Ottawa Redblacks vs Toronto Argonauts Prediction, 7/31/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Toronto Argonauts
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Location: BMO Field in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+3.5)
BMO Field is the venue where and the Toronto Argonauts (3-2) will take on the Ottawa Redblacks (0-6) on Sunday. Ottawa opens this matchup as 3.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 45.5. The starting quarterbacks are Jeremiah Masoli and McLeod Bethel-Thompson.
The last time they took the field the Redblacks played the Alouettes and took the loss by a score of 40-33. Caleb Evans went 25/40 with 297 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. William Powell paced the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 17 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 79 yards via 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per carry. Darvin Adams was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 118 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 13.1 yards per reception during the game.
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The Redblacks have attained 2,128 total yards over the course of this year. As a unit they're averaging 91.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 5th in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Ottawa has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 7 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, the Ottawa Redblacks are averaging 21.5 points per game.
The Redblacks sit in 7th in the league regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 27.5 points per game. They are allowing 5.1 yards per rushing attempt and 113.7 yards on the ground per game for the season. Overall, they have conceded 682 rushing yards through 6 contests. Regarding yards through the air, the Redblacks have given up 1,660 yards which puts them in 6th in the CFL. Over the course of their 6 games, they have allowed 276.7 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 74.3%. During this campaign, they have surrendered 390.3 yards per outing putting them at 9th in the league.
In their last game the Argonauts played the Roughriders and won 31-21. Andrew Harris led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 19 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 143 yards on 26 carries which had him averaging 5.5 yards per tote. Markeith Ambles was the receiving yardage leader by earning 64 yards on 9 catches. He notched an average of 7.1 yards per catch for the game. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 30/38 with 336 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He tossed 1 interception in the game.
Over the course of the season so far, the Argonauts currently sit at 1,319 passing yards as well as an average of 263.8 passing yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league. The Toronto Argonauts maintain an average of 361.4 yards per outing which ranks them 3rd in the CFL. They average 97.6 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 488 yards for the season. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Argonauts sit 7th in the CFL with 21.2 PPG.
Toronto has surrendered a total of 420 rushing yards (84.0 yards/game) and 2 touchdowns on the ground for the season. The Argonauts are giving up 26.2 PPG, which puts them in 5th in the CFL. This season, they have relinquished 131 total points. They have conceded 8 touchdowns via the pass and 257.8 yards per outing, which has them ranked 6th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (-3.5) and under 45.5 points
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