Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction, 9/5/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
Location: Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (+1)
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3-8) play the Toronto Argonauts (5-5) at Tim Hortons Field on Monday. Toronto opens this matchup as 1-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 48.5. The QB's taking the field are McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Matthew Shiltz.
In their last game the Argonauts played the Tiger-Cats and earned the victory by a score of 37-20. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 19/32 with 258 yards through the air and threw 3 TD's. He gave away 1 interception on the day. A.J. Ouellette paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 10 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 16 yards via 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.7 yards per carry. Damonte Coxie was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 63 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 15.8 yards per catch for that contest.
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Regarding getting in the endzone, the Toronto Argonauts hold an average of 23.6 points per contest. As a team they average 76.0 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 9th in the CFL. The Argonauts have earned 3,368 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Toronto has earned 13 touchdowns via the pass and 2 rushing touchdowns.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Argonauts have given up 2,718 yards which has them sitting in 4th in the league. For the year, they have surrendered 363.5 yards per outing putting them at 7th in the CFL. The Argonauts rank 6th in the league regarding team defense, giving up 25.0 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.9 yards per run and 91.7 rushing yards per contest for the year. During their 10 games played this season, they have surrendered 271.8 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 71.1%. Overall, they have conceded 917 yards on the ground through 10 games.
The last time they took the field the Tiger-Cats played the Argonauts and took the defeat by a score of 37-20. Don Jackson led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 10 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 34 yards via 10 carries which gave him an average of 3.4 yards per run. Tim White led the team in receiving yardage by earning 105 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 13.1 yards per catch for that game. Dane Evans went 19/30 with 244 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He threw 3 picks in the game.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Tiger-Cats are 7th in the league by tallying 22.1 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Tiger-Cats have compiled 3,048 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 277.1 passing yards per contest, which ranks 2nd in the league. They are averaging 81.9 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 901 yards overall. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats average 359.0 yards per game ranking them 2nd in the CFL.
Hamilton has allowed the opposition a total of 845 yards rushing (76.8 yards per game) in addition to 6 touchdowns on the ground for the 2020 season. The Tiger-Cats are surrendering 27.5 PPG, which has them sitting 8th in the league. In total, they have relinquished 302 points in total. They have given up 16 touchdowns through the air and 254.4 yards/game, ranking them 4th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (+1)
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