Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Week 13 Football Betting Tips 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
IG Field is the venue where Chris Streveler and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (8-3, 1st in the Western Conference) will play the Saskatchewan Roughriders (7-3, 2nd in the Western Conference) on Saturday.
The Roughriders have been terrible for oddsmakers, having gone 7-3 ATS. The Blue Bombers cover the spread 72.7% of the time, going 8-3 against the spread. The Blue Bombers have been a strong play for bettors as the favorite, going 4-3 ATS. Saskatchewan is covering the spread 50.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 1-1 against the spread.
Valuable Saskatchewan Roughriders Betting Trends
The Roughriders have been a hot and cold Over bet for O/U football wagerers, having gone 4-6.
The Roughriders cover the spread 75.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 3-1 ATS.
Important Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
Winnipeg is covering the spread 66.7% of the time at IG Field, going 4-2 against the spread.
The Blue Bombers have been a decent Over bet for O/U football wagerers, having gone 5-6.
Key Saskatchewan Roughriders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Winnipeg Blue Bombers Injuries
08/19/19 QB Matt Nichols Shoulder is out 4-6 weeks
The Saskatchewan Roughriders come into this matchup with a record of 7-3 this year. They currently sit at 2nd in the Western Conference. They are one of the dangerous teams in the Western Conference and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yardage, they sit in 3rd in the Western Conference and 4th in the CFL with 3,678 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Roughriders have compiled a total of 8 passing touchdowns and 17 rushing touchdowns. They are one of top scoring teams in the league with an average of 28.3 points per contest, which has them at 3rd in the CFL. As a unit, they have an average of 116.5 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the Western Conference, and they currently sit at 3rd in the Western Conference for passing yards per game with 251.3.
The Roughriders have one of the average defenses in the league giving up 21.8 points per game, which has them at 3rd in the conference and 4th in the CFL. When it comes to passing yards, the Roughriders have allowed 1,968 yards over the course of 10 contests. This comes out to an average of 196.8 yards per contest, ranking them 2nd in the league and 2nd in the West. Opponents are completing 67.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.46 yards per try. They have allowed 11 passing touchdowns and 0 rushing touchdowns. In terms of rushing yards, Saskatchewan is allowing 91.1 yards per game putting them 2nd in the West and 2nd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.18 yards per rush putting them 4th in the West and 5th in the league overall. In total, they have allowed 911 rushing yards through 10 games.
The Bombers head into this game 8-3 and they currently sit at 1st in the Western Conference. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Bombers leave a lot to be desired in terms of scoring in the league. When looking at their ability to score points, the Bombers are currently ranked 1st in the Western Conference and 2nd out of all the teams in the league with an average of 29.1 points per contest. So far this season, the Bombers have passed the ball for a total of 2,144 yards through the air which breaks down to 194.9 passing yards per contest putting them 9th in the CFL. Winnipeg has showed the league they have a potent rushing attack by averaging 145.5 yards per contest, ranking them 1st in the CFL. As a unit, they have a total of 1,600 yards rushing through 11 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers average 340.4 yards per game overall putting them 7th in the CFL and 4th in the Western Conference.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are giving up 19.8 points per contest ranking them 1st in the conference and 2nd in the league. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road units in the league. They are allowing 261 passing yards per game and 2,871 total passing yards. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Bombers are ranked 5th in the West. They have conceded 10 passing TDs this year. When talking about points given up, they have allowed 218 total points. When it comes to yards on the ground, they are giving up 69.2 yards per contest which puts them at 1st in the CFL and 1st in the Western Conference. For the 2019 season, they have conceded a total of 761 rushing yards and 5 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Roughriders/Blue Bombers CFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Bombers
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