Ottawa Redblacks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Prediction, 8/21/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Location: Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+11.5)
The Saskatchewan Roughriders (2-0) play the Ottawa Redblacks (1-0) at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday. Ottawa opens this contest as 11.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 46.5. The starting quarterbacks are Matt Nichols and Cody Fajardo.
In their last contest the Redblacks faced the Elks and ended up getting the win by a score of 16-12. Matt Nichols went 12/20 with 71 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions. Tim Flanders paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 8 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 39 yards via 11 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per run. Ryan Davis was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 33 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 5.5 yards per reception for the game.
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The Redblacks have attained 95 total yards for the season. As a team they have an average of 56.0 yards on the ground ranking them 8th in the league. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Ottawa has earned 0 touchdowns through the air and 0 rushing touchdowns. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Ottawa Redblacks hold an average of 16.0 PPG.
Concerning passing yards, the Redblacks have allowed 313 yards which has them ranked 3rd in the league. For the season, they have surrendered 423.0 yards per outing which ranks them 8th in the CFL. The Redblacks are sitting in 2nd in the CFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 12.0 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 5.2 yards per rush and 110.0 rushing yards per contest this season. In their 1 games played this year, they have yielded 313.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 75.0%. In total, they have given up 110 yards via the ground game in 1 games.
In their last game the Roughriders played the Tiger-Cats and earned the victory by a score of 30-8. William Powell paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 89 yards on 18 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per run. Brayden Lenius led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 62 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 12.4 yards per catch for that contest. Cody Fajardo went 17/25 with 222 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Roughriders sit 1st in the CFL maintaining an average of 31.5 points per outing. During the season to this point, the Roughriders have thrown for a total of 437 passing yards together with an average of 218.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 6th in the league. They have an average of 121.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 242 yards for the season. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have an average of 339.5 yards per contest ranking them 6th in the CFL.
Saskatchewan has given up a total of 79 yards via the ground game (39.5 yards per outing) as well as 1 touchdown on the ground for the season. The Roughriders are giving up 18.5 points per game, ranking them 4th in the CFL. In total, they have relinquished 37 points in total. They have given up 3 touchdowns from the passing game and 253.0 yards per game, which has them in 6th in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Saskatchewan Roughriders (-11.5) and under 46.5 points
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