Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers Week 9 CFL Parlay 8/10/2018
Friday, August 10, 2018
Investors Group Field
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats head to Investors Group Field to play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday, August 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Winnipeg as 4 point favorites. The total has been set at 57.
The Tiger-Cats are 3-4 against the spread this season and their over/under record is 3-4. The Blue Bombers are 5-2 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will both be looking to hold onto their spots near the top of their respective divisions when they square off in Winnipeg. These have been two of the best defensive teams in the CFL so far this season, though Winnipeg has had the better offense of the two. It should be a close one, but Winnipeg will be the favorites going into this matchup.
Valuable Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are 3-4 against the over/under
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are 3-4 against the spread
Important Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are 5-2 against the over/under
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are 5-2 against the spread
Key Hamilton Tiger-Cats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Winnipeg Blue Bombers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Stats
The Tiger-Cats have been able to score about 26 points per game this season while only giving up 21 points per game. On offense, they are currently second in the league in passing yards, second in possession time, and their offensive line has only allowed opposing defenders to get to their quarterback 17 times. Their defense has been very aggressive since the beginning of the season and is currently tied for the league lead with 17 team sacks and third in interceptions with six.
As expected, Hamilton's offense has been led by quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, who is second in the league in passing yards and he is the team leader in rushing with 207 yards on just 26 carries. Running back Mercer Timmis has been able to average 4.9 yards per carry this year and he leads the team with four rushing scores. Their top wide receiver has been Jalen Saunders, who has 42 receptions, 686 yards and two scores.
On the defensive side of the ball, linebacker Larry Dean has led the Tiger-Cats by coming up with 40 total tackles, one interception, and three passes defended. Defensive lineman Ted Laurent has been a force up front and currently leads the team in sacks with three. Defensive back Jamal Rolle is the team leader with two interceptions and he has also come away with 19 tackles through seven games.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Stats
Winnipeg has had the most explosive offense in the CFL this season, but more surprising has been the way their defense has held opponents so far this year. The Blue Bombers have been able to score a league best 239 points through seven games and they are tied for second in the league in points allowed by giving up just 147 points. They also lead the league in both sacks (17) and interceptions (11).
Winnipeg's offense has been led by running back Andrew Harris, who has leads the league in rushing yards with 638 and he is second in the league in rushing touchdowns with five. Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols hasn't been at his best this season, but he has completed 63.1 percent of his passes for 873 yards and five touchdowns. The team's top receiving threat has been veteran Darvin Adams, who has 21 catches for 335 yards and three scores.
Winnipeg linebacker Adam Bighill is currently second in the CFL in total tackles with 43 and he has also been able to come away with two interceptions and a defensive touchdown. The Blue Bombers also have two of the top sack-getters in the league in Jovan Santos-Knox and Jackson Jeffcoat, who have four sacks apiece.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tiger-Cats +4 and under 57 total points
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