Metallurg - Vityaz Prediction 06.09.19. KHL
«Vityaz» at the finish of their preseason training humiliated the current Gagarin Cup winner «CSKA», beating them with an indecent score 5:0. The team, although without stars of the first magnitude, is nevertheless a "tough nut". For «Metallurg», this game will complete the home series, in which so far only two points have been scored thanks to the victory over «Severstal» 4:2.
As for «Vityaz», the team won one away match out of 2. Moreover, hockey players in the match against «Avtomobilist» could achieve a positive result, but in the end they lost in a bitter struggle 2:3. Legionnaires Ville Lajunen and Joonas Nattinen aren't on the peak of their forms, who during the preseason managed to establish themselves well.
For «Vityaz», the most important thing is to hold back wingers of «Metallurg», led by KHL record holder Sergei Mozyakin. If this will hapepen it will be quite possible to finish the game before overtime. It will be extremely difficult to do this, «Metallurg» will make every effort to complete the home series with a victory.
Favorite, of course, «Metallurg». But the bet Handicap «Vityaz» (+2.5), even with a small odds, is a very reliable option.