BC Lions vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 11/5/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: BC Lions vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Friday, November 5, 2021
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: BC Lions (+6.5)
Tim Hortons Field is the venue where and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-5) will take on the BC Lions (4-7) on Friday. The line on this matchup has Hamilton as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 43.5. The QB's taking the field are Mike Riley and Jeremiah Masoli.
In their last game the Lions took on the Argonauts and took the loss by a score of 31-29. Mike Reilly went 20/38 with 290 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception in the game. James Butler paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 29 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 69 yards via 10 carries which meant he averaged 6.9 yards per run. Dominique Rhymes was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 68 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 11.3 yards per catch for the game.
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When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the BC Lions have an average of 20.7 points per outing. As a team they are averaging 62.4 yards rushing which ranks them 9th in the league. The Lions have earned 3,499 total yards this year. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, BC has compiled 15 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns.
The Lions rank 7th in the CFL when it comes to team defense, conceding 25.6 PPG. They are giving up 4.8 yards per run and 104.2 yards on the ground per game this season. During the season, they have given up 1,146 rushing yards through 11 contests. Concerning passing yards, the Lions have conceded 2,958 yards which puts them in 8th in the league. In their 11 games played this year, they have surrendered 268.9 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 67.2%. Overall, they are surrendering 373.1 yards per game ranking them 7th in the league.
In their last outing the Tiger-Cats took on the Elks and earned the win by a score of 39-23. Don Jackson led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 18 yards and he notched 1 TD for the contest. He ran for a total of 120 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 7.5 yards per run. Tim White was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 89 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 14.8 yards per reception for that game. Jeremiah Masoli went 17/24 with 357 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 2,450 yards via the pass as well as an average of 222.7 passing yards per outing, putting them at 7th in the league. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats hold an average of 322.6 yards per outing which has them sitting 6th in the CFL. They are averaging 99.9 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,099 yards for the season. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Tiger-Cats rank 3rd in the CFL holding an average of 22.7 points per outing.
The Tiger-Cats are giving up 17.5 PPG, which puts them in 2nd in the CFL. This season, they have conceded 192 points in total. Hamilton has allowed the opposition a total of 912 yards on the ground (82.9 yards/game) in addition to 5 touchdowns rushing this year. They have given up 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 230.5 yards per outing, ranking them 4th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take BC Lions (+6.5)
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