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The Calgary Stampeders and the British Columbia Lions will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at BC Place.
Jon Cornish ran for 175 yards and four touchdowns in Week 7 as the Stampeders picked up a 42-27 win over the Roughriders.
The Stampeders covered the 2.5-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (56.5).
Travis Lulay passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns in Week 6 as the Lions pulled out a 27-20 win over the Blue Bombers.
The Lions failed to cover the 11.5-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the night's posted total (50.5).
Calgary has won 4 straight games.
Calgary: 5-1 SU, 5-1 ATS
British Columbia: 4-2 SU, 3-3 ATS
Calgary most recently:
When playing in August are 9-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 7-3
British Columbia most recently:
When playing in August are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Calgary's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Calgary's last 7 games on the road
Calgary is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing on the road against British Columbia
British Columbia is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of British Columbia's last 6 games when playing at home against Calgary
British Columbia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of British Columbia's last 6 games when playing Calgary
Calgary at Toronto, Friday, August 23
British Columbia at Montreal, Thursday, August 22