Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 10/11/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Monday, October 11, 2021
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (+5)
The Toronto Argonauts (5-3) are headed to Tim Hortons Field on Monday where they'll take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4-4). Hamilton opens this contest as 5-point favorites. The total is set at 43.5. The starting quarterbacks are McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Jeremiah Masoli.
In their last game the Argonauts went up against the Redblacks and won 35-16. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 15/21 with 181 yards passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception on the day. D.J. Foster led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 65 yards on 18 carries which meant he was running for 3.6 yards per tote. D.J. Foster was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 79 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 15.8 yards per reception for that contest.
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The Argonauts currently have 2,719 yards in total for this campaign. As a team they're averaging 87.4 yards in the run game which ranks them 5th in the CFL. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Toronto has compiled 12 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Toronto Argonauts are sitting at 22.1 PPG.
Regarding passing yards, the Argonauts have allowed 2,107 yards which has them ranked 7th in the CFL. In total, they are allowing 358.4 yards per game which puts them 6th in the CFL. The Argonauts rank 6th in the CFL concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 23.0 points per contest. They are allowing 5.2 yards per run and 95.0 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. In their 8 games played this season, they have allowed 263.4 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 67.7%. During this campaign, they have allowed 760 yards via the running game in 8 games.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats went up against the Redblacks and earned the victory by a score of 24-7. David Watford led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 54 yards via 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.9 yards per run. Steven Dunbar led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 27 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 6.8 yards per catch for that game. David Watford went 15/25 with 115 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
During this campaign to this point, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 1,426 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 178.2 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 9th in the league. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 262.4 yards per contest which is good for 9th in the CFL. They are averaging 84.1 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 673 yards for this season. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Tiger-Cats are ranking 8th in the league by tallying 19.5 points per outing.
Hamilton has given up a total of 740 yards rushing (92.5 yards per game) in addition to 3 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. The Tiger-Cats are allowing 17.8 points per game, which has them in 2nd in the CFL. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 142 total points. They have given up 11 touchdowns through the air in addition to 218.2 yards per outing, which has them ranked 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (+5)
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