accurate passes, Dimitrievich scored 13 ahead, Zhbanov - 12, Hunter - 11.

Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS

History of the confrontation

In the current season of the VTB United League, the teams have already managed to meet on the territory of UNICS (10/23/22). The home team were stronger in that match (83:75). In the last draw of the tournament, the teams first upset each other once in the regular season (the railway workers took their match at home with a score of 101:94 in overtime after 85:85, and UNICS were stronger in Kazan - 96:87). Then the guys from Tatarstan won the series for third place in the VTB League 2021/22 against their counterparts from Kuban in four meetings (3:1).

Odds from download 1xbet

The current UNICS is very good and the bookies can see that. They are the favourites in the match according to bookmakers . They only pay 1.315 for a win for Kazan. The home team's win is priced at 3.74. The odds on Total Under 163 are 1.94. Bets on Total over 163 are multiplied by 1.97. A handicap of 2 (-6) is worth 1.7. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

UNICS is a serious contender for the league title and is on course for the league title right now, while VLB is just beginning to recover from a disappointing start to the season. Tonight, the sides are unequal. The visitors manage to win the game without intrigue, a win by 2 and a handicap of 2 (-6). Both UNICS and Loko have been doing well offensively all season long, so we expect them to score strongly in the upcoming battle (Total Over 163).

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