Toronto Argonauts vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Prediction, 9/17/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date: Friday, September 17, 2021
Location: Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (+5)
The Saskatchewan Roughriders (3-2) host the Toronto Argonauts (3-2) at Mosaic Stadium on Friday. Saskatchewan opens this matchup as 5-point favorites. The total has been set at 42.5. The men taking the field are Nick Arbuckle and Cody Fajardo.
In their last contest the Argonauts faced the Tiger-Cats and notched a win by a score of 17-16. Nick Arbuckle went 23/37 with 236 yards passing and added 1 TD. He threw 2 picks on the day. John White led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 18 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 84 yards by way of 12 carries which gave him an average of 7.0 yards per carry. Ricky Collins was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 60 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 7.5 yards per reception for the game.
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When talking about scoring, the Toronto Argonauts have an average of 19.2 points per contest. Offensively they average 94.6 yards on the ground which is 4th in the CFL. The Argonauts have earned 1,800 yards in total this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Toronto has earned 6 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns.
The Argonauts rank 6th in the CFL concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 22.2 points per game. They are allowing 4.4 yards per rush and 65.6 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 328 rushing yards through 5 contests. In terms of yards via the pass, the Argonauts have conceded 1,204 yards which ranks them 4th in the league. In their 5 games played this season, they have relinquished 240.8 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 68.4%. Overall, they are granting 306.4 yards/game putting them 2nd in the league.
In their last contest the Roughriders played the Blue Bombers and lost 33-9. William Powell led the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 88 yards on 18 carries which had him averaging 5.0 yards per tote. Kian Schaffer-Baker was the receiving yardage leader by earning 73 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 10.4 yards per catch for that game. Cody Fajardo went 11/17 with 169 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He tossed 1 pick in the game.
When discussing their scoring prowess, the Roughriders currently rank 5th in the CFL averaging 20.6 PPG. During this campaign so far, the Roughriders have a total of 1,166 yards via the pass together with an average of 233.2 passing yards per contest, putting them at 6th in the CFL. They hold an average of 105.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 525 yards for this season. The Saskatchewan Roughriders maintain an average of 338.2 yards per game which has them ranked 6th in the league.
Saskatchewan has surrendered a total of 363 yards rushing (72.6 yards/game) in addition to 7 touchdowns rushing this season. The Roughriders are conceding 20.6 PPG, which has them in 4th in the CFL. Overall, they have allowed 103 points in total. They have allowed 6 touchdowns through the air and 243.6 yards/game, ranking them 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Saskatchewan Roughriders (-5)
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