Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats CFL Point Spread Picks 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Tim Hortons Field
Hayden Moore and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (14-3, 1st in the Eastern Conference) play the Toronto Argonauts (4-13, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) at Tim Hortons Field on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Hamilton opens this matchup as 14.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5.
The Argonauts have been a bad play for wagerers, having gone 8-7-2 ATS. The Tiger-Cats cover the spread 75.0% of the time, going 12-4 against the spread. The Tiger-Cats have been a very good choice for CFL bettors as the favorite, going 9-3 ATS. Toronto has gone 6-7 against the spread as the underdog, so they cover the spread 46.2% of the time.
Valuable Toronto Argonauts Betting Trends
The Argonauts have been a good Over option for O/U football bettors, having gone 9-8.
Toronto covers the spread 42.9% of the time away from home, having gone 3-4 ATS.
Important Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Trends
Hamilton covers the spread 66.7% of the time at Tim Hortons Field, going 6-3 against the spread.
The Tiger-Cats have been a pretty good Under option for O/U football bettors, having gone 7-10.
The Toronto Argonauts come into this game with a record of 4-13 this year. They currently sit at 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 20.9 points per contest, putting them 8th in the CFL. As a team, they are averaging 74.4 rushing yards per contest which is 4th in the conference, and they currently sit at 2nd in the conference for passing yards per contest with 275.3. For total yards, they rank 3rd in the conference and 7th in the CFL with 5,944 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Argonauts have compiled a total of 32 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the East and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Argonauts have one of the worst defenses in the CFL giving up 31.8 points per contest, ranking them 4th in the East and 9th in the CFL. When it comes to yards through the air, the Argonauts have allowed 5,039 yards over the period of 17 games. This equates to an average of 296.4 yards per contest, putting them 6th in the league and 2nd in the conference. Teams are completing 72.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 9 yards per attempt. They have conceded 36 passing touchdowns and 20 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to yards on the ground, Toronto is allowing 118.6 yards per contest putting them 4th in the Eastern Conference and 9th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.36 yards per rush ranking them 3rd in the East and 7th in the CFL overall. In total, they have conceded 2,016 rushing yards through 17 games.
The Tigers-Cats come into this game with a record of 14-3 and they are currently ranked 1st in the Eastern Conference. In discussing the offensive production, the Tigers-Cats have one of the top tier offenses in the CFL. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Tigers-Cats are currently ranked 1st in the East and 1st out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 31.2 points per game. During the season thus far, the Tigers-Cats have thrown for a total of 5,111 passing yards which equates to 300.6 passing yards per contest ranking them 2nd in the league. Hamilton has made teams respect their running game by averaging 99.4 yards per contest, which has them at 4th in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,690 yards rushing through 17 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats average 400.1 yards per game overall putting them 1st in the CFL and 1st in the East.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are allowing 19.2 points per game which puts them at 1st in the East and 1st in the league. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the CFL. They are allowing 254.8 passing yards per contest and 4,331 total passing yards. For passing yards allowed per game, the Tigers-Cats sit in 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have allowed 16 passing TDs for 2019. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 326 total points. In regard to yards on the ground, they are giving up 96.8 yards per game which puts them at 3rd in the league and 1st in the East. For the 2019 season, they have allowed 1,645 yards rushing and 14 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Argonauts/Tiger-Cats CFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Argonauts +14.5
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