Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 9/22/2023 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Friday, September 22, 2023
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Saskatchewan Roughriders (-2.5)
The Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-7) go to TD Place Stadium on Friday where they'll meet the Ottawa Redblacks (3-10). Saskatchewan opens this game as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 44.5. The men taking the field are Jake Dolegala and Dustin Crum.
In their last game the Roughriders faced the Elks and took the defeat by a score of 36-27. Jacob Dolegala went 20/34 with 213 yards passing and tossed 3 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. Jamal Morrow paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 46 yards on 10 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per run. Shawn Bane was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 47 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 7.8 yards per catch in the game.
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When it comes to putting points on the board, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have an average of 21.2 points per contest. Offensively they are averaging 83.4 yards rushing ranking them 8th in the league. The Roughriders have earned 4,347 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Saskatchewan has earned 16 touchdowns through the air and 7 rushing touchdowns.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Roughriders have surrendered 3,072 yards which has them sitting in 5th in the CFL. During this campaign, they are granting 358.2 yards/outing which has them sitting 6th in the CFL. The Roughriders rank 9th in the league concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 29.9 PPG. They are giving up an average of 5.2 yards per run and 121.9 rushing yards per game for the season. During their 13 games played this season, they are allowing 236.3 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.5%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 1,585 rushing yards through 13 outings.
In their last game the Redblacks played the Lions and took the defeat by a score of 41-37. Devonte Williams led the team in rushing during the game. He had a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 66 yards by way of 18 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per tote. Justin Hardy was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 114 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 14.3 yards per catch during the game. Dustin Crum went 19/30 with 233 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 interception in the game.
Over the course of the season so far, the Redblacks have compiled 2,392 yards through the air in addition to an average of 184.0 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 9th in the league. The Ottawa Redblacks have an average of 313.2 yards per contest ranking them 9th in the league. They hold an average of 129.2 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,679 yards for the year. When discussing their ability to score points, the Redblacks are ranked 4th in the league by scoring 24.0 points per game.
Ottawa has surrendered a total of 1,012 yards on the ground (77.8 yards per outing) as well as 11 touchdowns rushing this year. The Redblacks are surrendering 27.0 points per game, which has them ranked 8th in the CFL. In total, they have surrendered 351 points in total. They have surrendered 24 touchdowns through the air in addition to 309.8 yards/contest, which puts them in 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Saskatchewan Roughriders (-2.5)
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