Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 8/27/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+1)
The Montreal Alouettes (1-1) host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (0-2) at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Friday. Montreal opens this contest as 1-point favorites. The total has been set at 45.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Jeremiah Masoli and Vernon Adams Jr..
In their last outing the Tiger-Cats took on the Roughriders and were defeated 30-8. Jeremiah Masoli went 17/25 with 135 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away with 2 picks in the game. Sean Thomas-Erlington paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 7 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 20 yards via 6 carries which meant he averaged 3.3 yards per carry. Sean Thomas-Erlington was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 21 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 3.5 yards per catch in the game.
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In terms of getting in the endzone, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 7.0 PPG. As a unit they have an average of 50.0 yards in the run game ranking this team at 9th in the CFL. The Tiger-Cats have tallied 461 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Hamilton has totaled 1 touchdown and 1 touchdown.
The Tiger-Cats sit in 9th in the CFL concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 24.5 PPG. They are giving up an average of 6.2 yards per run and 158.0 rushing yards per game for the season. For the season, they have given up 316 rushing yards through 2 contests. Concerning passing yardage, the Tiger-Cats have surrendered 396 yards which has them sitting in 2nd in the CFL. During their 2 games, they have yielded 198.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.0%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 356.0 yards per contest ranking them 7th in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes played the Stampeders and took the loss by a score of 28-22. William Stanback paced the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 20 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 82 yards on 15 carries which had him averaging 5.5 yards per carry. Jake Wieneke led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 106 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 13.3 yards per reception in the game. Vernon Adams went 20/42 with 261 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He threw 1 pick in the game.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Alouettes are 2nd in the CFL maintaining an average of 26.0 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Alouettes have thrown for a total of 464 yards via the pass as well as an average of 232.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 6th in the league. They average 155.5 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 311 yards for this year. The Montreal Alouettes have an average of 387.5 yards per contest which has them ranked 2nd in the CFL.
The Alouettes are relinquishing 20.5 PPG, which has them ranked 5th in the CFL. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 41 total points. Montreal has allowed a total of 186 yards rushing (93.0 yards per contest) as well as 2 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have conceded 2 touchdowns from the passing game and 254.5 yards per outing, which puts them in 6th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Montreal Alouettes (-1)
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