CSKA Moscow square up with Manchester United in Group A of their Uefa Champions League encounter at the VEB Arena.
Viktor Goncharenko's side started their campaign on a fine note with a 2-1 victory over Benfica in Lisbon and they have won their last five games in Europe. They are also in second spot in the Russian top flight with 23 points from 11 games.
However, the Horses have not been so impressive in their last two games, with a loss and a draw and going by the superior strength of their visitors, Bet9ja has tagged them underdogs at the price of (5.40).
The encounter is expected to be a tense one as both sides have been in imperious form this term, winning their last four outings. Also, both sides are at par on head to head. Therefore, it is likely that the challenge will end in a no-winner, no-vanquish outcome at odds of (3.75).
For United, they will welcome Eric Bailly back to the fold after serving a three-match European ban. The Europa League champions will hope to build on the 3-0 bashing of Basel in their first game and will also be looking to replicate their unbeaten Premier League form in the fixture. The betting company is offering (1.68) for them to win.
The last time both sides met, Jose Mourinho’s charges ran away with a 1-0 narrow victory, as such goals will not be expected to be at the premium. Bet9ja offers (1.72) for not more than two goals to surface in the challenge while a double chance for the Old Trafford outfit stands at (1.13).
The Red Devils have scored the curtain raiser in their last four engagements and bookies put up (1.50) for same to repeat itself here.