Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 8/6/22 CFL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Randy ChambersAugust 05, 2022
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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts meet Saturday in week 9 CFL action at BMO Field. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look for a win after splitting their last 4 games. The Toronto Argonauts look to get a game above a .500 record.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have lost 7 of their last 13 regular season games. Dane Evans is completing 67.4 percent of his passes for 1,926 yards, 9 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Steven Dunbar and Tim White have combined for 914 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, while Bralon Addison has 40 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 77.4 yards per contest, and Matt Shiltz leads the way with 108 yards and 1 touchdown. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 25 points and 350 yards per game. Jovan Santos-Knox leads the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with 44 tackles, Julian Howsare has 5 sacks and Kameron Kelly has 3 interceptions.

The Toronto Argonauts have won 9 of their last 14 regular season games. Mcleod Bethel-Thompson is completing 71.3 percent of his passes for 1,713 yards, 8 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Kurleigh Gittens Jr. and Markeith Ambles have combined for 736 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns, while DaVaris Daniels has 20 receptions. The Toronto Argonauts ground game is averaging 86.8 yards per contest, and Andrew Harris leads the way with 424 yards on 97 carries. Defensively, Toronto is allowing 25.7 points and 361.5 yards per game. Wynton McMains leads the Toronto Argonauts with 36 tackles, Shawn Oakman has 3 sacks and Tarvarus McFadden has 1 interception.

The Tiger-Cats are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Argonauts are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in Week 9 and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. East. The under is 10-2 in Tiger-Cats last 12 road games. The under is 4-1 in Argonauts last 5 vs. East. The Tiger-Cats are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Toronto and 18-7-2 ATS in their last 27 meetings.

There's some value with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a road dog, given they've won 7 of the last 10 meetings against the Argos. However, it's the Toronto Argonauts who have been the more impressive team up to this point, and they should be eager to get that nasty taste out of their mouth after their loss to Ottawa. Hamilton has zero success running the ball, and that's a concern on the road. I'll lay the small number with Toronto at home.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:Toronto Argonauts -2
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