Ottawa Redblacks (2-2) vs. Calgary Stampeders (3-1)
CFL Football: Friday, July 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (TD Place)
The Line: Ottawa Redblacks +5 -- Over/Under: 48 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa Redblacks meet Friday night at the TD Place.
The Calgary Stampeders look to win their third straight game and improve to 4-1. Bo Levi Mitchell is completing 64.5 percent of his passes for 975 yards, four touchdowns and four interceptions. Mitchell has thrown three of his touchdowns in his last two games. Eric Rogers and Jeff Fuller have combined for close to 500 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Marquay McDaniel already has 16 receptions. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 96.2 rushing yards, and Jon Cornish leads the way with 305 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Calgary is allowing 24.2 points and 336.8 yards per contest. Buddy Jackson leads Calgary with 20 tackles, Freddie Bishop III has three sacks and Keon Raymond is one of three players with an interception.
The Ottawa Redblacks look to snap a two-game losing streak and get a game above .500. Henry Burris is completing 67.9 percent of his passes for 983 yards, four touchdowns and six interceptions. Burris has thrown at least one pick in every game and has thrown a touchdown in his last two starts. Chris Williams and Brad Sinopoli have combined for more than 500 receiving yards and one touchdown while Ernest Jackson has two touchdowns on 15 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 81.5 yards per game, and Chevon Walker leads the way with 192 yards on 57 carries. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 25.2 points and 319.8 yards per game. Damaso Munoz leads Ottawa with 16 tackles, Zack Evans has three sacks and Jovon Johnson and Jerrell Gavins have combined for four interceptions.
The Stampeders are 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 road games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The RedBlacks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in July.
I don't like how Mitchell has been playing this season, as he seems far too carless with the football and hasn't been the difference maker I thought I'd see so far. Calgary also nearly just loss to Winnipeg and was actually outplayed in that game. I'll take the free points here with the home team.