The past 2 years, “The Computer” was 80-52 in 2011 (No bets, just tracking), and 50-36 last year +18.1 Units ROI. Only good things lie ahead for year 3 as it’s already started its raw projections at 10-8.
The CFL will be broadcast at least once a week on either NBC Sports Network, ESPN2, or ESPN3 (online) this year, and all playoff games will be televised including the championship game – The Grey Cup.
BC Lions -3.5 @ Edmonton Eskimos – O/U 49.5 – TSN (Can), ESPN2 (US)
Head to Head 2012 – BC 2-1
Edm 27@BC 14 (Wk4)
BC 19@Edm 18 (Wk13)
Edm 19@BC 39(Wk 17)
BC 2013 Schedule (Most recent first)
Tor 16@BC 24 Under 49.5
BC 32@Cal 44 Over 49.5
Edmonton Eskimos 2013 Schedule (Most recent first)
Edm 30@Ham 20 Over 49.5
Sask 39@Edm 18 Over 49.5
Motown’s Money Analysis
The big story tonight is Edm QB Mike Reilly facing his former team. After a considerably better effort last week going 14-22-136 with 2 TD’s and no INT’s, the scary part is that the Eskimos haven’t yet found a lot of chemistry thus far in the passing game. Edm RB Charles has 11 carries for 119 yards last week, and Reilly himself ran for 54. This could still be a number of weeks before the Eskimos really open up the passing game but as it stands, the priority is clearly establishing the run before the pass early in the season.
BC had a much better game as well in week 2 where QB Lulay went 20-34 for 249, 1 TD and 1 INT. RB Harris also had his first 100 yard game which again is where BC wants to establish themselves. Yes it’s ironic in the CFL teams want to establish the run first, but in the big open field it’s always a strategy of coaches to setup 2nd down and short with all the open space that receivers can run in.
Early in the season this has the makings of a controlled, possession type game that both defenses will be highly motivated as Western teams playing each other tend to make it a little more personal seeing each other much more often.
The Computer projects a slight edge in the spread on Edmonton to cover 3.5 but it really likes the under by almost 5 points. I will wager a little extra on the larger edge with a small bet going on the Esks at home with more than a field goal.
Dyce for Dummies
The Lions haven’t managed to own the Eskimos lately. They only managed to beat Edmonton by 1 last season when they travelled to the Eskimos. And they split the series last year 1-3. Advantage Eskimos.
In their 3 match ups last season only 1 game, the last one, went over 50 points. Advantage the under.
BC/Edmonton 2 Units – Under 49.5 ($22 to return $42)
Edmonton +3.5 – 1 Unit ($11 to return $21)
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“The Computer” has been providing raw statistics, and forecast modeling along with situational trends for the past 3 years in nearly every North American sport with a combined record of 2929-2591-130 since April 2010 for a net return of a whopping +495 units. ($4950 based on a $10 per game bet).
Motown Fisher is a seasoned veteran of the wagering world that uses “The Computer” regularly alongside with his own handicapping techniques to predict sporting events.
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