Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks Week 10 CFL Pick and Parlay 8/17/2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019
TD Place Stadium
Dominique Davis and the Ottawa Redblacks (3-5, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-2, 1st in the Eastern Conference) at TD Place Stadium on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Ottawa opens this matchup as 4 point underdogs. The total opens at 52.5.
The Tiger-Cats have been very good for wagerers, having gone 5-3 ATS. The Redblacks cover 50.0% of the time, going 4-4 against the spread. The Tiger-Cats have been very good for wagerers as a favorite, going 4-2 ATS. Ottawa is covering the spread 80.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
The Tiger-Cats have been an awful Over play for O/U CFL wagerers, having gone 3-5.
Hamilton is covering the spread 33.3% of the time on the road, having gone 1-2 ATS.
Important Ottawa Redblacks Betting Trends
Ottawa is covering the spread 75.0% of the time at TD Place Stadium, going 3-1 against the spread.
The Redblacks have been a dicey Over play for O/U CFL wagerers, having gone 4-4.
Key Hamilton Tiger-Cats Injuries
07/28/19 QB Jeremiah Masoli ACL is out for season
Key Ottawa Redblacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats come into this matchup with a record of 6-2 this season. They are ranked 1st in the Eastern Conference. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league averaging 33 points per contest, putting them 1st in the CFL. As a team, they are averaging 88.5 rushing yards per game which is 3rd in the conference, and they are currently ranked 2nd in the conference for passing yards per game with 268.8. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 1st in the conference and 4th in the CFL with 2,858 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Tigers-Cats currently have a total of 13 passing touchdowns and 9 rushing touchdowns which is 1st in the conference. They are one of the dangerous teams in the conference and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night.
The Tigers-Cats have one of the top tier defenses in the league allowing 21.6 points per contest, putting them 1st in the conference and 3rd in the CFL. In terms of rushing yards, Hamilton is allowing 117 yards per game putting them 2nd in the conference and 7th in the CFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.54 yards per rush putting them 3rd in the conference and 8th in the CFL overall. In total, they have allowed 936 yards rushing through 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers-Cats have allowed 2,058 yards over the period of 8 contests. This comes out to an average of 257.2 yards per game, putting them 6th in the CFL and 2nd in the conference. Opponents are completing 63.4% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.96 yards per try. They have allowed 5 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. In total, they are allowing 374.2 yards per game putting them 1st in the conference and 6th overall. When looking at all the stats, you might find it difficult to score points on this team because of their stout defense.
The Ottawa Redblacks will be standing on the other sideline and are looking to get a win under their belt this next game. The Redblacks come into this matchup with a record of 3-5 and they currently sit at 3rd in the Eastern Conference. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Redblacks have one of the worst offenses in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Redblacks are currently ranked 2nd in the conference and 7th out of all the teams in the league averaging 21 points per contest. So far this season, the Redblacks have thrown for a total of 1,721 yards through the air which breaks down to 215.1 passing yards per contest ranking them 8th in the CFL and 3rd in the conference. Ottawa has made teams respect their running game by averaging 93.5 yards per game, ranking them 5th in the CFL and 2nd in the conference. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 748 yards rushing through 8 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Ottawa Redblacks average 308.6 yards per game overall ranking them 9th in the CFL and 4th in the conference.
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The Ottawa Redblacks are giving up 28.1 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the conference and 7th in the CFL. When talking about points given up, they have allowed 225 total points. When talking about rushing yards, they are giving up 120.1 yards per game which puts them at 8th in the CFL and 3rd in the conference. This season, they have allowed 961 rushing yards and 13 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the most anemic groups in the CFL. They are giving up 294.8 passing yards per contest and 2,358 total yards through the air over the course of 8 contests. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Redblacks are currently ranked 3rd in the conference and 8th in the CFL. They have conceded 9 passing touchdowns this year ranking them 4th out of all the teams in the league and 3rd in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tiger-Cats -4 and under 52.5 total points
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