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Argonauts at Redblacks 7/8/17 - CFL Picks & Predictions

Ottawa Redblacks vs Toronto Argonauts Odds & Info

Game Ottawa Redblacks vs Toronto Argonauts
Date & Time Wednesday July 5, 2017, 7:00 PM (EDT)
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Latest odds
OTT -4.5 Total 56
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TSN

Two of the league's top passers will be in the game when Toronto plays at Ottawa on Saturday. Toronto's Ricky Ray leads the league with 833 yards passing, and has two touchdowns. Ottawa's Trevor Harris has thrown for 725 yards and four touchdowns, and is second in the league in passing yards.

Through two games, Ottawa is averaging 461 yards of total offense, and Toronto is averaging 447. Toronto is averaging 416 yards and Ottawa is at 362. A big difference shows up in the running game. Ottawa is averaging 98.5 yards per game on the ground, while Toronto is averaging 30.

Ottawa is led by Brendan Gillanders and Mossis Madu with 80 and 75 yards respectively. It isn't too surprising that both teams have receivers with gaudy numbers. Toronto's DeVier Posey has 218 yards and Armanti Edwards has 209 through two games. Ottawa's Brand Sinopoli and Greg Ellingston each have 200 yards receiving. None of them have more than one touchdown.
Toronto's defense has played well, averaging 4.5 sacks per game, while Ottawa managed just one per game.

Ottawa is second in the league in scoring with 70 points, and Toronto has scored 47 in two games.

Ottawa opened the season with consecutive games against arch rival Calgary, winning one and ending in a tie in the other. Toronto won its opener 32-15 over Hamilton and then lost last week 28-15 to BC. Toronto gave up 18 fourth-quarter points in their game with BC after playing close for three quarters.

Recent Betting Trends

Argonauts are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games in July.

RedBlacks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Under is 4-1 in Argonauts last 5 games overall.
Over is 6-0 in RedBlacks last 6 home games.

Free CFL Pick:

Toronto Argonauts +4.5

This Ottawa team has had tough start to season and do think the Redblacks get first win of season but expect another close game. The underdogs have been money in early CFL play and think it continues in this one. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Argonauts win but fall short ATS 29-27.

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