Toronto Argonauts vs Ottawa Redblacks Week 13 CFL Betting Tips 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
TD Place Stadium
McLeod Bethel-Thompson and the Toronto Argonauts (1-9, 4th in the Eastern Conference) are headed to TD Place Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Ottawa Redblacks (3-7, 3rd in the Eastern Conference).
The Argonauts have been a hot and cold pick for CFL bettors, having gone 4-5 ATS. The Redblacks are covering the spread 40.0% of the time, going 4-6 against the spread. The Redblacks have been an awful pick for football wagerers as favorites, going 0-3 ATS. Toronto has went 4-5 against the spread as the underdog, so they are covering the spread 44.4% of the time.
Valuable Toronto Argonauts Betting Trends
The Argonauts have been a good Over play for O/U football bettors, having gone 5-5.
The Argonauts are covering the spread 25.0% of the time on the road, having gone 1-3 ATS.
Important Ottawa Redblacks Betting Trends
Ottawa is covering the spread 60.0% of the time at TD Place Stadium, going 3-2 against the spread.
The Redblacks have been a good Over play for O/U football bettors, having gone 5-5.
Key Toronto Argonauts Injuries
07/10/19 QB James Franklin Hamstring is out indefinitely
06/17/19 QB Zach Collaros Head is out indefinitely
Key Ottawa Redblacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
The Toronto Argonauts step onto the field holding a record of 1-9 for the 2019 season. They currently sit at 4th 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 sit in 2nd in the conference and 5th in the league with 3,609 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Argonauts have compiled a total of 15 passing TDs and 0 rushing touchdowns. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 17.8 points per contest, which has them at 9th in the league. As a unit, they are averaging 72.1 rushing yards per game which is 4th in the conference, and they are currently ranked 1st in the conference for passing yards per game with 288.8.
The Argonauts have one of the worst defenses in the CFL allowing 34.8 points per game, which has them at 4th in the conference and 9th in the CFL. When it comes to yards through the air, the Argonauts have conceded 3,111 yards over the period of 10 contests. This comes out to an average of 311.1 yards per game, putting them 9th in the league and 4th in the Eastern Conference. Teams are completing 72.6% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 9.76 yards per try. They have allowed 20 passing TDs and 15 rushing touchdowns. When talking about rushing yards, Toronto is allowing 133.3 yards per contest ranking them 4th in the conference and 9th in the CFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.67 yards per carry ranking them 4th in the East and 8th in the CFL overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,333 rushing yards through 10 games.
The Redblacks head into this matchup 3-7 and they are currently ranked 3rd in the Eastern Conference. In discussing the offensive production, the Redblacks have one of the worst offenses in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Redblacks are ranked 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 8th out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 19.3 points per game. So far this season, the Redblacks have thrown for a total of 2,210 yards through the air which breaks down to 221 passing yards per contest ranking them 8th in the CFL. Ottawa is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 87.3 yards per contest, ranking them 6th in the league. As a unit, they have a total of 873 yards rushing through 10 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 308.3 yards per game overall ranking them 8th in the CFL and 4th in the East.
The Ottawa Redblacks are allowing 28.6 points per contest ranking them 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 7th in the league. Their passing defense is one of the worst units in the CFL. They are giving up 289.4 passing yards per game and 2,894 total passing yards. For passing yards allowed per game, the Redblacks are currently ranked 2nd in the East. They have conceded 11 passing TDs in 2019. In terms of points allowed, they have allowed 286 points in total. In discussing rushing yards, they are giving up 121.7 yards per contest ranking them 8th in the league and 3rd in the Eastern Conference. For the 2019 season, they have given up 1,217 yards rushing and 17 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Argonauts/Redblacks CFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Argonauts
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