Saturday, September 15, 2018
DOUBLE Z AG SALES PREVIEW: OTTAWA AT SASKATCHEWAN
REDBLACKS (6-5) AT ROUGHRIDERS (7-4)
WHEN: 7:30 pm Sask Time, Saturday, Sept. 15/2018
WHERE: Mosaic Stadium Regina
BROADCAST: TSN, ESPN+, 620 CKRM Network, Sirius/XM Channel 167
FORECAST: Cloudy, 16 degrees Celsius, 40% POP
THE LINE: Riders favoured by 5-points
REFEREE: Al Bradbury
RIDERS: Home 4-2, Vs East 3-2
REDBLACKS: Road 3-3, Vs West 3-3
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 3RD, PASS 9TH, OVERALL 7TH
QB Zach Collaros is 7th in CFL passing (1478 yards, 5 TDs, 5 INTs) ... SB Jordan Williams-Lambert leads the team in receiving (542 yards, 2 TDs) ... RB Tre Mason leads the club in rushing (515 yards, 0 TDs) ... Riders are 5th in points scored and 1st in fewest sacks allowed.
REDBLACKS OFFENSE: RUSH 8TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 4TH
QB Trevor Harris is 4th in CFL passing (3221 yards, 11 TD, 9 INTs) ... SB Brad Sinopoli is 4th in CFL receiving (894 yards, 4 TDs) ... RB William Powell is #2 in rushing (846 yards, 4 TDs) ... RedBlacks are 6th in points and 8th in sacks.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 2ND, PASS 3RD, OVERALL 3RD
DE Charleston Hughes leads the CFL in sacks (13) ... LB Sam Eguavoen leads the team in tackles (48) ... DB Nick Marshall and DL Toby Antigha lead in INT (2) ... Riders are 4th in points against and 1st in sacks made.
REDBLACKS DEFENSE: RUSH 4TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 4TH
DL A.C. Leonard leads the team in sacks (5) ... S Antoine Pruneau leads in tackles (44) ... DBs Rico Murray and Jonathan Rose lead in INT (3) ... RedBlacks are 5th in points against and 3rd in sacks made.
RIDERS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Brett Lauther is #2 in CFL field goal percentage (92.1) ... P Josh Bartel has a 41.6 yard average ... Kyran Moore is the leading active punt returner and Tre Mason is the leading active kick returner ... DL Chad Geter leads in special teams tackles (11).
REDBLACKS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Lewis Ward is #1 in FG pct (97%) ... P Richie Leone is #2 in punting average (48.6) ... Dionte Spencer leads in PR/KR yards ... Nigel Romick and Kevin Brown lead in special teams tackles (12).
NOTES: Riders are a CFL-best +10 in turnover ratio while the RedBlacks are 5th (-2) ... Ottawa is 4th in penalties while Saskatchewan is 6th ... The RedBlacks lead the 2-game season series 1-0 after a 40-17 win in Week 2 at Ottawa ... Saturday is the Riders' Purolator Tackles Hunger Game. Fans are asked to bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation for the Regina Food Bank to the game.