Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 9/6/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (+3.5)
The Toronto Argonauts (2-1) go to Tim Hortons Field on Monday where they'll meet the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1-2). Hamilton opens this contest as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Nick Arbuckle and Dane Evans.
The last time they took the field the Argonauts took on the Blue Bombers and earned the victory by a score of 30-23. Nick Arbuckle went 23/32 with 310 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. D.J. Foster led the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 39 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 101 yards by way of 10 carries which gave him an average of 10.1 yards per run. DaVaris Daniels was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 100 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 14.3 yards per reception in the game.
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The Argonauts have earned 1,130 total yards this season. As a team they're holding an average of 109.3 yards on the ground ranking them 3rd in the league. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Toronto has amassed 3 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. Regarding scoring, the Toronto Argonauts are averaging 20.0 PPG.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Argonauts have conceded 727 yards which ranks them 5th in the CFL. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 304.3 yards per outing putting them at 3rd in the CFL. The Argonauts are sitting in 8th in the league concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 21.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per rush and 62.0 rushing yards per game for the season. In their 3 games played, they have conceded 242.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 67.6%. During this campaign, they have given up 186 yards on the ground through 3 games.
In their last outing the Tiger-Cats took on the Alouettes and ended up getting the victory by a score of 27-10. Sean Thomas-Erlington paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 25 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 73 yards by way of 10 carries which gave him an average of 7.3 yards per carry. Steven Dunbar was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 95 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 15.8 yards per catch for the game. Dane Evans went 15/22 with 183 yards passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to how much they score, the Tiger-Cats sit 8th in the CFL holding an average of 13.7 points per outing. During this campaign to this point, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 509 passing yards together with holding an average of 169.7 passing yards per contest, ranking them 8th in the CFL. They have an average of 81.3 rushing yards per game and have run for 244 yards for this year. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are averaging 251.0 yards per game which is good for 8th in the CFL.
Hamilton has yielded a total of 386 yards via the ground game (128.7 yards/game) as well as 1 touchdown on the ground for the year. The Tiger-Cats are conceding 19.7 PPG, which has them in 5th in the league. This year, they have relinquished 59 points in total. They have given up 5 touchdowns from the passing game and 191.7 yards/contest, which has them sitting 2nd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (+3.5)
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