CFL Preview: Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders

by Dirty on September 4, 2011

Betting on Saskatchewan Roughriders Football The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Bombers listed as 3-point favorites versus the Roughriders, while the game’s total is sitting at 49½.

Buck Pierce tossed two touchdown passes in Week 9 to lead the Blue Bombers to a 30-27 win over the Tiger-Cats.

The Blue Bombers failed to cover the 3.5-point spread in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night’s posted total (49).

Darian Durant threw two TD passes in the Roughriders’ 24-18 loss to the Argonauts in Week 8.

The Argos managed to cover the 3-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the night’s posted total (54).

Current streak:
Winnipeg has won 5 straight games.
Saskatchewan has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Winnipeg: 7-1 SU, 7-0-1 ATS
Saskatchewan: 1-7 SU, 1-7 ATS

Winnipeg most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

Saskatchewan most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Winnipeg is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Winnipeg’s last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Winnipeg’s last 8 games
Saskatchewan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Saskatchewan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Saskatchewan’s last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan’s last 6 games

Next up:
Winnipeg home to Saskatchewan, Sunday, September 11
Saskatchewan at Winnipeg, Sunday, September 11

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