Calgary Stampeders vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers - 11/10/19 CFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers (11-7) vs. Calgary Stampeders (12-6)
CFL Football: Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm (McMahon Stadium)
The Line: Calgary Stampeders -5.5 -- Over/Under: 49.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders meet Sunday in the CFL Division Semifinals at McMahon Stadium.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers enter the playoffs losing four of their last six games. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have lost each of their last four road games. Matt Nichols is completing 71.3 percent of his passes for 1,936 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Nichols and Chris Streveler have combined for 23 touchdown passes and 19 interceptions. Kenny Lawler and Darlin Adams have combined for 1,186 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Nic Demski has 44 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 147.9 yards per contest, and Andrew Harris leads the way with 1,380 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 22.7 points and 367.7 yards per game. Chandler Fenner leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 79 tackles, Willie Jefferson has 12 sacks and Winston Rose has nine interceptions.
The Calgary Stampeders enter the playoffs winning seven of their last nine games. The Calgary Stampeders have won each of their last four home games. Bo Levi Mitchell is completing 66 percent of his passes for 3,464 yards, 19 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Nick Arbuckle and Levi Mitchell have combined 30 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. Reggie Begelton and Eric Rogers have combined for 2,524 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns while Hergy Mayala has 38 receptions. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 71.3 yards per contest, and Ka'Deem Carey leads the way with 422 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Calgary is allowing 22.6 points and 346.8 yards per game. Wynton McManis leads the Calgary Stampeders with 86 tackles, Cordarro Law has 10 sacks and Tre Roberson has seven interceptions.
The Blue Bombers are 25-12 ATS in their last 37 road games, 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. West and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Stampeders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 playoff home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 9-4 in Stampeders last 13 playoff home games. The under is 7-3 in Blue Bombers last 10 playoff games.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have won four of the last seven meetings against the Calgary Stampeders, which includes a victory when they met a couple of weeks ago. Winnipeg has also had a ton of time to rest up and prepare for a playoff game given they had a bye in week 21 and haven't played since October 25. The Calgary Stampeders are just 2-7 ATS at home this season and seem to be in dogfights every week. With all that said, I'll still lay the chalk with the Stamps at home. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers aren't the same team they were earlier in the season, and the Calgary Stampeders are suavely money once the playoffs arrive. Like Edmonton, the Blue Bombers limped into the playoffs and it will cost them.
Randy’s Pick Calgary Stampeders -5.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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