Roughriders vs. Eskimos
CFL Football: Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Mosaic Stadium)
The Line: Roughriders -4 -- Over/Under: 54 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Edmonton Eskimos and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet Saturday in CFL action at Mosaic Stadium.
The Edmonton Eskimos look to stay hot heading into the playoffs while building on their four-game winning streak. The Edmonton Eskimos have split their last six road games. Mike Reilly is completing 67.9 percent of his passes for 5,536 yards, 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Reilly has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last six games. Brandon Zylstra and D'haquille Williams have combined for 2,330 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Vidal Hazelton has 50 receptions. The Edmonton Eskimos ground game is averaging 96.2 yards per contest, and LaDarius Perkins leads the way with 365 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 28.4 points and 364.8 yards per game. Kenny Ladler leads the Edmonton Eskimos with 81 tackles, Odell Willis has eight sacks and Johnny Adams has two interceptions.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders also look to keep the ball rolling after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have won four of their last six home games. Kevin Glenn is completing 68.3 percent of his passes for 3,975 yards, 25 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Glenn has two or more touchdown passes in four of his last eight games. Duron Carter and Naaman Roosevelt have combined for 2,078 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while Bakari Grant has 81 receptions. The Saskatchewan Roughriders ground game is averaging 81.5 yards per contest, and Cameron Marshall leads the way with 543 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Saskatchewan is allowing 23.6 points and 366.5 yards per game. Henoc Muamba leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders with 76 tackles, Willie Jefferson has eight sacks and Ed Gainey has 10 interceptions.
The Eskimos are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win. The Roughriders are 6-15 ATS in their last 21 Saturday games, 11-5-2 ATS in their last 18 games in November and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Eskimos are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings, the under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Saskatchewan and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Both of these teams have offenses that have been pretty consistent this season, and the numbers have picked up recently along with the winning. Edmonton and Saskatchewan are averaging a combined 64.3 points and over 800 yards of offense in their last three games. The over is 4-1 in the last five times these teams have met and the over is 10-4 in Edmonton's last 14 games overall. Instead of trying to figure out which one of these teams will continue their hot streak, expect some fireworks, and side with the over.