Calgary Stampeders vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 8/5/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Stampeders vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Friday, August 5, 2022
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Calgary Stampeders (-5.5)
The Calgary Stampeders (4-2) travel to TD Place Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the Ottawa Redblacks (1-6). Ottawa opens this contest as 5.5-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 51.5. The men taking the field are Bo Levi Mitchell and Caleb Evans.
In their last game the Stampeders played the Blue Bombers and were defeated 35-28. Bo Levi Mitchell went 21/32 with 219 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Ka'Deem Carey paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 31 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns for the game. He scurried for 92 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he was running for 7.0 yards per carry. Kamar Jorden was the receiving yardage leader by earning 43 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 7.2 yards per catch for that contest.
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Regarding getting in the endzone, the Calgary Stampeders are averaging 31.5 PPG. As a unit they average 116.3 yards rushing which ranks them 2nd in the CFL. The Stampeders have attained 2,250 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Calgary has compiled 7 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground.
The Stampeders are sitting in 4th in the CFL concerning team defense, conceding 24.5 PPG. They are giving up 5.0 yards per tote and 95.2 rushing yards per contest this season. During this campaign, they have given up 571 yards via the running game in 6 games. Regarding passing yards, the Stampeders have conceded 1,591 yards which puts them in 3rd in the CFL. During their 6 games, they are conceding 265.2 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 67.5%. During this campaign, they are surrendering 360.3 yards per game which has them ranked 7th in the CFL.
In their last game the Redblacks played the Argonauts and won by a score of 23-13. William Powell paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 50 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he averaged 5.0 yards per carry. Jaelon Acklin led the team in receiving yardage by earning 144 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 20.6 yards per reception for the game. Caleb Evans went 24/29 with 286 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
When discussing how much they score, the Redblacks currently rank 6th in the CFL maintaining an average of 21.7 points per outing. For the year thus far, the Redblacks have racked up 1,843 passing yards together with an average of 263.3 throwing yards per outing, which is ranked 4th in the CFL. They maintain an average of 94.1 yards per game via the rush and have run for 659 yards in total. The Ottawa Redblacks maintain an average of 357.4 yards per game which is good for 4th in the league.
Ottawa has given up a total of 715 rushing yards (102.1 yards/game) in addition to 8 touchdowns via the rush for the year. The Redblacks are giving up 25.4 PPG, which has them sitting 6th in the league. In total, they have allowed 178 points in total. They have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air as well as 282.0 yards per contest, which puts them in 9th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ottawa Redblacks (+5.5)
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