Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Toronto Argonauts
September 8th, 1:00PM ET:
Wager: OVER 52.5 (-110 at 5Dimes)
It’s a weird week in the CFL this week entering week 13 as we are coming off 3 rivalry games in week 12 that will all be playing again this weekend in their 2nd game of a home-and-home series. In this weeks CFL free play we are heading to Toronto, Ontario where the Argonauts will play host to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after falling 42-28 in their Labour Day classic game on September 3rd.
Heading into their meeting on Labor Day the stats trended towards the total going under and all recent matchups between these two Eastern Canadian squads had gone under the total, but with the way these two teams looked in their past several games and with the Eastern conference still up for grabs both teams put up big numbers to combine for a whopping 70 points on the night. The action will continue on Saturday when these two teams matchup. The total was barely adjusted, only moving up one full point from 51.5 to 52.5 and these two teams offenses both looked very sharp.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are averaging 30 points per game in their last 3 contests and the Argonauts are averaging 24.67 points. Also, in the past 3 games the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are gaining 436.6 yards per game while the Argonauts are gaining 304.2 yards per game.
Both teams in week 12 had absolutely no trouble marching up and down the field and I expect this to continue in their rematch. Both quarterbacks Jeremiah Masoli and Mcleod Bethel-Thompson love to the push the tempo and aren’t afraid to push the ball down field on deep passes.
Based off of how weak both defences looked last week and how easy it was for both teams to march the field in a contest where there were a combined 70 points, I say this rematch game between the Toronto Argonauts and the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats will go OVER the total of 52.5.