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Edmonton Eskimos vs. Toronto Argonauts CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 7/25/19

Toronto Argonauts at Edmonton Eskimos
Date & Time Thursday July 25, 2019, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Commonwealth Stadium
Edmonton, Alberta
The Line
The Line: Edmonton Eskimos -9 -- Over/Under: 53
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The Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos meet Thursday in CFL action at Commonwealth Stadium.

The Toronto Argonauts look for their first win of the season after a rough 0-5 record. The Toronto Argonauts haven’t won a road game since November of 2017. James Franklin is completing 66.7 percent of his passes for 435 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Franklin and McLeod Bethel-Thompson have combined for 1,594 passing yards and eight touchdowns this season. Derel Walker and Armanti Edwards have combined for 751 receiving yards and five touchdowns while James Wilder Jr. has 26 receptions. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 57.8 yards per contest, and Wilder Jr. leads the way with 161 yards and on 38 carries. Defensively, Toronto is allowing 37.6 points and 454.6 yards per game. Ian Wild leads the Toronto Argonauts with 26 tackles, Cleyon Laing has four sacks and Alden Darby has two interceptions.

The Edmonton Eskimos look for a win after splitting their last four games. The Edmonton Eskimos have won both home games this season. Trevor Harris is completing 71.9 percent of his passes for 1,633 yards, eight touchdowns and two interceptions. Harris has three or more touchdown passes in five of his last eight games. Greg Ellingson and Ricky Collins have combined for 792 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Kenny Stafford has 23 receptions. The Edmonton Eskimos ground game is averaging 100.4 yards per contest, and CJ Gable leads the way with 448 yards on 87 carries. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 20.4 points and 272.8 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Edmonton Eskimos with 23 tackles, Mike Moore has four sacks and Anthony Orange has one interception.

The Argonauts are 7-20 ATS in their last 27 road games, 0-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Eskimos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Argonauts are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings and the over is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Eskimos last 7 home games. The over is 4-0 in Argonauts last 4 games following a ATS win.

The Toronto Argonauts have shown they're the worst team in the league this season and are losing by an average of 22.6 points. The Edmonton Eskimos have been offensive machines at home this season, averaging 35.5 points and 508.5 total yards, and they're winning those games by an average of 11.5 points. The Argonauts have also been horrible ATS on the road dating back to the last three years. The Edmonton Eskimos should cruise in this contest. 

Edmonton Eskimos -9

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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