Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Prediction, 8/28/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: IG Field in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Calgary Stampeders (+4.5)
IG Field is the site where and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2-1) will take on the Calgary Stampeders (1-2) on Saturday. Winnipeg opens this contest as 4.5-point favorites. The total opens at 41.5. The QB's who are expected to start are Jake Maier and Zach Collaros.
In their last game the Stampeders went up against the Alouettes and notched a win by a score of 28-22. Jake Maier went 16/29 with 304 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He tossed 2 picks in the game. Ka'Deem Carey paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards and he ran for 2 TD's for the game. He ran for a total of 62 yards via 14 carries which meant he was running for 4.0 yards per run. Markeith Ambles led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 113 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 22.6 yards per catch for the game.
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The Stampeders have racked up 1,061 total yards for the season. As a unit they're averaging 82.7 yards on the ground ranking them 5th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Calgary has compiled 2 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding putting points on the board, the Calgary Stampeders are sitting at 19.0 PPG.
When talking about passing yards, the Stampeders have given up 936 yards which has them ranked 9th in the league. For the year, they have yielded 415.3 yards/contest ranking them 9th in the CFL. The Stampeders sit in 4th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 20.0 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 5.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 103.3 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. In their 3 games, they have given up 312.0 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.3%. During this campaign, they have allowed 310 yards via the running game in 3 outings.
In their last game the Blue Bombers faced the Argonauts and lost 30-23. Brady Oliveira led the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 6 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 28 yards on 7 carries which gave him an average of 4.0 yards per tote. Kenny Lawler was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 61 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 12.2 yards per reception in the game. Zach Collaros went 18/33 with 204 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 pick on the day.
Concerning how much they score, the Blue Bombers rank 3rd in the league with an average of 20.7 PPG. For the year so far, the Blue Bombers have thrown for 652 yards through the air as well as an average of 217.3 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 7th in the league. They maintain an average of 78.0 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 234 yards for this season. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are averaging 295.3 yards/contest ranking them 7th in the CFL.
Winnipeg has yielded a total of 327 yards on the ground (109.0 yards per game) in addition to 3 touchdowns via the rush for the year. The Blue Bombers are giving up 14.3 points per game, which has them ranked 1st in the league. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 43 total points. They have allowed the opposition 2 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 230.7 yards/game, which has them sitting 4th in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-4.5) and under 41.5 points
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