Lions at Stampeders 8/4/18 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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British Columbia Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders
CFL: 9:00 PM EST
Aug. 04, 2018
Latest Odds : CGY -11 Total 52
On Saturday, the British Columbia Lions take to the road to play the Calgary Stampeders. BC on the season is 2-3 SU and 3-2 ATS and coming off a 29-25 loss to Ottawa on July 20 its last outing. The Lions covered as 7-point road dogs in the loss. The Lions defense gave up a last minute length of the field drive by Ottawa in the loss.
The Stampeders are the only undefeated team in the CFL at 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS. Calgary is coming of a 34-22 victory over the Roughriders in which they covered the number as 7.5-point road chalk last Saturday. Calgary’s Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns in a game in which the Stampeders raced out to a 24-0 lead only to have to hold on late.
Lions Quarterback Travis Lulay has completed 64.4% of his passes for 651 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. The leading receiver is Emmanuel Arceneaux with 333 yards and one touchdown. The leading rusher is Jeremiah Johnson with 222 yards and two touchdowns. The team leader in tackles is Solomon Elimimian with 26.
Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has completed 66.9% of his passes for 1,517 yards, 12 touchdowns and four interceptions. The top receiver for the Stampeders is Kamar Jorden with 395 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Don Jackson leads the ground game with 442 yards rushing and two touchdowns. On defense, Alex Singleton leads the team with 35 tackles on defense and four on special teams.
Recent Betting Trends:
BC is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The OVER has cashed in each of the Lions last 4 games on the road
Calgary is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Stampeders last 7 games
Free Betting Pick: Calgary Stampeders -11
The Stamps are 20-9 ATS over their last 29 home games and during August are 21-5-1 ATS over their last 27 games. Against BC, Calgary is 3-0-1 ATS in its last four meetings and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games against the Lions. Final Score Prediction, Calgary Stampeders win and cover ATS 32-15.