Ottawa Redblacks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Prediction, 7/8/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date: Friday, July 8, 2022
Location: Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+9)
The Saskatchewan Roughriders (3-1) play the Ottawa Redblacks (0-3) at Mosaic Stadium on Friday. Saskatchewan opens this contest as 9-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 50. The QB's taking the field are Jeremiah Masoli and Cody Fajardo.
In their last contest the Redblacks went up against the Lions and were beaten 34-31. Jeremiah Masoli went 13/26 with 159 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. William Powell paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 12 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the game. He scurried for 55 yards on 11 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per carry. Darvin Adams was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 92 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 18.4 yards per reception for that game.
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The Redblacks have racked up 1,067 yards in total this year. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 82.0 yards rushing giving them a rank of 6th in the CFL. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Ottawa has amassed 1 touchdown and 3 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Ottawa Redblacks have an average of 20.0 points per game.
The Redblacks rank 4th in the league regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 24.0 points per contest. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rush and 105.0 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have given up 315 running yards through 3 outings. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Redblacks have conceded 805 yards which has them sitting in 2nd in the CFL. During their 3 games played, they are conceding 268.3 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 72.0%. For the year, they have surrendered 373.3 yards per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
In their last outing the Roughriders took on the Alouettes and won 41-20. Jamal Morrow led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 18 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown during the game. He rushed for a total of 103 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 6.0 yards per carry. Kian Schaffer-Baker was the receiving yardage leader by earning 90 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 12.9 yards per catch for the game. Cody Fajardo went 18/29 with 224 yards passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
During this campaign so far, the Roughriders have racked up 974 passing yards along with holding an average of 243.5 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 5th in the league. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are averaging 362.5 yards per contest which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 119.0 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 476 yards for the year. In relation to putting points on the board, the Roughriders are ranking 3rd in the CFL with 27.5 PPG.
Saskatchewan has allowed the opposition a total of 218 yards on the ground (54.5 yards/game) and 1 touchdown on the ground for the season. The Roughriders are surrendering 21.5 points per contest, ranking them 3rd in the CFL. Overall, they have relinquished 86 points in total. They have yielded 3 touchdowns from the passing game and 237.5 yards/contest, ranking them 3rd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Saskatchewan Roughriders (-9)
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