Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL Picks & Predictions 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Chris Streveler and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (10-7, 3rd in the Western Conference) host the Calgary Stampeders (11-5, 1st in the Western Conference) at IG Field on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The spread on this game has Calgary as 1 point favorites. The over/under is set at 48.5.
The Stampeders have been a hot and cold play for CFL wagerers, having gone 5-10 ATS. The Blue Bombers cover the spread 64.7% of the time, going 11-6 against the spread. The Stampeders have been a bad pick for CFL bettors as the favorite, going 1-9 ATS. Winnipeg covers the spread 80.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Calgary Stampeders Betting Trends
The Stampeders have been a pretty good Under bet for O/U football bettors, having gone 7-9.
The Stampeders cover the spread 50.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 3-3 ATS.
Important Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
Winnipeg covers the spread 55.6% of the time at IG Field, going 5-4 against the spread.
The Blue Bombers have been a solid Over bet for O/U football bettors, having gone 8-9.
The Calgary Stampeders head into this matchup 11-5 this year. They are ranked 1st in the Western Conference. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the conference and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup. For total yardage, they currently sit at 2nd in the West and 3rd in the CFL with 5,981 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Stampeders have compiled a total of 25 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing TDs. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league with an average of 27.1 points per game, which has them at 4th in the CFL. As a unit, they have an average of 75.1 rushing yards per game which is 5th in the West, and they are currently ranked 1st in the West for passing yards per game with 298.7.
The Stampeders have one of the average defenses in the league allowing 22.6 points per game, putting them 4th in the Western Conference and 5th in the league. In discussing rushing yards, Calgary is giving up 98.2 yards per contest which has them at 3rd in the Western Conference and 4th in the CFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.79 yards per carry which has them at 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the CFL overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,571 yards rushing through 16 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Stampeders have allowed 3,811 yards over the period of 16 games. This comes out to an average of 238.2 yards per game, which has them at 4th in the league and 4th in the West. Teams are completing 71.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.17 yards per attempt. They have conceded 16 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing TDs.
The Bombers step onto the field holding a record of 10-7 and they sit in 3rd in the Western Conference. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Bombers have one of the middle tier offenses in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Bombers sit in 1st in the Western Conference and 2nd out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 28.2 points per game. So far this season, the Bombers have passed the ball for a total of 3,393 yards through the air which breaks down to 199.6 passing yards per contest ranking them 9th in the league. Winnipeg has showed the league they have a potent rushing attack by averaging 151.4 yards per game, putting them 1st in the CFL. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 2,574 rushing yards through 17 contests, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers average 351 yards per contest overall putting them 6th in the league and 4th in the West.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are conceding 22.4 points per game which puts them at 3rd in the Western Conference and 4th in the CFL. When it comes to points allowed, they have given up 381 total points. In discussing yards rushing, they are conceding 65.4 yards per contest ranking them 1st in the CFL and 1st in the Western Conference. For 2019, they have conceded a total of 1,111 yards rushing and 9 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road units in the league. They are giving up 278.6 passing yards per contest and 4,736 total yards through the air. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bombers are ranked 5th in the West. They have conceded 23 passing touchdowns for 2019.
Who will win tonight's Stampeders/Blue Bombers CFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Stampeders -1
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