Eskimos at Lions 7/11/19 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions
CFL: 10:00 PM EST
Jul. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : EDM -2.5 Total 55.5
On Thursday, the Edmonton Eskimos put their 2-1 record on the line when they visit the 1-3 BC Lions. The Eskimos lost to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in their last outing 28-21. The Eskimos were unable to score a touchdown with all 21 points coming off seven field goals. Trevor Harris threw for 345 yards for Edmonton while CJ Gable rushed for 82 yards and Kenny Stafford had 108 yards receiving.
BC won its first game of the season Sunday night with an 18-17 victory over the Toronto Argonauts. The Lions were tied with just 40 seconds remaining, but BC was able to get into field position for a field goal but missed the 42-yarder only to be awarded one point and a win after Chris Rainey stepped on the goal line prior to grabbing the missed field goal.
Trevor Harris leads the Eskimos in passing with 1,086 yards and six touchdowns. C.J. Gable is leading in rushing with 347 yards, while Harris has rushed for two touchdowns. Greg Ellingson has 313 yards receiving and two touchdowns and Ricky Collins has 293 yards receiving.
Mike Reilly has thrown for 1,099 yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions for the Lions. The leading rusher for the Lions is John White with 230 yards and two touchdowns. Lemar Durant leads all receivers with 308 yards and four touchdowns, while Bryan Burnham has 280 yards receiving.
Recent Betting Trends:
Edmonton is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Eskimos last 5
BC is 1-4 in its last 5 versus West teams
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the last 5
Free Betting Pick: Edmonton Eskimos -2.5
Edmonton had its problems scoring versus Winnipeg with 7 field goals for all its 21 points in a loss. However, the offense is producing well with Trevor Harris under center will find a way to push the ball into the end zone against the Lions. Coming off a bye week, Edmonton has had plenty of time to fix its scoring problems. The Eskimos have covered the number in 5 of the last 7 meetings overall against BC. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Eskimos win and cover ATS 32-25