Edmonton Elks vs Ottawa Redblacks
September 28, 2021 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Ottawa Redblacks +6.5
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The Edmonton Elks and Ottawa Redblacks meet Tuesday in week 9 CFL action at TD Place Stadium. The Edmonton Elks need a win here to rebound from back-to-back losses. The Ottawa Redblacks need a win here to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Edmonton Elks have lost seven of their last 10 games overall. Trevor Harris is completing 74.1 percent of his passes for 1,481 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions. Derel Walker and Greg Ellingson have combined for 721 receiving yards on 56 catches while Mike Jones has 21 receptions. The Edmonton Elks ground game is averaging 108.8 yards per contest, and James Wilder leads the way with 499 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 25.2 points and 298.2 yards per game. Trumaine Washington leads the Edmonton Elks with 26 tackles, Jake Ceresna has three sacks and Aaron Grymes has four pass deflections.
The Ottawa Redblacks have lost 16 of their last 17 games overall. Dominique Davis is completing 60.2 percent of his passes for 674 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions. Ryan Davis and RJ Harris have combined for 513 receiving yards and one touchdown while Nathaniel Behar has 22 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 71.8 yards per contest, and Timothy Flanders leads the way with 167 yards on 44 carries. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 29.8 points and 389.5 yards per game. Avery Williams leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 48 tackles, Praise Martin-Oguike has two sacks and Abdul Kanneh has two interceptions.
The Elks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-12-1 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The RedBlacks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The under is 13-5-1 in Elks last 19 road games. The under is 9-4 in RedBlacks last 13 games overall. The Elks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
The Edmonton Elks have had an extra week to prepare for this game and they’re better than their record indicates. Edmonton is first in total defense and has arguably the most balanced offense in the league. Wins will soon come for the Elks. The Ottawa Redblacks continue to pile up the losses, the offense can’t finish drives and the defense has had issues getting off the field. The Redblacks don’t win or cover numbers. Give me the Elks by a touchdown.