Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Week 17 CFL Pick and Parlay 10/5/2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Chris Streveler and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-5, 3rd in the Western Conference) travel to Mosaic Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Saskatchewan Roughriders (9-4, 2nd in the Western Conference). The odds on this matchup have Saskatchewan as 6 point favorites. The total is set at 47.
The Blue Bombers have been a great play for wagerers, having gone 9-5 ATS. The Roughriders cover the spread 61.5% of the time, going 8-5 against the spread. The Roughriders have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 6-3 ATS. Winnipeg covers the spread 100.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Trends
The Blue Bombers have been an inconsistent Over play for O/U football wagerers, having gone 6-8.
Winnipeg covers the spread 57.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 4-3 ATS.
Important Saskatchewan Roughriders Betting Trends
The Roughriders cover the spread 66.7% of the time at Mosaic Stadium, going 4-2 against the spread.
The Roughriders have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U football wagerers, having gone 6-7.
Key Winnipeg Blue Bombers Injuries
08/19/19 QB Matt Nichols Shoulder is out 4-6 weeks
Key Saskatchewan Roughriders Injuries
No key injuries to report
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers head into this game 9-5 for 2019. They are ranked 3rd in the Western Conference. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league with an average of 28.9 points per game, which has them at 2nd in the CFL. As a team, they have an average of 144.8 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in the West, and they rank 5th in the West for passing yards per contest with 203.9. For total yards, they currently sit at 2nd in the West and 3rd in the CFL with 4,881 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Bombers have compiled a total of 21 passing TDs and 17 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the West and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night.
The Bombers have one of the top tier defenses in the league allowing 21.4 points per contest, ranking them 1st in the conference and 2nd in the CFL. When it comes to passing yards, the Bombers have conceded 3,900 yards over the period of 14 contests. This equates to an average of 278.6 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the league and 5th in the West. Teams are completing 62.5% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.02 yards per attempt. They have conceded 17 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns. In discussing rushing yards, Winnipeg is allowing 65 yards per contest putting them 1st in the conference and 1st in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.76 yards per carry putting them 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 910 yards rushing through 14 games.
The Roughriders head into this game 9-4 and they are currently ranked 2nd in the Western Conference. Saskatchewan has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 114.6 yards per contest, ranking them 3rd in the CFL. As a unit, they have a total of 1,490 rushing yards through 13 contests, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Saskatchewan Roughriders average 364.8 yards per game overall ranking them 4th in the CFL and 2nd in the conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Roughriders currently sit at 2nd in the conference and 3rd out of all the teams in the league averaging 27.8 points per game. So far this season, the Roughriders have passed the ball for a total of 3,253 yards through the air which equates to 250.2 passing yards per contest ranking them 5th in the CFL.
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders are giving up 22.6 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the West and 5th in the league. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 294 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are allowing 95.8 yards per game ranking them 4th in the CFL and 4th in the conference. This year, they have conceded 1,246 yards rushing and 0 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the most dominate units in the CFL. They are conceding 202.2 passing yards per contest and 2,629 total yards through the air. For passing yards allowed per game, the Roughriders sit in 2nd in the West. They have allowed 15 passing TDs for 2019.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blue Bombers +6 and under 47 total points
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