Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 11/4/2023 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+3.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the site where and the Montreal Alouettes (11-7) will play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (8-10) on Saturday. Montreal opens this matchup as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 48. The QB's who are expected to start are Bo Levi Mitchell and Cody Fajardo.
In their last game the Tiger-Cats played the Alouettes and ended up taking the loss by a score of 22-20. Taylor Powell went 10/19 with 106 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Sean Thomas-Erlington paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he added 1 touchdown in the game. He scurried for 80 yards on 12 carries which had him averaging 6.7 yards per carry. Kiondre Smith was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 50 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 12.5 yards per catch for the game.
Get all of our Free CFL Picks
The Tiger-Cats have racked up 6,363 total yards over the course of this season. As a unit they average 96.7 yards in the run game which ranks them 7th in the CFL. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Hamilton has compiled 23 touchdowns through the air and 12 rushing touchdowns. Concerning putting points on the board, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are averaging 22.7 points per outing.
The Tiger-Cats rank 5th in the CFL in terms of team defense, allowing 25.6 PPG. They are allowing 5.3 yards per run and 112.0 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 2,016 yards via the running game in 18 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Tiger-Cats have allowed 4,439 yards which has them ranked 6th in the league. During their 18 games played this year, they have given up 246.6 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.0%. During this campaign, they are conceding 358.6 yards per game which has them sitting 6th in the CFL.
In their last game the Alouettes played the Tiger-Cats and won 22-20. William Stanback led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 23 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 48 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he averaged 6.9 yards per run. Cole Spieker was the receiving yardage leader by earning 44 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 7.3 yards per catch for that contest. Caleb Evans went 5/10 with 30 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
During this campaign thus far, the Alouettes have compiled 4,116 passing yards along with an average of 228.7 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 6th in the CFL. The Montreal Alouettes are averaging 332.1 yards per contest which has them sitting 6th in the league. They have an average of 103.4 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,861 yards overall. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Alouettes sit 4th in the league by tallying 24.6 points per contest.
Montreal has surrendered a total of 1,987 yards on the ground (110.4 yards per contest) as well as 20 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. The Alouettes are giving up 21.8 points per game, which has them ranked 2nd in the CFL. Overall, they have surrendered 392 total points. They have allowed 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 223.5 yards per game, which puts them in 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Hamilton Tiger-Cats (+3.5)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free CFL picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert CFL Picks