'Over' bettors cash big in CFL Week 1

Jun 30, 2013 |
The ‘over’ went a perfect 4-0 in Week 1 CFL openers,

The eight teams combined to score 277 points in Week 1 (69.25 points per game) with the Calgary Stampeders leading the way with 44 points in their opener against the BC Lions. The two clubs played 24 points over the 52-point total.

In fact, the four openers played over their respective totals by a combined average of 17 points.

Here are some of the biggest adjustments on the CFL futures board after Week 1:

Saskatchewan Roughriders (1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS, 1-0 over/under)

Opened:
+800
After Week 1: +400

The Roughriders destroyed the Edmonton Eskimos at Commonwealth Stadium, 39-18, on Saturday. The Green Riders received a 131 yard-effort from RB Kory Sheets and put four offensive TDs on the board. Saskatchewan’s focus now turns to its Week 2 home opener against the Calgary Stampeders.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (0-1 SU, 0-1 ATS, 1-0 over/under)

Opened: +1700
After Week 1: +2200

Oddsmakers opened the Blue Bombers as the biggest underdogs in the league and their odds have tumbled further after falling 38-33 to the Montreal Alouettes in the season opener.
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