Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 9/23/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+3.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the venue where and the Montreal Alouettes (5-7) will play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4-9) on Friday. Montreal opens this matchup as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 51.5. The starting quarterbacks are Jamie Newman and Trevor Harris.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats played the Blue Bombers and earned the win by a score of 48-31. Dane Evans went 25/32 with 327 yards through the air and tossed 5 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Wes Hills led the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 58 yards by way of 10 carries which gave him an average of 5.8 yards per run. Steven Dunbar was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 66 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 11.0 yards per catch during the game.
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The Tiger-Cats have racked up 4,626 yards in total for the season. As a unit they maintain an average of 83.2 yards rushing ranking them 8th in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Hamilton has compiled 19 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have an average of 23.0 points per game.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Tiger-Cats have given up 3,400 yards which puts them in 5th in the league. Overall, they have yielded 342.2 yards/game ranking them 3rd in the CFL. The Tiger-Cats are sitting in 8th in the CFL concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 27.8 points per contest. They are giving up 4.6 yards per tote and 80.6 rushing yards per game for the season. In their 13 games played this season, they have relinquished 261.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.3%. For the season, they have allowed 1,048 rushing yards through 13 contests.
In their last game the Alouettes went up against the Lions and won 31-10. Walter Fletcher paced the team in rushing in the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 79 yards via 14 carries which gave him an average of 5.6 yards per carry. Reggie White was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 58 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 14.5 yards per catch in the game. Trevor Harris went 16/23 with 163 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick in the game.
For the season thus far, the Alouettes currently sit at 2,906 yards through the air in addition to an average of 242.2 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 7th in the league. The Montreal Alouettes are averaging 333.9 yards per outing which is good for 7th in the CFL. They average 91.8 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,101 yards for the year. When looking at their ability to score points, the Alouettes sit 4th in the league holding an average of 26.2 points per outing.
The Alouettes are surrendering 26.8 PPG, which has them ranked 7th in the league. In total, they have given up 321 total points. Montreal has surrendered a total of 1,269 rushing yards (105.8 yards/game) as well as 17 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns through the air and 242.9 yards per game, which puts them in 2nd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+3.5)
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