Free CFL Prediction: Eskimos vs Blue Bombers
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(7-0) Edmonton Eskimos vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5-2)
Date: Thursday August 17th, 2017
Time: 8:30 PM
Venue: Investors Group Field, Winnipeg
CFL ATS Betting Lines: Eskimos -1
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CFL Betting Total: 58.5
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It’s a huge Western conference showdown to kick off this week of the CFL season.
The first place Edmonton Eskimos make the trip to Investors Group Field to take on the third place Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The Eskimos won the last game played between these two teams by a final of 40-26.
The Edmonton Eskimos come into this game with a 7-0 record, which is the first time they have done that in 56 years.
The difference between this Eskimos team and other teams in the league are how well they have finished games. They have played in all kinds of close games. Every game besides once has finished within seven points.
The Eskimos are led by Mike Reilly who has been really good this year.
He comes into this game having thrown for over 2300 yards and 13 touchdowns. He has thrown a touchdown pass in his last 17 games, which is a franchise record.
To win this game it’s all going to come down to how they finish.
You have to figure this game is going to be another close one so they are going to have to be really good again when it matters the most.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
On the other side of this match up is the Winnipeg Blue Bombers who come into this game feeling like they have had a really good season so far this year.
They come into this game with a 5-2 record and third place in the Western conference. In their last game they played the Tiger-Cats who are the CFL’s worst team and they run up the score winning by a 39-12 total.
That type of score should really help their confidence for this game, and know that they have the ability to score a ton of points.
For the Blue Bombers to win the game it’s going to be a simple concept, they have to close out the game.
It’s going to be a close game, so they need to be ready to shine in the last five minutes on either offense or defense.
CFL Betting Trends:
- EDM are 9-4-2 ATS in their last 15 road games.
- Over is 11-5 in EDM last 16 games in August.
- WPG are 8-0 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- Over is 7-1 in WPG last 8 vs. West.
- Over is 12-3 in WPG last 15 games overall.
- EDM are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 meetings.
4* Free CFL Betting Prediction: Blue Bombers ML
The Eskimos have been so good at closing out games all season but that luck is going to run out in this one.
Grey Cup Free Score Prediction: Blue Bombers 31 – Eskimos 27
The Blue Bombers are going to get a really late score that will seal out the win, and hand the Eskimos their first loss of the season.
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