CFL Pro Football Saturday Sports Betting Match Ups August 3, 2019

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The CFL has moved into Week 8 and on the schedule for Saturday August 3rd is a single game over national television to the satisfaction of Canadian Football League bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 7PM Eastern Time on ESPN2 TV as the Calgary Stampeders will host the Edmonton Eskimos. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Edmonton Eskimos favored by -1 point with the over under line set at 47 points.

Both teams enter play with a 4-2 record. Edmonton 1-2 on the road and Calgary 2-1 at home. The teams meet for the first time this season. Last year each team won in their home stadium. Edmonton has a road win at BC 33-6 and dropped games at Winnipeg and Montreal. They bounced back in the win column following the 26-0 home victory last week to Toronto. The Eskimos were able to build on their 13-0 first half lead. They enjoyed a +2 turnover margin. Edmonton quarterback Trevor Harris completed 27 of 39 passes for 298 yards. Eskimos got production from running back Shaquille Cooper who rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown for 5.8 yards per run. Argonauts were held to only 207 yards of offense and only 13 first downs. On the season Edmonton is holding opponents to 17 points and 261 yards per game. Edmonton is hoping that running back CJ Gable can return healthy into the lineup after missing last weeks game. Gable returned to practice this week.

Calgary enters play on a two game winning streak. Team comes off the 17-16 road win at Ottawa but not covering as a -6 betting odds favorite. Stampeders win on a Rene Paredes field goal with eight seconds remaining and it held up. Calgary quarterback Nick Arbuckle completed 30 of 37 passes for 370 yards. Each team had three turnovers. Stampeders need to clean up the three lost fumbles in their win. Defensively the team held the RedBlacks to only 221 yards offensively and 13 first downs. On the year the Stampeders have done a good job in defending the run holding opponents to 3.9 yards per carry. Calgary has won 10 of their past 14 at home against the Eskimos.

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