Canadian Football: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Odds to Win 2012 Grey Cup
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
by Bovada Sportsbook
After stumbling at the end of last season the Winnipeg Blue Bombers still managed to make it to the Grey Cup game – which they lost to the B.C. Lions. The Blue Bombers will look to put together a more consistent campaign in 2012 and get back to the title game. Get early Odds to win 2012 Grey Cup for the season at Bovada.
Winnipeg began the 2011 season with seven wins over their first eight games, but with just three wins over their final 10 games of the campaign they ended up with a 10-8 record – although they were a better option ATS at 11-5-2 on the season.
The Blue Bombers, though, still managed to end up in first place in the Eastern standings, and they got past the Tiger-Cats by a 19-3 score at home in the Eastern Final. That set up Winnipeg on a date with B.C. in the Grey Cup game, which they ended up losing 34-23.
On the 2012 Grey Cup odds at Bovada Sportsbook heading into the season the Blue Bombers aren't among the top favorites to win the championship; at 5/1 on those lines they're behind the 9/2 co-favorites from B.C., Calgary, and Hamilton. The other two Eastern clubs, Montreal and Toronto, sit at 11/2 and 13/2, respectively, on those Odds to Win 2012 Grey Cup.
The Blue Bombers got off on the right foot in their preseason opener last week, winning 22-10 on the road against the Alouettes on the strength of five field goals and a rushing score from Bloi-Dei Dorzon. Winnipeg starting QB Buck Pierce sat out the contest.
Winnipeg will close out its preseason schedule on Wednesday night at home against Hamilton, and their regular season will kick off on June 29 with a Grey Cup rematch in British Columbia against the Lions.
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