Winnipeg vs Saskatchewan 2018 CFL Western Division Semifinals Odds

Winnipeg vs Saskatchewan 2018 CFL Western Division Semifinals Odds

Written by on November 5, 2018

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers head to Saskatchewan to take on the Rough Riders in the 2018 CFL Western Division Semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Blue Bombers and Rough Riders battled it out plenty of times this season with both teams getting wins in the rivalry. Who takes it and moves into the Canadian Football League Playoffs? Let’s see what the CFL odds have to say about this game!

Winnipeg vs Saskatchewan 2018 CFL Western Division Semifinals Odds

  • When: Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 pm ET
  • Where: Mosaic Stadium, Regina, Saskatchewan, CN
  • TV: TSN Network
  • Live Stream: CFL Live
  • ATS Odds: TBA
  • Over/Under Total Odds: TBA

Why are the Winnipeg Blue Bombers a good bet ATS?

The Blue Bombers rank first in rushing yards per game, 134.9, and points per game, 30.6. Winnipeg likes to control the clock with their rushing attack. They don’t get sucked into throwing the football all over the field.

It’s been very successful the past couple of months as Winnipeg went 5-1 straight up in their last 6 games. The lone loss was in Week 21. Edmonton beat Winnipeg 33-24. By that game, though, the Blue Bombers had all already nailed down a spot in the Western Division Semifinals.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 30.6
  • Total Yards: 379.9
  • Pass Yards: 244.9
  • Rush Yards: 134.9
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 23.3
  • Total Yards: 366.6
  • Pass Yards: 267.4
  • Rush Yards: 99.2

Why are the Saskatchewan Rough Riders a good bet ATS?

Saskatchewan’s been fantastic against the spread at home, going 4-1 in their last 5 in their own building and 6-3 overall. Like Winnipeg, the Rough Riders also went 5-1 SU in their final 6 games of the season.

Unlike Winnipeg, Saskatchewan’s loss occurred before Week 21, an 0-31 loss to Winnipeg on Oct. 13. But, that loss happened on the road. The Rough Riders can turn the tables on the Blue Bombers because the Western Division Semifinals take place in Saskatchewan.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 25
  • Total Yards: 332.5
  • Pass Yards: 220.6
  • Rush Yards: 111.9
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 24.7
  • Total Yards: 337.8
  • Pass Yards: 245.8
  • Rush Yards: 92
CFL Football Betting Trends for Winnipeg vs Saskatchewan 
  • Blue Bombers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Division Semifinals Games
  • Blue Bombers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Saskatchewan
  • Rough Riders are 1-4-2 ATS in their last 7 Divisions Semifinals Games
  • Rough Riders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games

Winnipeg vs Saskatchewan Final CFL Betting Analysis

Before Winnipeg dominated the Rough Riders on Oct. 13, they had beaten Winnipeg two games in a row. On Sep. 2, Saskatchewan won 31-23 at home. On Sep. 8, they beat the Blue Bombers 32-27 on the road.

The Rough Riders boast the first ranked defense in CFL in yards allowed per. Opponents average 337.8 against Saskatchewan. Although that’s true, and the trends point to a Rough Riders win and cover, Winnipeg was on a 5-0 SU and ATS streak until losing to Edmonton.

The Blue Bombers have been the overall most impressive team in the final month of the CFL Regular Season. Winnipeg has a big shot at the moneyline upset.

2018 CFL Western Division Semifinals Odds: Winnipeg Blue Bombers moneyline
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