Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Toronto Argonauts Prediction, 11/12/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Toronto Argonauts
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Location: BMO Field in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+1)
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-5) travel to BMO Field on Friday where they'll take on the Toronto Argonauts (8-4). Toronto opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The total opens at 45. The starting quarterbacks are Jeremiah Masoli and McLeod Bethel-Thompson.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats played the Lions and won by a score of 26-18. Jeremiah Masoli went 19/26 with 258 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. Don Jackson led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 31 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 80 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 6.7 yards per run. Brandon Banks was the receiving yardage leader by earning 75 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 12.5 yards per reception for the game.
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Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 23.0 PPG. As a team they maintain an average of 101.9 yards on the ground which ranks them 3rd in the league. The Tiger-Cats have attained 3,926 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Hamilton has amassed 15 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns.
Regarding passing yardage, the Tiger-Cats have given up 2,860 yards which puts them in 4th in the league. In total, they are giving up 321.4 yards/game ranking them 3rd in the CFL. The Tiger-Cats are ranked 2nd in the CFL when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 17.5 PPG. They are giving up 4.3 yards per tote and 83.1 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. Over the course of their 12 games played this year, they have allowed 238.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 63.8%. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 997 yards via the ground game in 12 games.
In their last game the Argonauts took on the Lions and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-29. D.J. Foster led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 18 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 65 yards by way of 9 carries which gave him an average of 7.2 yards per carry. DaVaris Daniels led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 51 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 8.5 yards per catch for that contest. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 23/37 with 155 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception on the day.
For the season thus far, the Argonauts have earned 3,102 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 258.5 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 3rd in the CFL. The Toronto Argonauts are averaging 345.7 yards per game ranking them 5th in the league. They average 87.2 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 1,046 yards overall. When it comes to how much they score, the Argonauts rank 4th in the league with an average of 22.6 points per contest.
The Argonauts are giving up 24.4 points per game, ranking them 6th in the CFL. Over the course of the season, they have given up 293 total points. Toronto has allowed a total of 1,317 yards via the ground game (109.8 yards per outing) as well as 5 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have allowed the opposition 19 touchdowns through the air in addition to 251.4 yards per outing, which has them ranked 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+1)
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