Stampeders at Roughriders 7/28/18 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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Calgary Stampeders vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders
CFL: 9:00 PM EST
Jul. 28, 2018
Latest Odds : CGY -7.5 Total 47.5
The Calgary Stampeders take their undefeated 5-0 record on the road Saturday to played the 3-2 Saskatchewan Roughriders in a CFL showdown. Calgary won last week by downing the Montreal Alouettes 25-8 at home. Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 292 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception in the win. Don Jackson rushed for 46 yards and Eric Rogers led the receivers with 113 yards and 1 touchdown.
Saskatchewan defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in its last outing 31-20 on the road last Thursday. Quarterback Brandon Bridge threw for 165 yards and 1 touchdown in the win. Marcus Thigpen led a balanced rushing attack with 80 yards and 1 touchdown, while Jerome Messam added 70 yards on the ground. Jordan Williams-Lambert was the leading receiver with 57 yards, while Naaman Roosevelt had 43 yards receiving and 1 touchdown reception.
Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has completed 65.5% of his passes for 1,330 yards, 9 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. The top receiver for the Stampeders is Kamar Jorden with 357 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns. Don Jackson leads the ground game with 442 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. On defense, Alex Singleton leads the team with 28 tackles on defense and 4 on special teams.
The Roughriders’ quarterback Brandon Bridge has thrown for 522 yards, 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions, while Zach Collaros has 309 yards passing, 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions, but is out indefinitely with a concussion. The receiving leader is Naaman Roosevelt with 18 receptions, 209 yards and 3 touchdowns. Jerome Messam and Tre Mason lead the rushing attack with 180 yards and 152 yards respectively. The leading tackler for the team is Samuel Eguavoen with 23 defensive tackles, 5 special team tackles and one quarterback sack.
Recent Betting Trends:
Calgary is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games played
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Stampeders last 6 games
Saskatchewan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games played on Saturday
The UNDER has cashed in each of the last 5 Roughriders home games
Free Betting Pick: Calgary Stampeders -7.5
Calgary on the season is 5-0 SU and 4-1 ATS, while Saskatchewan is 3-2 SU and ATS. The difference is the Stampeders have covered the spread in 5 of the last 6 games against the Roughriders and 7 of the last 10 in Saskatchewan. In addition, the Calgary defense is allowing just 9.2 points per game, while the Saskatchewan defense allows 23 points per game. Final Score Prediction, Calgary Stampeders win and cover ATS 24-12.