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Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/27/19

Game
Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date & Time Friday September 27, 2019, 8:30 PM (EDT)
Location
IG Field
Winnipeg, Manitoba
The Line
The Line: Winnipeg Blue Bombers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 48
TV Channel
TSN, RDS2
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers meet Friday in CFL action at IG Field.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have split their last six road games. Dane Evans is completing 69.1 percent of his passes for 2,287 yards, 11 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Jeremiah Masoli and Evans have combined for 20 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 2,019 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns while Jaelon Acklin has 43 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 98.2 yards per contest, and Sean Thomas Erlington leads the way with 224 yards on 33 carries. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 20.2 points and 381.2 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 61 tackles, Ja'Gared Davis has 10 sacks and Jumal Rolle has four interceptions.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers could use a win here after splitting their last eight games. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have won all six home games. Matt Nichols is completing 71.3 percent of his passes for 1,936 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Nichols has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last 14 games. Andrew Harris and Lucky Whitehead have combined for 876 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Nic Demski has 27 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 148.4 yards per contest, and Andrew Harris leads the way with 984 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 20.5 points and 361.8 yards per game. Chandler Fenner leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 64 tackles, Willie Jefferson has 11 sacks and Winston Rose has eight interceptions.

The Tiger-Cats are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games, 28-11-1 ATS in their last 40 Friday games and 3-0-2 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 home games, 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Friday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Winnipeg and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 meetings. The under is 7-2 in Blue Bombers last 9 home games. The under is 4-1 in Tiger-Cats last 5 road games.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won three of the last four meetings against Winnipeg and enter this game playing better football over the last month. However, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are 6-0 SU at home this season and are winning those games by an average of 17.8 points. The Blue Bombers are also 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 home games as a favorite. Sometimes you just back a team in certain spots until they give you a reason not to. Give me the Blue Bombers at home and the reasonable chalk. 

Pick:
Winnipeg Blue Bombers -4.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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