cfl Game Recap
Stampeders Down British Columbia 21-16 - Match Report
The Lions were burned by Hergy Mayala for 103 receiving yards on Saturday as the Stampeders picked up a 21-16 win at BC Place Stadium.
Calgary did not, however, defeat the Lions against the spread, which closed at -9.0 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.0.
Don Jackson rushed for 34 yards, while Terry Williams added 2 yards in the win. Hergy Mayala and Aaron Peck added 103 and 63 receiving yards respectively.
John White IV rushed for 44 yards for British Columbia, while Brandon Rutley added 40 yards. Brandon Bridge threw for 194 yards for the Lions, while receivers Bryan Burnham and Ryan Lankford had 91 and 53 yards respectively.
British Columbia outgained Calgary 345-319 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-17 by the Lions.
Calgary lost the time of possession battle 30:13-29:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.