Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2-3) vs. Toronto Argonauts (1-3)
CFL Football: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm (BMO Field)
The Line: Toronto Argonauts PK -- Over/Under: 50.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts meet Saturday in CFL action at BMO Field.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look for their second road victory of the season to get back to a .500 record. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have split their last eight road games. Chris Streveler is completing 62.6 percent of his passes for 615 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. Streveler and Matt Nichols have combined for seven touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. Darvin Adams and Weston Dressler have combined for 447 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Andrew Harris has 20 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 171 yards per contest, and Harris leads the way with 449 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 22.6 points and 368.2 yards per game. Adam Bighill leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 34 tackles, Tristan Okpalaugo has three sacks and Kevin Fogg has two interceptions.
The Toronto Argonauts look for their second home victory of the season to climb out of an early 1-3 hole. The Toronto Argonauts have won five of their last seven home games. James Franklin is completing 68.9 percent of his passes for 580 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Franklin now has a combined 93 pass attempts the last two seasons. S.J. Green and James Wilder Jr. have combined for 423 receiving yards on 37 receptions while Armanti Edwards has 12 receptions. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 81.2 yards per contest, and Wilder leads the way with 222 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Toronto is allowing 25.2 points and 418.5 yards per game. Alden Darby leads the Toronto Argonauts with 19 tackles, Cleyon Laing has three sacks and Ronnie Yell has one interception.
The Blue Bombers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games, 16-5 ATS in their last 21 road games and 17-8 ATS in their last 25 games overall. The Argonauts are 4-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record, 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games in July and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The home team has won seven of the last nine meetings between Winnipeg and Toronto. However, the Toronto Argonauts haven't looked good so far this season and are being outscored by 10 points. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are coming off a bad loss, but they're still outscoring teams by 9.6 points on the season and have been much more consistent offensively. Winnipeg has also been a money making machine ATS both overall and on the road. In fact, the Blue Bombers have coverd 13 of their last 16 games on the road. In a pick em spot, give me the better team that also has impressive trends in its favor.