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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field.
Chad Simpson rushed for 75 yards and a score in the Blue Bombers' 37-14 loss to the Tiger-Cats in Week 9.
The Tiger-Cats managed to cover the big 10.5-point spread in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day's posted total (51.5).
Kory Sheets rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in Week 9 as the Roughriders picked up a 30-27 win over the Eskimos.
The Roughriders failed to cover the 3.5-point spread on the road in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the day's posted total (53).
Winnipeg has lost 6 straight games.
Saskatchewan has won 2 straight games.
Winnipeg: 1-7 SU, 3-5 ATS
Saskatchewan: 7-1 SU, 5-3 ATS
Winnipeg most recently:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
Saskatchewan most recently:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing on the road against Saskatchewan
Winnipeg is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Saskatchewan
Winnipeg is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Saskatchewan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Saskatchewan is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Winnipeg
Saskatchewan is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saskatchewan's last 6 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Winnipeg home to Saskatchewan, Sunday, September 8
Saskatchewan at Winnipeg, Sunday, September 8