Toronto Argonauts vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 9/24/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (+1.5)
The Toronto Argonauts (7-5) go to TD Place Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Ottawa Redblacks (3-9). Ottawa opens this contest as 1.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 48.5. The QB's who are expected to start are McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Nick Arbuckle.
In their last contest the Argonauts played the Redblacks and won by a score of 24-19. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 27/39 with 365 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. A.J. Ouellette paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 12 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the contest. He racked up a total of 29 yards via 10 carries which meant he was running for 2.9 yards per run. Kurleigh Gittens Jr. led the team in receiving yardage by earning 161 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 20.1 yards per catch in the game.
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The Argonauts have earned 4,116 total yards for the season. As a unit they average 73.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 9th in the CFL. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Toronto has compiled 16 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of scoring points, the Toronto Argonauts have an average of 24.0 PPG.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Argonauts have surrendered 3,173 yards which has them ranked 4th in the CFL. In total, they are conceding 356.2 yards per game which has them ranked 6th in the CFL. The Argonauts are ranked 3rd in the CFL in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 23.1 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.9 yards per rush and 91.8 yards on the ground per game this year. In their 12 games, they are allowing 264.4 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 69.1%. For the year, they have given up 1,101 yards via the running game in 12 games.
In their last game the Redblacks played the Argonauts and ended up taking the loss by a score of 24-19. Devonte Williams paced the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 25 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 80 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.0 yards per carry. Nathaniel Behar led the team in receiving yardage by earning 76 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 12.7 yards per catch during the game. Nick Arbuckle went 26/40 with 290 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He gave away 1 pick on the day.
During the season so far, the Redblacks have thrown for 3,079 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 256.6 passing yards per outing, which ranks 4th in the CFL. The Ottawa Redblacks hold an average of 349.9 yards per outing which has them ranked 5th in the CFL. They hold an average of 93.3 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 1,120 yards for the season. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Redblacks sit 8th in the CFL maintaining an average of 20.8 points per contest.
The Redblacks are conceding 24.2 points per contest, which has them sitting 4th in the league. Over the course of the season, they have given up 291 total points. Ottawa has yielded a total of 1,204 yards via the ground game (100.3 yards per contest) in addition to 13 touchdowns rushing for the 2020 season. They have conceded 17 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 263.7 yards per game, which has them ranked 7th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ottawa Redblacks (-1.5)
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