BC Lions vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Preview

Published on September 27th, 2013 2:51 pm EST

The 8-4 BC Lions will travel to Winnipeg to do battle against the 2-10 Blue Bombers on this week's edition of Friday Night Football.

The BC Lions, who will be led into action by backup QB Thomas DeMarco, will clinch a playoff spot with a victory tonight. In addition, the Lions need to win to keep pace with the 9-3 Calgary Stampeders.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers, on the other hand, are trying to rebound after a disastrous season. The Blue Bombers have been mired in chaos this season, and have now been relegated to the position of potential spoilers.

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The BC Lions are 5 1/2 point favourites tonight:

BC Lions, -5.5, 1.95
Winnipeg Blue Bombers, +5.5, 1.86

The money line:

BC Lions, 1.43
Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 2.90

So, a successful $100 wager on the Lions would return a total profit of $43, while a successful $100 bet on the Blue Bombers would return a total profit of $190 if they were to win the game straight up.

The over/under for this contest is set at 50.5 points:

Over 50.5 points, 1.90
Under 50.5 points, 1.90

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Can the Lions seal up a post season appearance with a victory tonight, or will the Blue Bombers play spoiler?

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