Ottawa Redblacks vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Week 19 CFL Pick and Parlay 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tim Hortons Field
Dane Evans and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (12-3, 1st in the Eastern Conference) host the Ottawa Redblacks (3-12, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) at Tim Hortons Field on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Hamilton opens this matchup as 17 point favorites. The total opens at 51.
The Redblacks have been less than ideal for bettors, having gone 5-10 ATS. Hamilton is covering the spread 71.4% of the time, going 10-4 against the spread. The Tiger-Cats have been strong for football bettors as a favorite, going 7-3 ATS. Ottawa is covering the spread 45.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 5-6 against the spread.
Valuable Ottawa Redblacks Betting Trends
The Redblacks have been a good Over choice for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 7-8.
Ottawa is covering the spread 42.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 3-4 ATS.
Important Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
Hamilton is covering the spread 62.5% of the time at Tim Hortons Field, going 5-3 against the spread.
The Tiger-Cats have been a dicey Over choice for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 6-9.
The Ottawa Redblacks step onto the field holding a record of 3-12 for this year. They are ranked 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They are a low scoring offensive team in the Eastern Conference and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yardage, they rank 4th in the Eastern Conference and 9th in the league with 4,587 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Redblacks currently have a total of 10 passing TDs and 6 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 17.3 points per contest, ranking them 9th in the league. As a team, they have an average of 77.9 rushing yards per game which is 3rd in the Eastern Conference, and they currently sit at 4th in the Eastern Conference for passing yards per game with 227.9.
The Redblacks have one of the worst defenses in the CFL allowing 30 points per contest, which has them at 3rd in the conference and 8th in the league. When it comes to yards through the air, the Redblacks have conceded 4,473 yards over the period of 15 contests. This comes out to an average of 298.2 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the league and 2nd in the East. Teams are completing 70.4% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.87 yards per attempt. They have conceded 22 passing TDs and 24 rushing touchdowns. In regard to yards rushing, Ottawa is allowing 118.1 yards per contest putting them 3rd in the conference and 8th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.06 yards per rush which has them at 1st in the East and 3rd in the league overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,771 rushing yards through 15 games.
The Tigers-Cats head into this game 12-3 and they are currently ranked 1st in the Eastern Conference. In discussing the offensive production, the Tigers-Cats have one of the top tier offenses in the CFL. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Tigers-Cats sit in 1st in the Eastern Conference and 1st out of all the teams in the league averaging 30.6 points per game. So far this season, the Tigers-Cats have thrown for a total of 4,304 yards through the air which equates to 286.9 passing yards per contest which has them at 3rd in the CFL. Hamilton has made teams respect their running game by averaging 100.7 yards per contest, which has them at 5th in the CFL. As a unit, they have a total of 1,511 rushing yards through 15 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 Hamilton Tiger-Cats average 387.7 yards per contest overall putting them 1st in the CFL and 1st in the East.
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are giving up 19.2 points per game which puts them at 1st in the conference and 1st in the CFL. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in the CFL. They are allowing 262.5 passing yards per game and 3,938 total passing yards. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Tigers-Cats sit in 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have conceded 13 passing touchdowns this year. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 288 total points. In terms of yards on the ground, they are giving up 97.4 yards per contest which puts them at 4th in the CFL and 1st in the Eastern Conference. For 2019, they have conceded a total of 1,461 yards rushing and 14 rushing touchdowns.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Redblacks +17 and under 51 total points
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