Toronto hasn’t had many problems with any other team on its CFL schedule thus far this season. The Argonauts have been especially good against Hamilton, piling up a pair of double-digit victories thus far this season. Toronto is cruising toward an East Division title and has played well on both sides of the ball this season.
Hamilton picked up a big victory this season. The Tiger-Cats had lost two straight games before beating B.C. by 17 points last week. Anyone making Toronto vs Hamilton betting picks will see that the Tiger-Cats won’t want to waste their new-found momentum.
Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Odds
- Spread: CFL odds show that Toronto is an 8.5-point favorite.
- Moneyline: The Argonauts are -385 on the moneyline, and the Roughriders are +235.
- Total: The over/under is set at 49.5 points.
Argonauts vs. Tiger-Cats Information
Toronto Argonauts vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Location: Tim Horton Field, Hamilton, Ontario
Date & Time: Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 3:30 p.m.
How to watch: CFL+
Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Analysis
Toronto gets revenge
The Argonauts avenged their lone loss of the season by beating Calgary 39-31 last week. Anyone making Toronto vs Hamilton betting picks will see the Stampeders had handed the Argonauts their only loss this season. Despite throwing two interceptions, Toronto quarterback Chad Kelly was able to keep the offense humming.
Kelly passed for 361 yards and three touchdowns in their last game. Damonte Coxie was the Argonauts’ top target, hauling in three passes for 102 yards. Not many teams have figured out a good way to slow down Kelly and Toronto’s offense. The Argonauts score 34.1 points per game, which is first in the league.
Toronto’s defense is the best at limiting opponents’ running attacks. The Argonauts only allow other teams to gain 77.7 yards per game on the ground.
Offensive lineman Shane Richards is questionable. Defensive lineman Thomas Costigan is also questionable.
Betting Trends to Know
- Toronto is 7-2 against the spread this season.
- The Argonauts have seen the total go over in five of their nine games.
- Toronto’s last two games have gone over the spread.
Hamilton gets steady quarterback play
Not having a consistent quarterback this season has impacted the Tiger-Cats mightly in the CFL standings this season. Taylor Powell was effective as a game manager last week.
Powell completed 18-of-23 passes for 222 yards and a touchdown against the Lions. But what people making Toronto vs Hamilton betting picks will see is that the Tiger-Cats needed a strong all-around performance to beat BC.
Hamilton was able to get 118 rushing yards from James Butler. Butler also finished with 36 receiving yards and scored once on a pass and once on the ground. Hamilton also scored on a 47-yard kick return by Tim White.
Defensive end Mason Bennett is questionable with a hamstring.
Betting Trends to Know
- Hamilton is 4-6 against the spread this season.
- The total has gone under in seven of the Tigers-Cats’ 10 games this season.
- Hamilton’s last five games have gone under the total.
Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Betting Picks
People making CFL picks will be leaning toward Toronto on the moneyline. The Argonauts will be an expensive pick. People looking to bet on Toronto to win straight up should look at putting the Argonauts on a parlay.
Anyone looking at Toronto vs Hamilton betting picks will see this game is likely to go over the total. The Argonauts’ offense has been clicking on all cylinders. Toronto has also scored 30 or more points in both of the two teams’ previous meetings this season.
The Argonauts will find a way to cover the spread for this contest. Toronto has dominated Hamilton this season and should be able to put the hammer down again.
Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Prediction
- CFL Pick: Over 49.5 points