Tiger-Cats vs. Argonauts Prediction: CFL Week 9 Point Spread, Odds

Jordan Ramsay | Updated Aug 04, 2022

The top two teams in the East Division go head-to-head on Saturday night with the Toronto Argonauts hosting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BMO Field.

August 06, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
BMO Field
Pointspread +1 -110
Moneyline -105
Over / Under o +45


Betting Action


Pointspread -1 -110
Moneyline -115
Over / Under u +45


Betting Action


The Argos continue to lead the East Division with a 3-3 record despite a surprise 23-13 home loss against Ottawa last week.  The Ti-Cats downed Montreal 24-17 at home last week and now sit at 2-5 on the year.

Toronto is a 2-point favourite to win on the CFL odds, with a total of 45.0.

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The Argonauts won three of four regular season meetings between the teams last season, but Hamilton got their revenge with a 27-19 road victory in the East Division Final.

The Tiger-Cats have dropped all three of their road games this season, although they’re 8-3 straight up in their last 11 games against Toronto overall.  They’re 2-5 against the spread for the season and 2-3-2 ATS in their last seven games against Toronto.  The total has gone Under in four of Hamilton’s seven games this year, including their three road contests.

The Argos have won 10 of their last 14 home games and are 2-2 SU at BMO Field this season.  They’re 3-3 ATS overall in 2022 and 2-4 ATS in their last six home games dating back to last season.  The total has gone Over in nine of Toronto’s last 12 games against the Ti-Cats.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Hamilton began a crucial six-game stretch last week that will see them face only East Division opponents.  They got off to a great start with a 24-17 win, although they narrowly avoided a late collapse after being outscored 11-0 in the fourth quarter.  The Tiger-Cats, however, outscored Montreal 14-11 in the second half.  It was the first time they have outscored an opponent in the second half all season.  Dane Evans completed 13 of 18 pass attempts for 206 yards and a touchdown.  Hamilton rotated quarterbacks with Matthew Shiltz also in the mix.  Shiltz was 7-of-10 passing for 44 yards and added a team-high 44 rushing yards.  Steve Dunbar led the team with 102 receiving yards and a touchdown on five catches.  Don Jackson and Jamie Newman each ran in a score.

The Ti-Cats defence could be the deciding factor against Toronto.  Hamilton has allowed the second-fewest yards per game in the CFL (330.9), and the lowest second-down conversion rate (41.9 per cent).

Toronto Argonauts

The Argos are looking to get back in the win column after last week’s disappointment which saw them hand Ottawa their first win of the season.  McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 25 of 39 pass attempts for 340 yards and a touchdown.  Running back Andrew Harris struggled to gain any traction, recording just 17 yards on nine carries.  Despite the off-game, Harris still ranks third in the CFL with 424 rushing yards despite playing two less games than the leader, Saskatchewan’s Jamal Morrow.  Kurleigh Gittens Jr. and Markeith Ambles each finished with 84 receiving yards last week.  Brandon Banks caught the team’s lone touchdown pass.

The Boatmen rank first in the CFL in plays per game run (59), but rank seventh in yards per play (6.0).  They are expected to get a boost in the lineup on Saturday with the return of wide receiver DaVaris Daniels, although the status of left tackle Philip Blake (hand) and right tackle Dejon Allen (back spasms) is unclear.

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