'Over' bettors cash big in CFL Week 1
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)
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)
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.