LIVE STREAM PPV: CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders @Calgary Stampeders Saturday July 22 9:00p EDT (3:00a July 22 CEST)

The Calgary Stampeders return home to take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.

The Stampeders (2-1-1) are coming off their first loss of the season last week against the Montreal Aloutettes while the 1-2 Roughriders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats two weeks ago for their first win.

It’s the Stamps’ first home game since a 43-39 victory over the Ottawa RedBlacks on June 29. Calgary has been on the road the past two weeks, recording a 29-10 win in Winnipeg before suffering the 30-23 loss in Montreal.

Calgary is 2-1-1 this season while Saskatchewan, which had a bye last week, is 1-2.

The Stamps are 9-0-1 in their 10 latest regular-season home dates with the Roughriders with the most recent Saskatchewan win at McMahon coming on Aug. 1, 2009.

Calgary Stampeders’ Tunde Adeleke runs a kick return back for a touchdown during second half CFL action against the Ottawa Redblacks in Calgary on Thursday, June 29, 2017. (CFL PHOTO – Larry MacDougal)

Calgary is the top scoring team in the CFL averaging 31.5 points a game while the Roughriders are right behind with an average of 31.

Saskatchewan enters Week 5 with the league lead in time of possession (an average of 33 minutes 20 seconds, more than one minute better than the second-place Edmonton Eskimos), plays from scrimmage (an average of 63.7 per game, almost three more than the second-place Ottawa Redblacks) and net offense (an average of 410.3 yards, 2.5 yards better than the second-place Calgary Stampeders).

The Roughriders also have the league’s most efficient red-zone offence (eight touchdowns in 11 trips for a 72.7-per-cent success rate; the league average is 49 per cent) and the best offence in second-down conversions (41-for-77, or 53.2 per cent).

Their 75-per-cent efficiency rate on second-and-short is third-best in the CFL, their 68.2-per-cent success rate on second-and-medium leads the league, and their 39.5-per-cent conversion rate on second-and-long is third-best.

Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has thrown for 1,382 yards (345 yards/game) and seven touchdowns in four games while Kevin Glenn of the Roughriders has thrown the same number of touchdowns, but is averaging slightly more yards per game at 351.6.

Bakari Grant (81) during the game between the Montreal Alouettes and the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Percival-Molson Stadium in Montreal, QC, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo: Johany Jutras / CFL)

Neither starting running back, Jerome Messam of the Stampeders or Saskatchewan’s Cameron Marshall have opened the season with big numbers. Marshall has posted 166 yards rushing in three games while Messam has 188 in four.

Defensively, there is not much separating the two. Calgary has allowed 110 points in four games while the Roughriders have given up an aaverage of 26.6. However, so far, Saskatchewan has not allowed a single touchdown on the ground.

Although, statistically there is not much of a difference between Calgary and Saskatchewan, the Stampeders home record would give them the edge

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If you can’t watch it live, each game is available for 48 hours after the original broadcast.

LIVE STREAM PPV: CFL – Saskatchewan Roughriders @Calgary Stampeders Sat. July 21 9:00p EDT (3:00a July 22 CEST)


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