Ottawa Redblacks vs. Toronto Argonauts CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 8/23/15
Toronto Argonauts (5-2) vs. Ottawa Redblacks (4-3)
CFL Football: Sunday August 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Rogers Centre)
The Line: Toronto Argonauts -8.5 -- Over/Under: 50.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Redblacks and Toronto Argonauts play Sunday afternoon at the Rogers Centre.
The Ottawa Redblacks look for a bounce back win after getting beat up last week. Henry Burris is completing 66.4 percent of his passes for 1,809 yards, nine touchdowns and six interceptions. Burris has five touchdowns and zero picks in his last three games. Chris Williams and Brad Sinopoli have combined for more than 800 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Greg Ellingson has two touchdowns on 26 catches. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 68.9 yards per contest, and Chevon Walker leads the way with 287 yards on 78 carries. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 28.3 points and 342.9 yards per game. Damaso Munoz leads the Redblacks with 29 tackles, Jovon Johnson has two interceptions and Keith Shologan has four sacks.
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The Toronto Argonauts look to win their third straight game and start to pull away in the East. Trevor Harris is completing 75 percent of his passes for 1,987 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. Harris has five touchdowns and zero picks in his last three games. Vidal Hazelton and Tori Gurley have combined for more than 700 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Kevin Elliott has three touchdowns on 22 catches. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 77 yards per contest, and Brandon Whitaker leads the way with 297 yards on 47 carries. Defensively, Toronto is allowing 26.1 points and 360.4 yards per game. Gregory Jones leads the Argonauts with 44 tackles, Devin Smith has two interceptions and Euclid Cummings has three sacks.
The RedBlacks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in August and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games. The Argonauts are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in August and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Ottawa has been a mixed bag pretty much all season and is coming off a game in which they got waxed. Toronto is unbeaten at home and is starting to hit its stride with back-to-back wins. Give me the Argonauts by double digits