CFL Football - Preview
The fans at Commonwealth Stadium will be treated to a game between the Calgary Stampeders and the Edmonton Eskimos when they take their seats on Friday.
The Stampeders put up 24 points in the first quarter in Week 18 and then cruised to a 41-21 win over the Lions.
The Stampeders managed to cover the 3.5-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (50).
Matt Nichols had 230 passing yards in the Eskimos' 27-25 loss to the Alouettes in Week 18.
The Alouettes failed to cover the 5-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day's posted total (52.5).
Calgary has won 3 straight games.
Edmonton has lost 2 straight games.
Calgary: 11-6 SU, 9-8 ATS
Edmonton: 7-10 SU, 10-7 ATS
Calgary most recently:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Edmonton most recently:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Calgary is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
Edmonton is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing at home against Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home