Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes Week 4 Football Betting Tips and Predictions 7/4/2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Jeremiah Masoli and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3-0, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) are headed to Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Thursday where they'll meet the Montreal Alouettes (0-2, 3rd in the Eastern Conference). Montreal opens this game as 12.5 point underdogs. The total is set at 56.5.
Montreal is covering 50.0% of the time, going 1-1 against the spread.The Alouettes are covering the spread 50.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 1-1 against the spread.
Valuable Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
The Tiger-Cats have been a bad Under choice for O/U football bettors, having gone 2-0.
The Tiger-Cats are covering the spread 100.0% of the time away from home, having gone 3-0 ATS.
Key Hamilton Tiger-Cats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Montreal Alouettes Injuries
06/26/19 QB Anonio Pipkin Knee is OUT 4-6 weeks
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats step onto the field holding a record of 3-0 in 2019. They currently sit at 2nd in the Eastern Conference. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league averaging 42.7 points per contest, which is 1st in the conference as well as 1st in the CFL. As a team, they have an average of 112 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the conference, and they currently sit at 1st in the conference for passing yards per game with 342.3. For total yards, they currently sit at 1st in the conference and 2nd in the CFL with 1,363 yards, and an average yards per game of 454.3 which is 1st in the conference and 2nd in the CFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Tigers-Cats currently have a total of 6 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing touchdowns which is 1st in the conference. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the conference and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night.
The Tigers-Cats have one of the top tier defenses in the league giving up 13.7 points per contest, which is 1st in the conference and 1st in the CFL. When it comes to yards rushing, Hamilton is giving up 103.7 yards per game which is 2nd in the conference and 5th in the CFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.86 yards per carry which is 2nd in the conference and 4th in the CFL overall. In total, they have conceded 311 rushing yards through 3 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Tigers-Cats have conceded 655 yards over the period of 3 games. This comes out to an average of 218.3 yards per game, which is 5th in the CFL and 2nd in the conference. Teams are completing 59 of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.06 yards per try. They have conceded 2 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. In total, they are giving up 322 yards per game which is 1st in the conference and 2nd overall. When looking at all the stats, you might find it difficult to score points on this team because of their stout defense.
The Montreal Alouettes will be on the other side of the field and will be looking to put in a winning effort this next game. In discussing the offensive production, the Alouettes have one of the middle tier offenses in the CFL. The Alouettes head into this game 0-2 and they are currently ranked 3rd in the Eastern Conference. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Alouettes sit in 3rd in the conference and 8th out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 17.5 points per contest. So far this season, the Alouettes have thrown for a total of 365 yards through the air which breaks down to 182.5 passing yards per game which puts them at 9th in the league and 4th in the conference. Montreal is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 130.5 an average yards per game, which puts them at 1st in the league and 1st in the conference. As a team, they have compiled a total of 261 yards rushing through 2 games, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Montreal Alouettes average 313 yards per contest overall which puts them at 6th in the league and 3rd in the conference.
The Montreal Alouettes are conceding 36.5 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the conference and 8th in the league. In terms of points given up, they have given up 73 total points. In terms of yards rushing, they are conceding 136.5 yards per contest which puts them at 9th in the league and 4th in the conference. For the 2019 season, they have conceded a total of 273 yards rushing and 5 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the worst groups in the league. They are conceding 432 passing yards per game and 864 total yards through the air over the course of 2 games. For passing yards allowed per game, the Alouettes sit in 3rd in the conference and 8th in the league. They have conceded 4 passing TDs for the 2019 season which puts them at 5th out of the nine teams in the CFL and 3rd in the conference.
Who will win tonight's Tiger-Cats/Alouettes CFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Alouettes +12.5
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