Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3-4) vs. Toronto Argonauts (4-2)
CFL Football: Friday August 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Investors Group Field)
The Line: Winnipeg Blue Bombers +6 -- Over/Under: 49 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Toronto Argonauts and Winnipeg Blue Bombers meet Friday night at Investors Group Field.
The Toronto Argonauts look to build on their impressive 4-2 start. Trevor Harris is completing 75 percent of his passes for 1,819 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. Ricky Ray is questionable with a shoulder injury. Vidal Hazelton and Kevin Elliott have combined for close to 700 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Tori Gurley has four touchdowns on 23 catches. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 71.8 yards per contest, and Brandon Whitaker leads the way with 297 yards on 47 carries. Defensively, the Toronto Argonauts are allowing 27.2 points and 369.7 yards per game. Gregory Jones leads the Argonauts with 37 tackles, Devin Smith has two interceptions and Euclid Cummings has three sacks.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to get back to a .500 record with a win. Drew Willy is completing 68.6 percent of his passes for 1,434 yards, eight touchdowns and three interceptions. Willy has three touchdowns and one pick in his last two games. Darvin Adams and Clarence Denmark have combined for close to 700 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Nick Moore has one touchdown on 28 catches. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 97.3 yards per contest, and Paris Cotton leads the way with 268 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 30 points and 401.3 yards per game. Khalil Bass leads the Blue Bombers with 35 tackles, Johnny Adams has four interceptions and Jamaal Westerman has five sacks.
The Argonauts are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games in August and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 1-4-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-9-2 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Argonauts are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Winnipeg and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings overall.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have been a fairly solid team so far this season and have had their moments where they look like one of the better teams in the league. While Toronto looks like the better team right now, I love the value of the Blue Bombers and the points. Winnipeg has a shot to win outright.