Manuel Pellegrini takes his side to the Arena Khimki in the Champions League on Wednesday night, with Hugh Wilson backing the visitors to score over 2.5 goals
With Bayern Munich starting the group stages of the competition in fine form, it looks as though CSKA and City will fight it out for the second spot in Group D.
Manchester City come into this game after a fantastic win away at West Ham United in the Premier League.
This followed up another decent victory, as Manuel Pellegrini's side beat Everton 3-1 before the international break.
Despite losing to Aston Villa and Bayern Munich in recent weeks, City have started to look back to their best. Convincing wins against Manchester United, Viktoria Plzen and Wigan have got their season back on track in all competitions. Betway price them as favourites at 3/4 (1.75) to take three points in Russia.
CSKA have been in dire form of late, winning only one game in their last seven. That win did come in the Champions League, with Leonid Slutsky's side just managing to get past a weak Viktoria Plzen 3-2 at home.
With five losses in their last seven, the pressure is on the capital club, who won the Russian Premier League last season.
Betway don't give them much hope, pricing them at 7/2 (4.50) to win the match. The same firm back the draw at 13/5 (3.60).
With the both teams to score bet, over 2.5 goals bet and over 1.5 Man City goals bet all at 7/10 (1.70), it's worth looking elsewhere for a bet that stands out.
With City in free-scoring form, netting 21 goals in their last seven games, its certainly worth investing in Man City to bag over 2.5 goals at 12/5 (3.40) with Betway. It's also worth noting CSKA have struggled in defence of late, conceding 14 in their last seven games.
|Manchester City to score over 2.5 goals for a 2pt stake at 12/5 (3.40) with Betway
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