Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS. Will the Kazan club return leadership in the VTB United League?

The VTB United League continues to throw up fiery confrontations, although the playoff stage has not yet started. Lokomotiv-Kuban is not spending the season in the best way, stumbles too often. But lately he has become very active and won two matches in a row. The club expects to be able to knock out the advantage of the home court at least in the starting round of the playoffs.

But UNICS for a long time went without defeat, but still made an unfortunate misfire. And it can be fatal, because the team missed the first line in the standings. Now he has ceased to depend only on himself, he is forced to hope for a misfire from CSKA. On March 27, the rivals will clash with each other on the floor of the Basket Hall in Krasnodar.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS

Lokomotiv Kuban

Lokomotiv-Kuban put together a strong team for several seasons, which was considered one of the favorites. But the last draw of the competition was a signal indicating a certain stagnation. And the team a few rounds ago risked fighting for getting into the playoffs. But she pulled herself together and still gave out two victories in a row. At first it was very difficult with the Yenisei (86:82), and then it turned out to roll out Tsmoki-Minsk (104:79). Now the team will try to do everything to break into the TOP-4 at the end of the regular season. Initially, it was clear that the “big three” could not be broken. But do not bypass Avtodor or Nizhny Novgorod - a failure that fans and leaders may not understand.


UNICS lost to Zenith, which was a serious blow to pride. He did not cope with the opponent, lost with a score of 80:84. Moreover, the defeat at home caused discontent among the leaders. The locker room is now in a difficult situation, and the legionnaires were “on their suitcases”, they can leave at any moment. In such a situation, the team risks failing the final segment of the regular season. But this will not be a serious tragedy, the approximate alignment of forces is already clear. It's time for the coaching staff to prepare the team for the next stage of the competition. It is noteworthy that in certain scenarios, it is Lokomotiv-Kuban that can become an opponent.

Lokomotiv Kuban vs UNICS

History of the confrontation

The teams have played a large number of face-to-face matches since the very start of their rivalry. But the analysis of the last five face-to-face confrontations will be more relevant. And there, all five meetings went to UNICS, which quite eloquently shows the current state of affairs. The last face-to-face match between these rivals took place in September 2021 in the first round of the VTB United League. The Kazan club beat the opponent with a score of 96:87. After such an impressive series of defeats, Lokomotiv-Kuban will try to take revenge and correct the situation.

Game Totals Prediction

Lokomotiv-Kuban has gained momentum and looks really good. He has good chances to break into the TOP-4 and gain a foothold there. Therefore, the team will try to solve this problem in the next matches. Home walls will be just an additional factor that can help win. In addition, after the painful defeat, UNICS is not in the best emotional state. Therefore, he may not be able to cope with the problems that have piled up. We predict that the final victory will go to the home team. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

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