The team released quarterback Kevin Glenn in the off-season so the job now falls to Stefan Lefors. Winnipeg made a number of other off-season moves that will impact their Canadian Football betting odds this season.
Canadian Football odds on Winnipeg will be impacted by the new head coach, the new quarterback and other new players. A lot was expected out of Winnipeg in Canadian Football odds last year and they really let people down. The team finished second in the Eastern Division but that isn’t really saying much considering they went 8-10. They made the playoffs but lost to the Edmonton Eskimos in Canadian Football betting.
Winnipeg was 7-9-2 against the Canadian Football odds at the sportsbook last season. Anything is possible in 2009 for Winnipeg in Canadian Football betting. Mike Kelly is the new head coach at Winnipeg. Some of the moves the Bombers made during the off-season look good in Canadian Football odds while others do not. Canadian Football odds information shows that Winnipeg lost offensive lineman, Alexandre Gauthier, and Dominic Picard to free agency and they traded Dan Goodspeed. They did pick up lineman Glen Janurary and Steve Morely from Saskatchewan and tackle Luke Fritz from Montreal as Canadian Football betting info shows. They also picked up Kelly Bates from British Columbia.
Canadian Football odds information shows that on defense, the Bombers picked up defensive ends Kai Ellis, Fred Perry and Riall Johnson, defensive backs James Johnson and Brock Ralph, and receiver Adarius Bowman. Sports betting information tells us that the team did see long time great Milt Stegall retire.
The key in Canadian Football odds this season for Winnipeg is their quarterback. Just who that is remains to be seen. Stefan Lefors comes over from Edmonton as sports betting info shows, but has never done much. Ryan Dinwiddie was released as he has never done anything versus Canadian Football odds. With a new offensive line, a new head coach and no real quarterback with experience, it could be a tough year in Winnipeg in terms of Canadian Football odds.
The one positive for Winnipeg in Canadian Football odds is that they play in the weak Eastern Division but on paper the Blue Bombers look like they could fall down to Hamilton’s level instead of up towards Montreal.
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