(The Spread) - It’s Week 7 of the 2011 CFL season and odds makers have released prop odds for this weekend’s games.
Hamilton wide receiver Arland Bruce has been rather quiet this year, racking up just 104 receiving yards and zero touchdowns. Will this be the week that Bruce records his first TD? Oddsmakers list the odds of “Yes” at +150 and “No” at -180.
Oddsmakers also list prop odds for how many yards and receptions Bruce will have in Week 7. For yards, the over/under total is set at 57.5 and for receptions, the o/u is currently 3.5, with the juice on the under set at -120.
Will Nik Lewis’ reception streak last through the entire regular season? Odds for “Yes” are -200 and odds for “No” are currently +150 on the money line. Lewis is currently fourth in yardage among all CFL receivers with 476.
The Toronto Argonauts have had a rough go of things this season. They’re currently last in the East Division with a 1-5 record and have lost five straight games. They’ve allowed just 178 points this season, compared to scoring just 128. For Week 7, odds makers have listed the over/under for total points allowed by the Argonauts at 28, and also list odds for when their losing streak will end. The odds for their losing streak to end in Week 7 against Hamilton are +250, in Week 8 versus Saskatchewan at +120, Week 10 versus the BC Lions at +450, and “Week 11 or beyond” has odds of +450.
Who will have more passing yards in Week 7: Edmonton’s Ricky Ray (+130) or Montreal’s Anthony Calvillo (-160)? Calvillo currently leads the league in passing yards with 1,834, while Ray is third with 1,718. Both quarterbacks have a passer rating over 100.0, as Calvillo’s rating is 106.6 and Ray’s is 108.1.
Finally, which of the following teams will allow the fewest points in Week 7: Winnipeg (+250), Hamilton (+125), Toronto (+350) or Calgary (+150)? Out of the teams listed for this prop, Toronto has given up the most points this year (178), while Hamilton has given up the fewest (144).