Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5-5) vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders (5-4)
CFL Football: Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm (Mosaic Stadium)
The Line: Saskatchewan Roughriders -3.5 -- Over/Under: 54 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet Sunday in CFL action at Mosaic Stadium.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look for a spark of consistency to get a game above a .500 record. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have lost three of their last four road games. Chris Streveler is completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 727 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Streveler and Matt Nichols have combined for 17 touchdown passes and nine interceptions this season. Darvin Adams and Nic Demski have combined for 915 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Weston Dressler has 28 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 136.7 yards per contest, and Harris leads the way with 805 yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 25.3 points and 381.3 yards per game. Adam Bighill leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 58 tackles, Jackson Jeffcoat has five sacks and Kevin Fogg has three interceptions.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders could also use a victory here after splitting their last eight games. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have won three of their last five home games. Zach Collaros is completing 65.2 percent of his passes for 1,055 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions. Collaros and Brandon Bridge have combined for five touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. Jordan Williams-Lambert and Shaquelle Evans have combined for 736 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Naaman Roosevelt has 31 receptions. The Saskatchewan Roughriders ground game is averaging 113.4 yards per contest, and Tre Mason leads the way with 363 yards on 65 carries. Defensively, Saskatchewan is allowing 24.8 points and 335.1 yards per game. Samuel Eguavoen leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders with 41 tackles, Charleston Hughes has 12 sacks and Tobi Antigha has two interceptions.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have had some issues on the defensive end recently and things seem to get worse when they take the road. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have played their best ball by far at home and have put together back-to-back impressive victories to the point you have no choice but to start beleiving in this club. The Roughriders could be in for a nice stretch and need to take advantage here given there's a ton of road games on deck. I'll eat the reasonable chalk.