Maccabi Tel Aviv vs CSKA. Will the "soldiers" continue to move up?

The 26th round of the Euroleague is preparing several high-profile signs for basketball fans at once. Maccabi Tel Aviv gave a series of three victories in a row, but still stumbled. The team almost ironically flies past the playoffs of the competition, which can be a serious blow. A big problem is the lack of understanding between the players, open conflicts happen on the floor.

CSKA consistently wins back against the representatives of the lower part of the standings. "CSKA" just perfectly learned how to take their points, in some matches they do it in economy mode. But a certain problem may be that the team does not perform well on the road.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Maccabi Tel Aviv vs CSKA

Maccabi Tel Aviv

Maccabi Tel Aviv has been churning out victories for a long stretch of the calendar. He successively dealt with three opponents - Olympiakos (84:69), Alba (87:78) and Zalgiris (94:78). But the last match put everything in its place. The team lost to the German Bavaria with a score of 52:70, literally fell apart. The realization of our own throws let us down especially badly, practically nothing worked in the attack. There were no strong failures in defense, but even 70 points for the opponent's eyes were enough to win. Therefore, the team was simply obliged to work on the mistakes in order to correct the current state of affairs.


CSKA removed all questions about getting into the playoffs, there is practically no doubt about it. The team has a fairly simple calendar for the regular season finish line, so it shouldn't fail completely. In the last meeting, she won a landslide victory, which definitely gave her self-confidence. The team seized the initiative from the very opening face-off and literally smashed Alba with a score of 91:72. Another chic duel was held by Milutinov, who has recently firmly become one of the leaders of this squad. The basketball player scored 21 points and made 11 rebounds, dominated under his ring. The rest of the performers did not show off their performance, but they also played quite usefully, which brought the final success. But now the “soldiers” are waiting for a more serious test of strength.

Maccabi Tel Aviv vs CSKA

History of the confrontation

The teams have faced each other 30 times up to this point in the open spaces of various championships. The most obvious advantage is on the side of CSKA, which sent 22 wins to its piggy bank. The remaining eight matches were reserved by Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball players. The last head-to-head match took place in November 2021 as part of the Euroleague. Then the teams met each other on the floor of the Megasport Arena in Moscow. The fiery match ended with the victory of the "soldiers" with a score of 74:73, everything was decided in the last moments of the meeting.

ODDs from download 1xbet

The bookmaker 1xBet believes that Maccabi Tel Aviv has not such a good chance of winning. They offer to bet on it with a coefficient of 2.664. But CSKA looks like a favorite and a real contender for success. You can win a potential away victory with a coefficient of 1.53. The base total of the match is set at 161.5 points. You can bet on its penetration with a coefficient of 1.9, the reverse option is allowed to play for 1.8. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Maccabi Tel Aviv does not have a difficult schedule of competitions, it does not look the best. And even a winning streak of three matches could not seriously improve the situation. It is for this reason that it will be interesting to see whether the team will be able to put up a worthy resistance to a formidable opponent at least on the home court. CSKA is steadily gaining points with the representatives of the lower part of the Euroleague standings. Therefore, now he can cope with the task. In addition, the leaders really felt the taste of victory. We predict that the Moscow "CSKA" will be stronger than the opponent with a handicap of (-4.5) points.

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