Blue Bombers vs. Lions
CFL Football: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm (Investors Group Field)
The Line: Blue Bombers -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The BC Lions and Winnipeg Blue Bombers meet Saturday in CFL action at Investors Group Field.
The BC Lions are getting desperate for a victory after losing six of their last seven games. The BC Lions have lost four straight road games. Jonathon Jennings is completing 64 percent of his passes for 2,607 yards, nine touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Jennings and Travis Lulay have combined for 19 touchdown passes and 20 interceptions this season. Bryan Burnham and Emmanuel Arceneaux have combined for 1,790 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Jeremiah Johnson has 39 receptions. The BC Lions ground game is averaging 96.3 yards per contest, and Johnson leads the way with 787 yards and eight touchdowns. Defensively, BC is allowing 26.6 points and 383.9 yards per game. Solomon Elimimian leads the BC Lions with 108 tackles, Craig Roh has eight sacks and Ronnie Yell has three interceptions.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this season. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have won five of their last six home games. Matt Nichols is completing 70.7 percent of his passes for 4,002 yards, 27 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Nichols has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last six games. Darvin Adams and Andrew Harris have combined for 1,883 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Clarence Denmark has 53 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 107 yards per contest, and Harris leads the way with 819 yards and six touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 28.7 points and 416.8 yards per game. Taylor Loffler leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 58 tackles, Jamaal Westerman has seven sacks and Chris Randle has five interceptions.
The Lions are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games, 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 games in October and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games, 4-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games overall. The Lions are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Winnipeg, 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings and the over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
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