Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Calgary Stampeders CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 8/27/16
Stampeders vs. Tiger-Cats
CFL Football: Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm (McMahon Stadium)
The Line Stampeders -5 -- Over/Under: 53.5 See the Latest Odds
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary Stampeders meet Saturday night at McMahon Stadium on TSN.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look for a big road win in order to get a game above a .500 record. Jeremiah Masoli is completing 70.1 percent of his passes for 1,907 yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions. Masoli has 12 touchdown passes in his career. Luke Tasker and Chad Owens have combined for more than 1,000 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Andy Fantuz has 44 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 57.4 yards per contest, and C.J. Gable leads the way with 299 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 25.4 points and 339.1 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 45 tackles, John Chick has seven sacks and Emanuel Davis has two interceptions.
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The Calgary Stampeders look to build on their impressive five-game winning streak. Bo Levi Mitchell is completing 66.4 percent of his passes for 2,534 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. Mitchell has three touchdowns in his last three games. Marquay McDaniel and Anthony Parker have combined for more than 900 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Bakari Grant has 24 receptions. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 92.6 yards per contest, and Jerome Messam leads the way with 496 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Calgary is allowing 21.7 points and 395.1 yards per game. Deron Mayo leads the Stampeders with 38 tackles, Charleston Hughes has seven sacks and Tommie Campbell has two interceptions.
The Tiger-Cats are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Stampeders are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games in August and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Calgary.
The Calgary Stampeders have been the most consistent team in the CFL up to this point, and they've owned the Tiger-Cats over the years. In fact, Hamilton hasn't beaten Calgary since September of 2011. The Stampeders at home with the low line has to be the pick against a hit or miss Tiger-Cats squad.