Ottawa Redblacks vs Edmonton Eskimos Week 9 CFL Point Spread Picks 8/10/2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Commonwealth Stadium is the venue where Trevor Harris and the Edmonton Eskimos (4-3, 3rd in the Western Conference) will take on the Ottawa Redblacks (3-4, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) on Saturday. Ottawa opens this contest as 9 point dogs. The total opens at 49.
The Redblacks have been a strong bet for bettors, having gone 2-1 ATS. Edmonton is covering the spread 25.0% of the time, going 1-3 against the spread. The Eskimos have been terrible for football wagerers as favorites, going 0-1 ATS. Ottawa has went 4-3 against the spread as an underdog, so they cover the spread 57.1% of the time.
Valuable Ottawa Redblacks Betting Trends
The Redblacks have been an awful Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 1-3.
The Redblacks cover the spread 0.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 0-3 ATS.
Important Edmonton Eskimos Betting Trends
The Eskimos cover the spread 50.0% of the time at Commonwealth Stadium, going 3-3 against the spread.
The Eskimos have been a very good Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 2-1.
Key Ottawa Redblacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Edmonton Eskimos Injuries
No key injuries to report
The Ottawa Redblacks head into this game 3-4 in 2019. They currently sit at 3rd in the Eastern Conference. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 22.3 points per game, putting them 7th in the CFL. As a team, they are averaging 93 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the Eastern Conference, and they sit in 4th in the Eastern Conference for passing yards per game with 204.6. For total yards, they sit in 4th in the Eastern Conference and 8th in the CFL with 2,083 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Redblacks have compiled a total of 5 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns which is 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the Eastern Conference and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Redblacks have one of the most lackluster defenses in the league allowing 29.9 points per game, putting them 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 7th in the CFL. In discussing yards rushing, Ottawa is allowing 120.1 yards per game putting them 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 8th in the CFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.95 yards per carry putting them 1st in the Eastern Conference and 4th in the CFL overall. Overall, they have conceded 841 yards rushing through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Redblacks have conceded 2,038 yards over the period of 7 games. This comes out to an average of 291.1 yards per game, putting them 9th in the CFL and 4th in the Eastern Conference. Teams are completing 71.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 8.74 yards per try. They have conceded 9 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. Overall, they are allowing 411.3 yards per game putting them 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 7th overall. In terms of overall statistics, they will have to defend better if they want to get the win this week.
The Edmonton Eskimos will be standing on the other sideline and are looking to get a win under their belt this coming week. The Eskimos head into this game 4-3 and they rank 3rd in the Western Conference. In discussing the offensive production, the Eskimos have one of the most prolific offenses in the CFL. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Eskimos currently sit at 4th in the West and 5th out of the nine teams in the CFL with an average of 25.6 points per game. So far this season, the Eskimos have passed the ball for a total of 2,299 yards through the air which breaks down to 328.4 passing yards per contest ranking them 1st in the CFL and 1st in the West. Edmonton has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 95.7 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the CFL and 3rd in the West. As a team, they have a total of 670 yards rushing through 7 games, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Edmonton Eskimos average 424.1 yards per game overall ranking them 1st in the CFL and 1st in the West.
The Edmonton Eskimos are allowing 18 points per game ranking them 1st in the West and 1st in the CFL. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 126 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are allowing 79.9 yards per game ranking them 2nd in the CFL and 2nd in the West. For 2019, they have allowed a total of 559 rushing yards and 2 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the best units in the CFL. They are allowing 156.6 passing yards per contest and 1,096 total yards through the air over the period of 7 games. For passing yards allowed per game, the Eskimos currently sit at 1st in the West and 1st in the CFL. They have conceded 9 passing TDs in 2019 ranking them 7th out of the nine teams in the CFL and 4th in the West.
Who will win tonight's Redblacks/Eskimos CFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Redblacks +9
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