Roughriders at Eskimos 8/2/18 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Edmonton Eskimos
CFL: 10:00 PM EST
Aug. 02, 2018
Latest Odds : EDM -9 Total 53
Off to a solid 3-3 start to the season, the Saskatchewan Roughriders travel to Edmonton to battle the Eskimos. In the competitive CFL Western Division every game is important, and the Roughriders are looking to upset the Eskimos.
Brandon Bridge has been solid at quarterback this season, for Saskatchewan filling in for the injured Zach Collaros and has thrown for 669 yards, 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions. Naaman Roosevelt is the top receiving target for the Roughriders and has 21 receptions for 237 yards and 3 touchdowns on the year. Shaq Evans is an additional player to watch for Saskatchewan and has 14 receptions for 196 yards on the year.
Sitting at 4-2 on the year, the Edmonton Eskimos are off to a solid start this season. With Calgary off to a perfect start on the season, every game is a must win for Edmonton at this point. The Eskimos play host to the Saskatchewan Roughriders and are looking for their fifth win of the season.
Mike Reilly is putting up solid numbers as usual this season at quarterback for the Eskimos and has thrown for 2063 yards, 13 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions. D’haquille Williams has been outstanding for the Eskimos this season and has 35 receptions for 672 yards and 5 touchdowns. Derel Walker is an additional player to watch for the Eskimos and has 31 receptions for 463 yards and 4 touchdowns on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Roughriders are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss.
Eskimos are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. West.
Under is 6-2 in Roughriders last 8 road games.
Over is 4-0 in Eskimos last 4 vs. West.
Free Betting Pick: Over 53
Without a doubt Edmonton will win this game but laying this big number just seems to many. The much better option is just playing the over total as both teams are coming off high scoring games and it's another high scoring game this week. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Eskimos win in high scoring over game 31-26.