Ottawa Redblacks (6-5) vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders (7-4)
|Date & Time||Saturday September 15, 2018, 9:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Saskatchewan Roughriders -4 -- Over/Under: 50.5
The Ottawa Redblacks and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet Saturday in CFL action at Mosaic Stadium.
The Ottawa Redblacks look for a big road victory here to get back on track after splitting their last six games. The Ottawa Redblacks have split their last six road games. Trevor Harris is completing 67 percent of his passes for 3,221 yards, 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Harris has two or more touchdown passes in seven of his last 15 games. Brad Sinopoli and Greg Ellingson have combined for 1,642 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Diontae Spencer has 51 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 89.2 yards per contest, and William Powell leads the way with 846 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 23 points and 365.1 yards per game. Antoine Pruneau leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 44 tackles, A.C. Leonard has five sacks and Rico Murray has three interceptions.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to keep the ball rolling while building on their four-game winning streak. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have won three of their last four home games. Zach Collaros is completing 63 percent of his passes for 1,478 yards, five touchdowns and five interceptions. Collaros and Brandon Bridge have combined for six touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season. Jordan Williams-Lambert and Naaman Roosevelt have combined for 960 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Shaquelle Evans has 28 receptions. The Saskatchewan Roughriders ground game is averaging 112.4 yards per contest, and Tre Mason leads the way with 515 yards on 93 carries. Defensively, Saskatchewan is allowing 24.8 points and 342.7 yards per game. Samuel Eguavoen leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders with 48 tackles, Charleston Hughes has 13 sacks and Tobi Antigha has two interceptions.
The RedBlacks are 23-8 ATS in their last 31 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Roughriders are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games in September, 8-18 ATS in their last 26 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Saskatchewan and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
The Ottawa Redblacks have been covering machines on the road the last couple of years, so getting points here does have value. However, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have turned their season around as of late and have an offense that has improved drastically during the winning stretch. Saskatchewan has also gotten the better of Ottawa in four of the last six meetings, and they're 4-2 ATS at home this season. I like what the Roughriders are doing lately. I'll eat the reasonable number.