Torpedo vs Siberia. Which of the rivals is better prepared for the finish of the championship?

On Tuesday, February 14, Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo will play its next home match of the KHL regular season. Avtozavodtsev rivals will be Novosibirsk Siberia, one of the leaders of the Eastern Conference.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Torpedo vs Siberia


No matter how the current championship ends, car manufacturers can definitely take its result as an asset. The appointment of Igor Larionov as head coach looked like a risky step, but now we can say that the risk paid off. The young team, without bright stars, managed to loudly declare itself, throughout the championship, being among the leaders of the Western Conference. At the moment, car manufacturers are in second place in the West, with 85 points, one point ahead of CSKA Moscow and Yaroslavl Lokomotiv.

At the junction of January and February, the Nizhny Novgorod club had an excellent winning streak of six matches. Moreover, the car factory team beat both army clubs in turn (CSKA 3-1 at home, SKA 2-1 away). The winning streak ended on February 7 in a game against Admiral. Avtozavodtsy were forced to play this match without Igor Larionov, the head coach missed two championship matches due to illness. The car factory lost both games (1-3 to Admiral and 3-4 to Severstal), which once again speaks of Larionov's role in the current Torpedo. The return to the coaching bridge was marked by a home victory over Spartak, as a result of which the car factory again returned to second place in the West.


The current performance of Siberia is in many ways similar to the game this season of Torpedo. After several unsuccessful seasons, when the Siberians finished ninth, the team is playing the current tournament perfectly, having resolved all questions about getting into the playoffs long before the end of the regular season. The Siberians are not resting on their laurels, now the wards of Andrey Martemyanov have swung at the final first place in the Eastern Conference. There is a chance, now Siberia is in second place, with 78 points scored three points behind the leading Kazan Ak Bars. At the same time, the Siberians have one game in hand, so the chances of winning first place are quite high.

As for the latest results of the team, here the Siberians have been alternating victories with defeats for the past eight games. Andrey Martemyanov's wards beat Metallurg 4-2, Admiral 3-2 and 2-1, Amur 2-1. The defeats came in games against Amur 4-6 and 0-3, Admiral 4-5 and Traktor 4-5. Of the seven remaining matches of the regular season, the Siberians will play five on home ice, which significantly increases the team's chances for a final place in the top three teams in the East.

Torpedo vs Siberia


The only meeting of these teams in the current season was held in Novosibirsk on December 4 and ended with the victory of the hosts with a score of 3-2. The main time of that match ended with a score of 2-2, and already in the eighth second of overtime, an accurate throw by Alexander Sharov brought the hosts victory. The total statistics of head-to-head matches between Torpedo and Siberia in the KHL includes 30 matches. Avtozavodtsev had 18 wins, Siberians were stronger in 12 games. The goal difference is 84-74 in favor of the Nizhny Novgorod club.

Odds from download 1xbet

According to the bookmaker, the hosts of the match have more chances to win in the upcoming match. The odds for Torpedo to win in regular time are 2.06, while the possible success of Siberia is estimated at 3.25. We will not rule out the option with overtime, a draw at the end of the regular time of the match this time was offered by the bookmaker with a coefficient of 3.90. As for the expected performance, here 1xbet offers the following quotes: Total over (4.5) - 1.72, Total under (4.5) - 2.10. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Both teams have already solved the main problem for the regular season, guaranteeing themselves a place in the playoffs. The burden of responsibility will not put pressure on hockey players, so there are all the prerequisites for open hockey. This is also evidenced by statistics, Nizhny Novgorod traditionally demonstrate high performance in home matches, scoring more than three goals per match on average. Our prediction is Total Over 4.5 with odds of 1.72.

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