Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Prediction, 12/5/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Location: IG Field in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Saskatchewan Roughriders (+6)
IG Field is the venue where and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (11-3) will play the Saskatchewan Roughriders (9-5) on Sunday. Winnipeg opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The over/under is set at 55. The QB's who are expected to start are Cody Fajardo and Zach Collaros.
In their last game the Roughriders played the Stampeders and won 33-30. Cody Fajardo went 22/33 with 189 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He tossed 4 interceptions on the day. Cody Fajardo paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He racked up a total of 89 yards on 10 carries which gave him an average of 9.0 yards per carry. William Powell led the team in receiving yardage by earning 55 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 7.9 yards per catch in the game.
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The Roughriders have earned 4,339 total yards this season. As a team they maintain an average of 93.0 yards via the ground game ranking them 5th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Saskatchewan has compiled 14 touchdowns through the air and 7 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding scoring points, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are averaging 20.7 points per outing.
The Roughriders are sitting in 4th in the CFL concerning team defense, giving up 20.3 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.4 yards per run and 82.5 rushing yards per game this year. During the season, they have given up 1,155 rushing yards through 14 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Roughriders have given up 3,544 yards which has them sitting in 7th in the league. In their 14 games, they have conceded 253.1 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.6%. For the year, they are granting 335.6 yards per game which ranks them 4th in the CFL.
In their last game the Blue Bombers played the Stampeders and were beaten 13-12. Johnny Augustine led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 27 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 148 yards by way of 23 carries which meant he averaged 6.4 yards per tote. Kenny Lawler led the team in receiving yardage by earning 41 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 10.3 yards per catch for that game. Dru Brown went 7/14 with 49 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Blue Bombers are 1st in the CFL averaging 25.8 PPG. For the season so far, the Blue Bombers have racked up 3,309 yards through the air as well as an average of 236.4 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 6th in the CFL. They average 119.7 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,676 yards for this year. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers average 356.1 yards/contest which ranks them 2nd in the CFL.
The Blue Bombers are surrendering 13.4 points per contest, which puts them in 1st in the CFL. This season, they have allowed 188 points in total. Winnipeg has given up a total of 1,213 rushing yards (86.6 yards/game) and 6 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have allowed 9 touchdowns through the air and 201.0 yards per outing, which has them in 1st in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-6) and under 55 points
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