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British Columbia Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders

The British Columbia Lions and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field.

Thomas DeMarco passed for 301 yards and two scores in the Lions' 40-26 loss to the Stampeders in Week 16.

The Stampeders managed to cover the 6-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (53.5).

Kory Sheets rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown in Week 16 as the Roughriders picked up a 14-9 victory over the Eskimos.

The Roughriders failed to cover the 10-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score fell well UNDER the day's posted total (54.5).

Current streak:
British Columbia has lost 2 straight games.
Saskatchewan has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
British Columbia: 9-6 SU, 7-8 ATS
Saskatchewan: 10-5 SU, 7-8 ATS

British Columbia most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Saskatchewan most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of British Columbia's last 5 games when playing Saskatchewan
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of British Columbia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Saskatchewan
The total has gone OVER in 5 of British Columbia's last 6 games on the road
British Columbia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Saskatchewan
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan's last 5 games when playing at home against British Columbia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan's last 5 games when playing British Columbia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan's last 6 games
Saskatchewan is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
British Columbia home to Edmonton, Friday, October 25
Saskatchewan at Calgary, Saturday, October 26