Redblacks vs. Tiger-Cats
CFL Football: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm (TD Place Stadium)
The Line: Redblacks -7 -- Over/Under: 53.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Ottawa Redblacks meet Friday in CFL action at TD Place Stadium.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats could use another big road win after splitting their last six games overall. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won four straight road games. Jeremiah Masoli is completing 61.4 percent of his passes for 2,421 yards, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions. Zach Collaros and Masoli have combined for 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions this season. Jalen Saunders and Luke Tasker have combined for 1,903 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Brandon Banks has 47 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 86.3 yards per contest, and CJ Gable leads the way with 466 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 31.5 points and 415.9 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with 89 tackles, Justin Capicciotti has seven sacks and Richard Leonard has four interceptions.
The Ottawa Redblacks hope to stay hot after winning six of their last nine games. The Ottawa Redblacks have lost four of their last five home games. Trevor Harris is completing 69.7 percent of his passes for 4,366 yards, 28 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Harris has two or more touchdown passes in eight of his last 10 games. Greg Ellingson and Brad Sinopoli have combined for 2,403 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns while Diontae Spencer has 62 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 92.2 yards per contest, and William Powell leads the way with 893 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 24.5 points and 395.4 yards per game. Taylor Reed leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 93 tackles, Avery Ellis has six sacks and Antoine Pruneau has four interceptions.
The Tiger-Cats are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in October and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The RedBlacks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Friday games, 5-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Ottawa.
The road team has won six of the last eight meetings between these two teams and the Tiger-Cats are outscoring teams by 13 points in their last three games. Hamilton has also covered in five straight on the road, while Ottawa is just 4-4 ATS at home. Yes, the Redblacks are playing better football overall and have had the upperhand over Hamilton for the most part, but the free touchdown seems like where the value is at for this contest.