Facts and Figures: Roughriders vs Lions

Saskatchewan vs BC

Countdown to Kickoff: 5:30

Rider Nation Pre-Game Show: 7:30

Opening kickoff: 8:30

Gametime Weather: BC Place (indoors)

QB Jake Dolegala. Photo: Saskatchewan Roughriders

  • All-Time Record– Tonight will mark the 204th matchup between the Roughriders and the Lions. Saskatchewan leads the series 105-94-1/
  • Comfort Visit– Saskatchewan has an above .500 record at BC Place all time, 51-48-2 in their previous matchups.
  • Home Sweet Home- If the Lions win tonight’s game, they will clinch a home playoff game for the second straight year. The last time that happened was 2011 & 2012.
  • Late Surge- The Lions lead the CFL in 4th Quarter in scoring (122).
  • Getting the Band Together– There has only been three games this season when BC had WRs Alex Hollins, Keon Hatcher, Lucky Whitehead and Dominique Rhyme in the lineup at the same time this season.
  • Three’s a Crowd– 2023 marked the first season Saskatchewan has used three different starting quarterbacks since 2008 (Darian Durant, Marcus Crandall and Michael Bishop.)
  • Super Mario– Last week, Mario Alford recorded his third punt return for a touchdown, which tied a single season club record (Willis Jacox and Curtis Mayfield).
  • Down to the Wire- BC is 6-1 when games are decided in the final 3:00 while Saskatchewan is 6-4.
  • Sack King- Lions DE Mathieu Betts leads the CFL in sacks with 14 and three sacks away from a club record by a Canadian.
  • Tackling Legend- Riders LB Larry Dean recorded 12 tackles last week raising his season total to 91. He is nine tackles away from his third 100+ tackle season.

Stay tuned to the post-game show with the 5th Quarter and Riders Radio Roundtable.

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