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The Calgary Stampeders and the Edmonton Eskimos will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Commonwealth Stadium.
Kevin Glenn threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns in Week 16 to lead the Stampeders to a 40-26 win over the Lions.
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).
Mike Reilly was intercepted twice in the Eskimos' 14-9 loss to the Roughriders in Week 16.
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).
Calgary has won 3 straight games.
Edmonton has lost 3 straight games.
Calgary: 12-3 SU, 10-5 ATS
Edmonton: 3-12 SU, 7-8 ATS
Calgary most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2
Edmonton most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Calgary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Calgary is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
Calgary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Edmonton's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Edmonton's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing Calgary
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Edmonton's last 10 games when playing at home against Calgary
Calgary home to Saskatchewan, Saturday, October 26
Edmonton at British Columbia, Friday, October 25