Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Week 16 Expert CFL Picks Against the Spread 9/27/2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Dane Evans and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (10-3, 1st in the Eastern Conference) head to IG Field on Friday where they'll take on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-4, 2nd in the Western Conference). Hamilton opens this contest as 4 point underdogs. The total has been set at 48.
The Tiger-Cats have been a strong pick for bettors, having gone 8-4 ATS. The Blue Bombers cover 69.2% of the time, going 9-4 against the spread. The Blue Bombers have been a strong pick for bettors as the favorite, going 5-4 ATS. Hamilton has gone 2-1 against the spread as an underdog, so they cover 66.7% of the time.
Valuable Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
The Tiger-Cats have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 5-8.
Hamilton covers the spread 57.1% of the time away from home, having gone 4-3 ATS.
Important Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
Winnipeg covers the spread 57.1% of the time at IG Field, going 4-3 against the spread.
The Blue Bombers have been a pretty good Over option for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 6-7.
Key Hamilton Tiger-Cats Injuries
07/28/19 QB Jeremiah Masoli ACL is out for season
Key Winnipeg Blue Bombers Injuries
08/19/19 QB Matt Nichols Shoulder is out 4-6 weeks
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats head into this matchup 10-3 in 2019. They currently sit at 1st in the Eastern Conference. They are one of the dangerous teams in the East and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night. For total yards, they rank 1st in the conference and 2nd in the league with 4,966 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Tigers-Cats currently have a total of 20 passing TDs and 13 rushing touchdowns. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league averaging 29.5 points per contest, ranking them 2nd in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 98.2 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the conference, and they sit in 2nd in the conference for passing yards per contest with 283.8.
The Tigers-Cats have one of the best defenses in the league allowing 20.2 points per game, ranking them 1st in the East and 1st in the league. In regard to yards on the ground, Hamilton is giving up 98.2 yards per contest putting them 1st in the East and 4th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.23 yards per rush putting them 2nd in the conference and 6th in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,276 yards rushing through 13 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers-Cats have conceded 3,448 yards over the course of 13 games. This equates to an average of 265.2 yards per game, which has them at 5th in the CFL and 1st in the Eastern Conference. Teams are completing 60.8% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.75 yards per try. They have allowed 11 passing TDs and 14 rushing touchdowns.
The Bombers head into this game 9-4 and they sit in 2nd in the Western Conference. Winnipeg has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 148.4 yards per game, putting them 1st in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,929 yards rushing through 13 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers average 345.9 yards per game overall which has them at 7th in the CFL and 4th in the West. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Bombers currently sit at 1st in the West and 1st out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 30.2 points per game. So far this season, the Bombers have passed the ball for a total of 2,568 passing yards which equates to 197.5 passing yards per contest putting them 9th in the league.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are allowing 20.5 points per contest which puts them at 1st in the conference and 2nd in the CFL. When it comes to points given up, they have allowed 266 points in total. In discussing rushing yards, they are giving up 65.7 yards per contest which puts them at 1st in the league and 1st in the West. For this season, they have conceded 854 yards rushing and 7 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middling units in the league. They are allowing 272.3 passing yards per contest and 3,540 total passing yards. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bombers are ranked 5th in the conference. They have allowed 14 passing TDs in 2019.
Who will win tonight's Tiger-Cats/Blue Bombers CFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tiger-Cats +4
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