Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 12/12/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-4.5)
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers (11-3) go to Tim Hortons Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (8-6). The odds on this game have Winnipeg as 4.5-point favorites. The total is set at 45.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Zach Collaros and Jeremiah Masoli.
The last time they took the field the Blue Bombers played the Roughriders and earned the victory by a score of 21-17. Zach Collaros went 17/21 with 229 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 3 interceptions in the game. Andrew Harris led the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 21 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 136 yards on 23 carries which had him averaging 5.9 yards per carry. Nic Demski was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 51 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 8.5 yards per reception during the game.
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When it comes to scoring, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have an average of 25.8 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 119.7 yards via the ground game ranking them 2nd in the CFL. The Blue Bombers have racked up 4,985 yards in total for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Winnipeg has compiled 21 passing touchdowns and 14 touchdowns via the ground.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Blue Bombers have given up 2,814 yards which has them sitting in 1st in the CFL. For the season, they have relinquished 287.6 yards per contest putting them 1st in the league. The Blue Bombers are sitting in 1st in the league concerning team defense, conceding 13.4 PPG. They are giving up an average of 5.0 yards per running attempt and 86.6 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of their 14 games played, they have yielded 201.0 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 60.2%. For the season, they have conceded 1,213 yards via the ground game in 14 contests.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats went up against the Argonauts and earned the victory by a score of 27-19. Don Jackson paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 17 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 95 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 5.9 yards per run. Jaelon Acklin was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 112 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 14.0 yards per reception for the game. Dane Evans went 16/16 with 249 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to how much they score, the Tiger-Cats currently sit 5th in the league with 22.3 points per contest. During this campaign so far, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 3,345 passing yards as well as holding an average of 238.9 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 4th in the league. They are averaging 100.5 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,407 yards for this year. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 339.4 yards per contest which has them sitting 6th in the league.
The Tiger-Cats are allowing 17.4 PPG, which has them sitting 2nd in the CFL. This season, they have surrendered 244 points in total. Hamilton has surrendered a total of 1,115 rushing yards (79.6 yards per game) as well as 8 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns through the air and 234.6 yards/game, which has them in 4th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-4.5)
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