CSKA vs UNICS. The main match of the month in VTB United League

On November 10, CSKA Moscow hosts UNICS Kazan in the ninth match of the VTB United League 2022/23. The game will take place on the basketball court of the Krylatskoye sports complex in Moscow.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on CSKA vs UNICS


Behind already eight matches of the VTB United League, and the "soldiers" have no defeats. CSKA didn't win the championship last season. In the summer, some star basketball players left the club and the coach left, but Muscovites still remained the elite of Russia. They prove it in action. Milutinov is the main figure of the updated team.

CSKA has some advantages in the match against UNICS. Capital basketball players before this meeting have more time to rest, besides, they play at home, and this is the support of the stands, and the absence of an exhausting move. Well, on paper, the “soldiers” will be more powerful than Kazan, they want everything here is a little conditional.

The Swede traditionally scores a lot (on average 18.6 per match). It is he who will disperse the attacks of the hosts of the site in the upcoming meeting. He is also the club's leader in assists (5.6 per game). Milutinov can help him ahead. Serb this season is gaining 14.5 points per meeting. Although Nikola is also very useful on the shield (8.3 rebounds per battle).


The updated squad of Velimir Perasovich seemed to have become better than the former financially expensive squad. After eight matches in the VTB United League, Kazan are 8/0 behind CSKA only on points difference. In general, this component could have been leveled in the last battle against Minsk, but the coach gave the leaders a rest before leaving for Moscow, so everything is now exactly like that.

Labery is UNICS' top rebounder in the tournament (six goals per game). Dimitrievich is the main point guard of the competition. He distributes 8.3 assists per game per game. Reynolds is the club's points leader. On average, he sends 17.6 points to the opponent's basket per battle.


History of the confrontation

Last season, the clubs sorted out the relationship four times. Twice they competed in the VTB United League and the same number of times in the Euroleague. In the international competition, the teams had 1:1 in terms of victories. "CSKA" took their match with a score of 86:75 on the road, and Kazan - 88:67 on the road. In the VTB League 2021/22, both battles went to UNICS (69:64 in Kazan and 105:103 in Moscow in the third overtime after 77:77 in regular time). This summer, the clubs crossed paths in the group stage of the VTB Super Cup. In this battle, luck smiled on the capital (76:71).

Odds from download 1xbet

CSKA has been the leader of Russian basketball for years. The bookmakers believe in stability. The home team's win is priced at 1.39. The away team's win is at 3.26. Total under 160.5 is at 1.95. If you choose to bet on exceeding this mark, the bank will also increase by 1.95. A handicap of 1 (-3) is worth 1.49. The odds are 2.8 for a draw in quarters. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

First-class teams meet. They have both bright leaders and clear interaction between the five on the pitch. The game will be even, but at the decisive moment Milutinov will score. He will work from behind to pick up the loose balls on the boards, and he will also break down his opponent's defensive midfield to put the decisive points in the basket. CSKA will win (Victory 1), but without a wild card advantage in terms of scoring - a handicap of 1 (-3), and the match itself will be quite productive - Total more (160.5). The teams will take a couple of quarters each.

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