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Toronto Argonauts vs Saskatchewan Roughriders 7/16/22 CFL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Toronto Argonauts
July 16, 2022 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Toronto Argonauts +2.5 / Saskatchewan Roughriders -2.5
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts meet Saturday in week 6 CFL action at Raymond Field. The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to build on their 4-1 record. The Toronto Argonauts look to get back to a .500 record.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have won 8 of their last 10 regular season games. Coby Fajardo is completing 68.7 percent of his passes for 1,204 yards, 6 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Kian Schaffer-Baker and D’haquille Williams have combined for 509 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns, while Shaq Evans has 10 receptions. The Saskatchewan Roughriders ground game is averaging 131.4 yards per contest, and Jamal Morrow leads the way with 335 yards and 2 touchdowns. Defensively, Saskatchewan is allowing 19.8 points and 328.8 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders with 28 tackles, Pete Robertson has 7 sacks and Derrick Moncrief has 3 interceptions.

The Toronto Argonauts have won 7 of their last 11 regular season games. Mcleod Bethel-Thompson is completing 71.9 percent of his passes for 761 yards, 3 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Kurleigh Gittens Jr. and Brandon Banks have combined for 326 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns, while DaVaris Daniels has 11 receptions. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 85.7 yards per contest, and Andrew Harris leads the way with 225 yards on 47 carries. Defensively, Toronto is allowing 28.7 points and 405 yards per game. Wynton McMains leads the Toronto Argonauts with 23 tackles, Shane Ray has 1 sack and Tarvarus McFadden has 1 interception.

The Roughriders are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Argonauts are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a bye week and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 10-4 in Roughriders last 14 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Argonauts last 7 games overall. The Roughriders are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 meetings in Toronto and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have shown to be the better team this season up to this point, and they’re one of the more balanced teams in the league overall. I understand why they’d be favored here. However, the Toronto Argonauts are supposed to be a team that can make a run in the East, and they need to take advantage at home if they’re going to do that. The Argonauts have also had an extra week to prepare for this game, which should count for something. I’ll take a shot with the home dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Toronto Argonauts +2.5
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