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Calgary Stampeders vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/14/19

Game
Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Calgary Stampeders
Date & Time Saturday September 14, 2019, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Location
McMahon Stadium
Calgary, Alberta
The Line
The Line: Calgary Stampeders -6.5 -- Over/Under: 51.5
TV Channel
TSN
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary Stampeders meet Saturday in CFL action at McMahon Stadium.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look for another win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won three of their last five road games. Dane Evans is completing 66.3 percent of his passes for 1,591 yards, seven touchdowns and eight interceptions. Jeremiah Masoli and Evans have combined for 16 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 1,602 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns while Jaelon Acklin has 33 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 98.4 yards per contest, and Sean Thomas Erlington leads the way with 224 yards on 33 carries. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 19.7 points and 387.9 yards per game. Justin Tuggle leads the Tiger-Cats with 52 tackles, Dylan Wynn has nine sacks and Jumal Rolle has two interceptions.

The Calgary Stampeders look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Calgary Stampeders have won four of their last five home games. Bo Levi Mitchell is completing 63.8 percent of his passes for 1,044 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions. Nick Arbuckle and Levi Mitchell have combined 17 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Reggie Begelton and Eric Rogers have combined for 1,479 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns while Markeith Ambles has 35 receptions. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 80.1 yards per contest, and Ka'Deem Carey leads the way with 371 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Calgary is allowing 22.4 points and 348.8 yards per game. Cory Greenwood leads the Calgary Stampeders with 78 tackles, Cordarro Law has seven sacks and Tre Roberson has six interceptions.

The Tiger-Cats are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a bye week and 2-6-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The Stampeders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in September, 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 meetings and the under is 11-3 in the last 14 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Stampeders last 5 games in September. The under is 5-2 in Tiger-Cats last 7 games overall.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats already has a win over Calgary this season, winning by seven points as a 4.5-point favorite back in July, but this is a different Stampeders club with Levi Mitchell at quarterback. The Calgary Stampeders are winning their last three games by an average of 8.7 points and have covered four of their last five games. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are winning on the road by an average of 11 points, but those numbers can be fishy due to a lot of that having to do with a 50-point win over Toronto earlier in the year. The Calgary Stampeders are a legit title contender yet again with their quarterback on the field and they're playing some of their best ball as of late. I'll lay the touchdown. 

Pick:
Calgary Stampeders -6.5

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