CFL Football - Preview
The Edmonton Eskimos and the British Columbia Lions will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at BC Place.
Hugh Charles ran for 152 yards in Week 16 to lead the Eskimos to a 37-20 win over the Roughriders.
The Eskimos easily covered the 1-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (48.5).
Travis Lulay threw for 343 yards in Week 16 as the Lions rolled to a 37-17 win over the Tiger-Cats.
The Lions managed to cover the 2.5-point spread on the road in that contest, while the combined score was a PUSH against the posted total (54).
Edmonton has won 2 straight games.
British Columbia has won 2 straight games.
Edmonton: 7-8 SU, 9-6 ATS
British Columbia: 11-4 SU, 7-8 ATS
Edmonton most recently:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
British Columbia most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing on the road against British Columbia
Edmonton is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
British Columbia is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
British Columbia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
British Columbia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of British Columbia's last 13 games
Edmonton at Montreal, Sunday, October 28
British Columbia at Calgary, Friday, October 26