Ottawa Redblacks vs BC Lions Prediction, 9/11/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs BC Lions
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+13)
The BC Lions (2-2) host the Ottawa Redblacks (1-3) at BC Place Stadium on Saturday. The line on this game has BC as 13-point favorites. The total is set at 45. The expected starting quarterbacks are Matt Nichols and Mike Riley.
In their last outing the Redblacks took on the Alouettes and took the loss by a score of 51-29. Dominique Davis went 23/33 with 291 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Dominique Davis led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the contest. He rushed for 38 yards by way of 8 carries which meant he averaged 5.0 yards per run. R.J. Harris was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 67 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 9.6 yards per reception for the game.
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The Redblacks have earned 963 total yards for this campaign. Offensively they average 71.0 yards on the ground ranking them 9th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Ottawa has amassed 2 touchdowns through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Ottawa Redblacks hold an average of 16.8 points per outing.
The Redblacks are sitting in 9th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 27.5 points per game. They are giving up 5.2 yards per attempt on the ground and 117.8 rushing yards per contest this season. For the season, they have conceded 471 yards via the ground game in 4 outings. Regarding passing yardage, the Redblacks have allowed 1,205 yards which puts them in 8th in the league. During their 4 games played, they have allowed 301.2 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 77.6%. For the season, they are surrendering 419.0 yards per outing which puts them 9th in the CFL.
In their last outing the Lions went up against the Redblacks and earned the victory by a score of 24-12. Shaquille Cooper paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 30 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 71 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.1 yards per run. Bryan Burnham led the team in receiving yardage by earning 84 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per reception for the game. Mike Reilly went 23/32 with 301 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks.
When discussing putting points on the board, the Lions currently rank 3rd in the league with 21.0 PPG. For the season thus far, the Lions have thrown for a total of 1,105 passing yards as well as holding an average of 276.2 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 3rd in the CFL. They have an average of 71.5 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 286 yards overall. The BC Lions are averaging 347.8 yards per contest which has them ranked 5th in the league.
The Lions are relinquishing 18.8 points per game, which has them in 3rd in the CFL. In total, they have given up 75 total points. BC has surrendered a total of 351 rushing yards (87.8 yards/game) in addition to 1 touchdown on the ground for the season. They have allowed the opposition 3 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 243.0 yards per game, which has them in 7th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take BC Lions (-13) and under 45 points
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