Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Ottawa Redblacks - 10/19/19 CFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Ottawa Redblacks (3-12) vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats (12-3)
CFL Football: Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm (Tim Hortons Field)
The Line: Hamilton Tiger-Cats -17.5 -- Over/Under: 51
The Ottawa Redblacks and Hamilton Tiger-Cats meet Saturday in CFL action at Tim Hortons Field.
The Ottawa Redblacks could use a victory here to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Ottawa Redblacks have lost each of their last four road games. Dominique Davis is completing 62.6 percent of his passes for 2,061 yards, five touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Davis and Jonathon Jennings have combined for 21 interceptions this season. Dominique Rhymes and RJ Harris have combined for 1,661 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Brad Sinopoli has 56 receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 77.9 yards per contest, and Mossis Madu leads the way with 413 yards and on 103 carries. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 30 points and 426.2 yards per game. Avery Williams leads the Ottawa Redblacks with 69 tackles, J.R. Tavai has seven sacks and Anthony Cioffi has two interceptions.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are coming off a bye week and have won nine of their last 11 games. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won all seven home games this season. Dane Evans is completing 70.5 percent of his passes for 2,923 yards, 16 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Jeremiah Masoli and Evans have combined for 25 touchdowns and 18 interceptions. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 2,356 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while Jaelon Acklin has 47 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 100.7 yards per contest, and Sean Thomas Erlington leads the way with 224 yards on 33 carries. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 19.2 points and 378.5 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 83 tackles, Ja'Gared Davis has 12 sacks and Jumal Rolle has five interceptions.
The RedBlacks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. East, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games, 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games and 5-0-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The RedBlacks are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Hamilton and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings. The under is 46-22 in Tiger-Cats last 68 home games. The over is 5-1 in RedBlacks last 6 vs. East.
The Ottawa Redblacks are losing by an average of 11.4 points on the road this season and are losing their last three games by an average of 15 points. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are winning at home by an average of 13.4 points and are an impressive 5-1-1 ATS at home as well. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have had an extra week to prepare for this game and they're closing in on finishing the year with the best record in the league. This is a lot of points to eat, but these are two teams heading in different directions and the trends indicate another comfortable victory for Hamilton.