CFL Preview: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. British Columbia Lions

by Dirty on July 8, 2010

British Columbia Lions Football Betting The Saskatchewan Roughriders and the British Columbia Lions will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Empire Fields.

Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.

Darian Durant threw for 478 yards in Week 1 to lead the Roughriders to a 54-51 overtime win over the Alouettes.

The Alouettes had been favored by 3 points on the road in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night’s posted total (53.5).

Jamal Robertson carried the ball 11 times for 168 yards with a touchdown in Week 1 as the Lions defeated the Eskimos 25-10. The Lions won that game as 4-point underdogs, while the 35 points went UNDER the posted total of 54 set by oddsmakers.

Paul McCallum booted six field goals in the win for the Lions, while Casey Printers threw for 218 yards.

Team records:
Saskatchewan: 1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS
British Columbia: 1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS

Saskatchewan most recently:
When playing in July are 8-2
When playing on turf are 5-4-1
After outgaining opponent are 4-5-1
When playing on within the conference are 5-4-1

British Columbia most recently:
When playing in July are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan’s last 5 games when playing on the road against British Columbia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saskatchewan’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saskatchewan’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Saskatchewan’s last 9 games when playing British Columbia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of British Columbia’s last 5 games when playing at home against Saskatchewan
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of British Columbia’s last 9 games when playing Saskatchewan
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of British Columbia’s last 8 games at home
British Columbia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Saskatchewan

Next up:
Saskatchewan home to Edmonton, Saturday, July 17
British Columbia home to Montreal, Friday, July 16

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