Montreal Alouettes vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 7/28/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montreal Alouettes vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2022
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Montreal Alouettes (+1)
Tim Hortons Field is the site where and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1-5) will play the Montreal Alouettes (2-4) on Thursday. Montreal opens this contest as 1-point dogs. The over/under is set at 50.5. The QB's taking the field are Trevor Harris and Dane Evans.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes went up against the Redblacks and won 40-33. Trevor Harris went 25/31 with 341 yards passing and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Jeshrun Antwi led the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 55 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 79 yards on 7 carries which meant he averaged 11.3 yards per run. Hergy Mayala led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 102 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 20.4 yards per reception for that contest.
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Concerning putting points on the board, the Montreal Alouettes hold an average of 29.0 PPG. As a team they have an average of 90.0 yards on the ground ranking them 6th in the league. The Alouettes have racked up 2,053 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Montreal has compiled 6 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns on the ground.
The Alouettes sit in 8th in the league concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 28.2 PPG. They are giving up 5.0 yards per rush on the ground and 107.8 rushing yards per contest for the season. During the season, they have conceded 647 yards via the ground game in 6 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Alouettes have conceded 1,505 yards which puts them in 5th in the league. During their 6 games played, they are conceding 250.8 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 64.1%. In total, they are granting 358.7 yards per contest which ranks them 7th in the CFL.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats took on the Lions and lost 17-12. Don Jackson paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 36 yards via 11 carries which had him averaging 3.3 yards per carry. Bralon Addison was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 83 yards on 9 receptions. He averaged 9.2 yards per catch during the game. Dane Evans went 26/38 with 297 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick in the game.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Tiger-Cats are 8th in the league by scoring 19.5 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Tiger-Cats have thrown for a total of 1,651 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 275.2 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 2nd in the league. They are averaging 73.3 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 440 yards in total. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are averaging 348.5 yards/game which is good for 5th in the league.
The Tiger-Cats are allowing 26.3 points per game, which has them in 6th in the league. Overall, they have conceded 158 total points. Hamilton has allowed a total of 534 yards via the ground game (89.0 yards per outing) in addition to 5 touchdowns on the ground for the 2020 season. They have given up 7 touchdowns through the air and 244.2 yards/outing, which has them in 2nd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Montreal Alouettes (+1)
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