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BC Lions at Saskatchewan Roughriders 7/29/22 - CFL Picks & Predictions

Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions Odds & Info

Game Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions
Date & Time Friday July 29, 2022, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mosaic Stadium At Taylor Field Regina, Canada
Latest odds
BC -2.5 ; O/U 49.5
TV Channel
ESPN2

The BC Lions look to win the fifth game of the season on Friday when visiting the Saskatchewan Roughriders. BC is 4-1 and tied for second in the West division with Calgary, 2 ½ games behind the first-place Winnipeg Blue Bombers. BC defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17-12 last Thursday. Nathan Rourke passed for 250 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. BC is scoring an average of 35.2 points per game which is first in the CFL and is allowing an average of 20.8 points per game which is second.

Nathan Rourke has passed for 1,605 yards with 14 touchdowns and six interceptions. The leading rusher for BC is James Butler with 319 yards and three touchdowns. The leading receiver is Dominique Rhymes with 413 yards and four touchdowns receptions. BC is first in the CFL in total offense at 447.2 yards per game, including a CFL highs of 326.4 yards per game passing and 120.8 yards per game rushing. BC is first in total defense allowing an average of only 330.8 yards per game.

Saskatchewan looks for its fifth victory of the season when hosting BC on Friday. The Roughriders are 4-3 and fourth in the West division. Saskatchewan was defeated by the Toronto Argonauts 31-21 on Sunday evening. Jake Dolegala threw for 131 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the loss. Saskatchewan is fourth in points scored with an average of 26.1 points per game and fourth in points allowed with an average of 22.9 points per game.

Cody Fajardo has passed for 1,488 yards with eight touchdowns and five interceptions. The leading rusher for Saskatchewan is Jamal Morrow with 437 yards and two touchdowns. Kian Schaffer-Baker leads all receivers with 370 yards and three touchdowns, while D’Haquille Williams has 319 yards receiving and three touchdown receptions. Saskatchewan is seventh in total offense averaging 357.0 yards per game and fourth in total defense, averaging 355.3 yards per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • BC is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Lions last 5
  • Saskatchewan is 4-3 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Roughriders last 5

Free CFL Pick:

BC Lions -2.5

BC is battling for the top spot in the West division with first place Winnipeg and second place Calgary. The Lions are No. 1 in total offense and in total defense. BC is also first in points scored with an average of 35.2 points per game and allows the second fewest points per game at 20.8. Saskatchewan has failed to cover the number in each of the last two and ranks next to last in total offense. Final Score Prediction, BC Lions win and cover ATS 35-13.

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