Redblacks vs. Tiger-Cats
CFL Football: Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (TD Place Stadium)
The Line: Redblacks -4 -- Over/Under: 52.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Ottawa Redblacks play once again in a CFL matchup Friday night at TD Place Stadium on TSN.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look for a feel good victory in their last road game of the season. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have lost five straight road games with their last win coming in July against the Edmonton Eskimos. Zach Collaros is completing 67.1 percent of his passes for 2,531 yards, 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Collaros and Jeremiah Masoli have combined for 29 touchdown passes. Andy Fantuz and Terrence Toliver have combined for more than 1,800 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns while Luke Tasker has 75 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 66.7 yards per contest, and C.J. Gable leads the way with 566 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 27 points and 372.4 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 79 tackles, John Chick has 11 sacks and Emanuel Davis has five interceptions.
The Ottawa Redblacks look for back-to-back wins for the first time since week 1 and 2. The Ottawa Redblacks look to build on their lead in the East and get a game above a .500 record. Trevor Harris is completing 73.6 percent of his passes for 3,301 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. Harris has three touchdown passes in his last three games. Chris Williams and Greg Ellingson have combined for more than 2,300 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns while Ernest Jackson has 72 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 88.7 yards per contest, and Travon Van leads the way with 317 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 27.7 points and 381.5 yards per game. Damaso Munoz leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 66 tackles, Zack Evans has six sacks and Mitchell White has two interceptions.
The Tiger-Cats are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The RedBlacks are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
It's tough to beat a team in back-to-back weeks, but the Ottawa Redblacks have won the last four meetings against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and hasn't lost at home to them in two years. Add in the Tiger-Cats struggles on the road overall this season and you have to like the Redblacks at home and the reasonable line.