Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Ottawa Redblacks CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/29/17
Redblacks vs. Roughriders
CFL Football: Friday, September 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm (TD Place Stadium)
The Line: Redblacks +3 -- Over/Under: 50 See the Latest Odds
The Saskatchewan Roughriders and Ottawa Redblacks meet Friday in CFL action at TD Place Stadium.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders look for another victory after winning four of their last six games. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have lost four of their last six road games. Kevin Glenn is completing 69.9 percent of his passes for 3,184 yards, 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Glenn and Brandon Bridge have combined for 28 touchdown passes this season. Naaman Roosevelt and Bakari Grant have combined for 1,689 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns while Duron Carter has 51 receptions. The Saskatchewan Roughriders ground game is averaging 70.6 yards per contest, and Cameron Marshall leads the way with 490 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Saskatchewan is allowing 25.8 points and 388.8 yards per game. Henoc Muamba leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders with 59 tackles, Willie Jefferson has seven sacks and Ed Gainey has eight interceptions.
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The Ottawa Redblacks could use a spark of consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Ottawa Redblacks have lost four of their last six home games. Trevor Harris is completing 70.6 percent of his passes for 3,724 yards, 23 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Harris and Drew Tate have combined for 25 touchdown passes this season. Greg Ellingson and Brad Sinopoli have combined for 2,107 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns while Diontae Spencer has 53 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 86.4 yards per contest, and William Powell leads the way with 556 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 24.4 points and 393.8 yards per game. Taylor Reed leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 77 tackles, Avery Ellis has five sacks and Antoine Pruneau has three interceptions.
The Roughriders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games, 5-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games in September. The RedBlacks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Both of these teams have been in a lot of close games and the Roughriders haven't had much road success this season. The Redblacks are 9-5 ATS this season and are being outscored by just two points in their last three games. Of course, Saskatchewan has also been dealing with injured quarterbacks, which doesn't exactly help their case heading into this game. Also, the last three meetings between the Roughriders and Redblacks have been decided by a combined six points. I'll take Ottawa and the free field goal here.