Edmonton Eskimos vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Odds & Info
|Game||Edmonton Eskimos vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Date & Time||Friday August 23, 2019, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
EDM -3.5 Total 47
On Friday, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers look for a second straight victory when they visit the Edmonton Eskimos. The Blue Bombers defeated the BC Lions 32-16 last Thursday. Starting quarterback Matt Nichols was injured late in the victory and his status for Friday is unknown. Chris Streveler could start in Nichols’ place if the Blue Bombers signal caller cannot play.
Edmonton picked up a win on the road in its last outing by defeating the Toronto Argonauts 41-26. Quarterback Trevor Harris passed for 420 yards with three touchdowns and rushed for a pair of TDs as well in the highest scoring game of the season thus far for the Eskimos. The Eskimos won their first in Toronto in three years and must prepare for the 7-2 Blue Bombers on Friday.
Matt Nichols leads the Blue Bombers with 1,936 yards passing, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Andrew Harris leads all rushers with 819 yards, while Chris Streveler has five touchdowns on the ground. The leading receiver is Lucky Whitehead with 31 receptions for 360 yards and two touchdowns.
Trevor Harris leads the Eskimos in passing with 3.051 yards 13 touchdowns and two interceptions. C.J. Gable is leading in rushing with 667 yards. Ricky Collins leads the Eskimos in receiving with 48 receptions for 740 yards and three touchdowns, while Greg Ellingson has 50 receptions for 690 yards and four touchdowns.
Recent Betting Trends
Winnipeg is 7-3 ATS in last 10 versus West opponents
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Eskimos last 10 versus West opponents
Edmonton is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 played on Friday
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Eskimos last 7
Free CFL Pick:
Winnipeg has covered the number in 5 of the last 7 head-to-head. Winnipeg may by without starting QB Matt Nichols but Chris Streveler has proved to be a worthy backup. Winnipeg has covered the number in 12 of its last 17 overall while Edmonton has failed to cover each of its last 5 following win ATS. Final Scored Prediction, Winnipeg Blue Bombers win and cover ATS 27-24