Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 10/29/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-3)
TD Place Stadium is the site where and the Ottawa Redblacks (4-13) will take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-10) on Saturday. Hamilton opens this game as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 49.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Dane Evans and Nick Arbuckle.
In their last contest the Tiger-Cats played the Redblacks and earned the victory by a score of 30-27. Dane Evans went 16/29 with 220 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He threw 1 pick during the game. Sean Thomas-Erlington paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 36 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 104 yards by way of 13 carries which gave him an average of 8.0 yards per carry. Tim White was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 113 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 16.1 yards per reception in the game.
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When talking about scoring, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are averaging 23.4 points per game. As a team they hold an average of 90.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 7th in the CFL. The Tiger-Cats have racked up 6,066 total yards over the course of this year. With reference to getting in the endzone, Hamilton has amassed 20 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Tiger-Cats have allowed 4,226 yards which has them sitting in 3rd in the league. For the year, they have yielded 332.1 yards/outing which puts them 2nd in the CFL. The Tiger-Cats are sitting in 8th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 26.9 points per contest. They are allowing 4.7 yards per rushing attempt and 83.5 rushing yards per contest for the season. Over the course of their 17 games played, they have allowed 248.6 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 67.3%. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,419 running yards through 17 games.
The last time they took the field the Redblacks played the Tiger-Cats and took the loss by a score of 30-27. Jackson Bennett led the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 21 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 63 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per carry. R.J. Harris was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 62 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 8.9 yards per catch during the game. Nick Arbuckle went 19/27 with 166 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
For the season thus far, the Redblacks have thrown for a total of 4,463 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 262.5 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 4th in the league. The Ottawa Redblacks are averaging 348.7 yards per contest ranking them 5th in the league. They hold an average of 86.2 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 1,465 yards for this year. In terms of this team's ability to score points, the Redblacks sit 8th in the league scoring 21.4 PPG.
The Redblacks are giving up 26.6 PPG, which puts them in 7th in the CFL. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 452 total points. Ottawa has yielded a total of 1,790 yards via the ground game (105.3 yards per game) as well as 20 touchdowns on the ground for the 2020 season. They have conceded 24 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 263.2 yards/outing, which has them in 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-3)
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