Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Calgary Stampeders Week 19 Football Betting Tips and Predictions 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders (10-5, 1st in the Western Conference) host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (10-6, 3rd in the Western Conference) at McMahon Stadium on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The spread on this game has Calgary as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50.5.
The Blue Bombers have been excellent for football bettors, having gone 10-6 ATS. The Stampeders are covering the spread 35.7% of the time, going 5-9 against the spread. The Stampeders have been lousy for football bettors as the favorite, going 1-8 ATS. Winnipeg has went 3-1 against the spread as the underdog, so they are covering the spread 75.0% of the time.
Valuable Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
The Blue Bombers have been a hot and cold Over option for O/U CFL wagerers, having gone 7-9.
The Blue Bombers are covering the spread 50.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 4-4 ATS.
Important Calgary Stampeders Betting Trends
The Stampeders are covering the spread 50.0% of the time at McMahon Stadium, going 3-3 against the spread.
The Stampeders have been a hot and cold Over option for O/U CFL wagerers, having gone 6-9.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers head into this game 10-6 this season. They are ranked 3rd in the Western Conference. They are one of top scoring teams in the league with an average of 27.9 points per contest, putting them 2nd in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 148.9 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in the conference, and they currently sit at 5th in the conference for passing yards per contest with 203.8. For total yards, they rank 2nd in the conference and 3rd in the league with 5,643 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Bombers have compiled a total of 22 passing TDs and 18 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the conference and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night.
The Bombers have one of the best defenses in the CFL giving up 21.5 points per contest, ranking them 1st in the Western Conference and 2nd in the league. When it comes to passing yards, the Bombers have allowed 4,406 yards over the period of 16 contests. This equates to an average of 275.4 yards per game, putting them 6th in the CFL and 5th in the conference. Teams are completing 62.4% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 8.16 yards per try. They have conceded 20 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards on the ground, Winnipeg is allowing 67.4 yards per contest putting them 1st in the Western Conference and 1st in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.69 yards per rush ranking them 2nd in the conference and 2nd in the CFL overall. In total, they have conceded 1,078 yards rushing through 16 games.
The Stampeders head into this matchup 10-5 and they currently sit at 1st in the Western Conference. Calgary is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 77.9 yards per contest, putting them 8th in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,169 rushing yards through 15 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Calgary Stampeders average 374.5 yards per contest overall which has them at 3rd in the CFL and 2nd in the Western Conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Stampeders currently sit at 3rd in the West and 4th out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 26.4 points per game. So far this season, the Stampeders have passed the ball for a total of 4,449 passing yards which equates to 296.6 passing yards per game putting them 1st in the league.
The Calgary Stampeders are allowing 21.9 points per game which puts them at 2nd in the conference and 3rd in the league. Their pass defense is one of the middling groups in the CFL. They are allowing 245.2 passing yards per game and 3,678 total yards through the air. For passing yards allowed per game, the Stampeders sit in 4th in the West. They have conceded 15 passing TDs for this season. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 329 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are allowing 92 yards per game which puts them at 2nd in the CFL and 2nd in the West. For 2019, they have conceded 1,380 rushing yards and 11 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Blue Bombers/Stampeders CFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Stampeders -7
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