PARI NN vs Lokomotiv-Kuban. Battle of clubs from different poles of the table

PARI NN basketball players will host Lokomotiv-Kuban on January 19 in the regular season match of the VTB United League 2023/24. The battle will take place on the floor of the Nagorny Arena in Nizhny Novgorod.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on PARI NN vs Lokomotiv-Kuban


The club has traditionally been a force in the VTB League. He is not a medal contender in the tournament, but is always considered a potential playoff contender in the competition. This season the situation has gotten out of control. Now the guys from PARI NN are second to last in the table. They have only five wins after 22 matches. Only Minsk (0/22) is worse.

At the moment, the Nizhny Novgorod team is in the VTB League on a streak that already has five defeats in a row. The club last won the tournament on December 20 last year. The black streak has dragged on and needs to be broken off.

Who can take the lead in the club? In the final battle, which was handed over to Samara, the team from Nizhny Novgorod performed well: Casey Shepherd (21 points, six assists) and Evgeny Baburin (17 points in attack and five rebounds).


The club is in great shape. At the moment, he is on an unbeaten streak, which already has seven successes in a row. During this period, they defeated such opponents as: Yenisei (5), Zenit (3) and CSKA (1). A very cool achievement. Loko itself is now in fourth position in the VTB League table (16/6), lagging behind St. Petersburg and Kazan only according to additional criteria.

In their last match in the tournament, Lokomotiv beat CSKA. In that battle, the Kuban team stood out: Melo Trimble (23 points, six assists), Amat M'Bye (21 points in the opponent's basket, as well as nine rebounds) and Tony Jekiri (11 points in attack, plus six collected goals on the board) ).

Andrey Martyuk was awarded a place in the final team of the week. He showed himself well in the matches against the Army team, and in the battle with Avtodor a little earlier. In these matches, the basketball player averaged 13.5 points, made seven rebounds and gave two assists. His efficiency rating on the floor stood at 20.5 points. It should also be recalled that the Russian was previously named the best player of December in the tournament.

PARI NN vs Lokomotiv-Kuban

History of the confrontation

At the beginning of November last year, the clubs were already sorting out their basketball relationships in the current VTB League. That meeting took place in Krasnodar and ended with a crushing victory for the home team with a score of 89:64. Earlier, the “railroad workers” took three more matches in pairs. The Nizhny Novgorod team was stronger than the Kuban team the last time in March last year. Previously, PARI NN was better than “locomotives” three more times in a row.

Odds from download 1xbet

Bookmakers do not see intrigue in this match in terms of the outcome. 1xbet give only 1.2 for Victory 2. Victory 1 is estimated here at 4.5. Bets on the total under(159.5) are multiplied by 1.93. If you bet on overcoming this performance ceiling, you can increase your bank 1.87 times. The handicap 2(-14,5) is 2.5. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Lokomotiv are in great shape and they are maximally motivated. The team is close to the second place in the tournament. It will not leave its rival in the upcoming match no chance and will crush it powerfully. It is reasonable to bet on the handicap 2(-14.5) for 2.5.

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