The Saskatchewan Roughriders meet the BC Lions in CFL action at the Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday evening.
Both these teams have made poor starts to the season, with both having registered just a single win each to date, with the Roughriders having played four games and the BC Lions five. It leaves them currently sitting next to bottom and bottom respectively in the FL Western Division standings, so both teams could certainly do with a victory here.
Saskatchewan Roughriders Stats
For the Riders, Cody Fajardo has a 71.1 percent pass completion rate for 945 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions this season. Fajardo and Isaac Harker have combined for 1,145 passing yards and four touchdowns.
Kyran Moore and Shaquelle Evans have combined for 554 receiving yards and two touchdowns, while Naaman Roosevelt has 15 receptions.
BC Lions Stats
For the BC Lions, Mike Reilly has a 66.7 percent pass completion rate for 1,256 yards, five touchdowns and five interceptions. Reilly has at least one touchdown pass in 20 of his last 23 games.
Bryan Burnham and Lemar Durant have combined for 662 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Duron Carter has 24 receptions.
Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions Betting Lines & Pick
Saskatchewan has had the better performances this season, particularly in terms of the offensive line. They’ve also had the better of things against the BC lions in recent meetings, winning the last three those games by an average of 18.3 points.
With regards to CFL betting predictions, the Riders are coming off a bye week and with home field advantage they have to be the tips to secure a much-needed win here.
On the Point Spread, the CFL betting line on the Riders -5.0 is -108 (1.93) at Sports Interaction, with odds of -112 (1.89) for the BC Lions +5.0.