Calgary Stampeders (2-1) vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2-1)
CFL Football: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm (McMahon Stadium)
The Line: Calgary Stampeders -9 -- Over/Under: 53 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders meet Saturday at McMahon Stadium.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to get off to a 3-1 start and remain unbeaten on the road. Drew Willy is completing 75 percent of his passes for 624 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Willy hasn’t thrown a touchdown in back-to-back games and is probable despite a concussion. Nick Moore and Clarence Denmark have combined for more than 400 receiving yards and a touchdown while Rory Kohlert has six receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 95.7 yards per contest and is led by Paris Cotton who has 174 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 33.7 points and 462.3 yards per game. Bruce Johnson and Matt Bucknor have combined for 30 tackles, Johnny Adams has two interceptions and Khalil Bass has two sacks.
The Calgary Stampeders look to improve to 3-0 on their home field with a victory. Bo Levi Mitchell is completing 66 percent of his passes for 810 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions. Mitchell is coming off his best game in which he completed 73 percent and threw for two touchdowns. Eric Rogers and Jeff Fuller have combined for nearly 400 receiving yards and three touchdowns while Marquay McDaniel is averaging 12.4 yards per catch. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 79.3 yards per contest and is led by Jon Cornish who has 185 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Stampeders are allowing 24 points and 327.3 yards. Buddy Jackson has 15 tackles, Charleston Hughes has two sacks and Keon Raymond is one of two players with an interception.
The Blue Bombers are 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The Stampeders are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. West and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
The Blue Bombers have played just as well as the Stampeders out of the gate, and they already have a road win under their belt. Also, Winnipeg has had a couple of days of extra rest after playing last Friday, while Calgary played Monday. Not sure how anyone can leave this many points on the table.