Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 9/22/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-8.5)
The Ottawa Redblacks (1-4) play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3-3) at TD Place Stadium on Wednesday. Hamilton opens this contest as 8.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 43.5. The QB's who are expected to start are David Watford and Dominique Davis.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats played the Stampeders and won 23-17. David Watford went 19/22 with 149 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. David Watford paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 7 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 35 yards on 10 carries which meant he was running for 3.5 yards per carry. Tim White led the team in receiving yardage by earning 40 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 6.7 yards per reception for the game.
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The Tiger-Cats have earned 1,626 total yards for the season. As a team they maintain an average of 83.7 yards rushing giving them a rank of 6th in the CFL. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Hamilton has earned 6 passing touchdowns and 3 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 18.7 points per game.
The Tiger-Cats are sitting in 3rd in the league in relation to their opponents scoring, giving up 18.7 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.9 yards per rush on the ground and 93.3 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have given up 560 rushing yards through 6 contests. In terms of passing yards, the Tiger-Cats have given up 1,340 yards which ranks them 3rd in the league. In their 6 games played, they are giving up 223.3 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.0%. For the year, they are allowing 316.7 yards per contest ranking them 2nd in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Redblacks went up against the Lions and took the defeat by a score of 45-13. Tim Flanders led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 40 yards on 15 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per carry. Anthony Coombs was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 82 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 10.3 yards per catch for that game. Dominique Davis went 30/51 with 333 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 pick in the game.
For the year so far, the Redblacks have thrown for a total of 1,022 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 204.4 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 8th in the CFL. The Ottawa Redblacks maintain an average of 275.4 yards per outing which has them ranked 8th in the CFL. They are averaging 71.0 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 355 yards in total. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Redblacks sit 9th in the CFL by scoring 16.0 points per outing.
The Redblacks are surrendering 31.0 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th in the CFL. This year, they have given up 155 points in total. Ottawa has conceded a total of 542 yards on the ground (108.4 yards per game) as well as 3 touchdowns via the rush for the 2020 season. They have given up 9 touchdowns via the pass as well as 301.8 yards/game, which has them sitting 9th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-8.5)
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