Ottawa Redblacks vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 7/16/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+3.5)
The Ottawa Redblacks (0-4) are headed to Tim Hortons Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (0-4). The line on this game has Hamilton as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 45.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Jeremiah Masoli and Dane Evans.
In their last game the Redblacks faced the Roughriders and lost 28-13. Jeremiah Masoli went 19/27 with 210 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He threw 1 pick on the day. William Powell led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 19 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 58 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he averaged 5.0 yards per run. Terry Williams was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 51 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 8.5 yards per reception for that game.
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When talking about getting in the endzone, the Ottawa Redblacks are averaging 18.2 PPG. As a team they hold an average of 79.5 yards rushing which ranks them 7th in the CFL. The Redblacks have tallied 1,385 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Ottawa has compiled 2 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground.
The Redblacks are sitting in 5th in the CFL regarding team defense, giving up 25.0 points per contest. They are allowing 5.2 yards per run and 124.0 rushing yards per contest this season. In total, they have conceded 496 yards via the running game in 4 games. When talking about passing yardage, the Redblacks have surrendered 998 yards which ranks them 4th in the league. Over the course of their 4 games played this year, they have relinquished 249.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 73.1%. In total, they have yielded 373.5 yards/contest putting them 7th in the CFL.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats took on the Elks and ended up taking the loss by a score of 29-25. Wes Hills paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 40 yards by way of 8 carries which had him averaging 5.0 yards per carry. Tim White was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 81 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 16.2 yards per reception for that game. Dane Evans went 20/31 with 197 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 picks in the game.
When discussing their ability to score points, the Tiger-Cats currently rank 6th in the CFL holding an average of 20.0 points per outing. Over the course of the season to this point, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 1,026 passing yards together with an average of 256.5 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 4th in the league. They average 59.2 run yards per game and have run for 237 yards overall. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats maintain an average of 315.8 yards per outing ranking them 8th in the CFL.
The Tiger-Cats are surrendering 29.5 PPG, which has them ranked 8th in the CFL. This season, they have allowed 118 points in total. Hamilton has surrendered a total of 357 yards on the ground (89.2 yards per game) as well as 3 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have allowed 4 touchdowns through the air in addition to 259.5 yards per contest, which has them ranked 6th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-3.5) and under 45.5 points
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