Argos Host Tiger-Cats in their 2017 CFL Season Opener

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Argos and Cats Look for Better 2017 Seasons

The fans at BMO Field will see the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts when they take their seats on Sunday. The QEW rivals look to atone for disappointing 2016 CFL seasons.

The Tiger-Cats fell in the Eastern Semi-Finals, while the Argos failed to secure a playoff spot following a disappointing last-place finish.

Oddsmakers opened the Tiger-Cats as 3.5-point favorites and the total at 53. The line has held at 3.5, but the total has been bet up to 55.

 

A healthy Zach Collaros will be a huge part of a successful Tiger-Cats season. The Cincinnati Bearcat product spent half of last year on the sidelines with a torn ACL he suffered during the 2015 season. He is completely healed. Callaros has a full training camp under his belt and the five-year pro will be expected to be the leader in Hamilton.

No team in the CFL has gone through more off-season changes than the Toronto Argonauts. Jim Popp took over as the general manager after two decades in Montreal. And Popp brought a friend in former Alouettes Grey Cup-winning coach Marc Trestman. Trestman will lead the charge on the sidelines after Scott Milanovich moved on to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars as quarterback coach.

The Argos’ offence will once again be led by veteran quarterback Ricky Ray. The 37-year-old and future hall of famer is entering his 14th CFL season and ranks fourth all-time in passing yards. He has an all new receiving corp that is led by S.J. Green and newly acquired Armanti Edwards.

Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Hamilton7-126-12-127.7927.680.112-7-14-59-104-65-4
Toronto5-135-1321.2831.56-10.282-73-69-8-16-33-5-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
HAM13.9613.630.32
TOR16.3612.643.72
Yards Per Pass
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
HAM11.5911.510.08
TOR9.9311.70-1.77
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
HAM4.844.760.08
TOR5.165.75-0.59
Team Records
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall7-123-74-56-12-12-7-14-527.7927.680.11
vs Conf5-32-23-14-41-33-132.0026.385.62
Last 30-30-30-00-2-10-2-10-024.0028.33-4.33

Toronto Argos

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall5-132-73-65-132-73-621.2831.56-10.28
vs Conf3-52-21-33-52-21-323.1330.75-7.62
Last 30-30-10-20-30-10-213.6733.67-20.00
Supergrid
TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense27.79531.569
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense315.892272.443
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense57.899111.569
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense21.28827.686
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense228.568301.008
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense74.67870.891

Head To Head Summary

NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
Hamilton7-38-25-531.8085.404.9433.3069.97283.80381.901.70
Toronto3-72-85-524.0065.404.4838.5067.79286.70366.002.20

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Sep 11, 2016HAMTOR21-335629235641183234472
Sep 5, 2016TORHAM36-495436444021523325113
Jun 23, 2016HAMTOR42-2061295379112602963
Nov 15, 2015TORHAM22-259121933011481412991
Sep 11, 2015HAMTOR35-271062423601962473533
Sep 7, 2015TORHAM12-424819526311083965081
Aug 3, 2015TORHAM18-34513804401682182971
Oct 25, 2014HAMTOR24-261233534711153234384
Oct 10, 2014HAMTOR33-34702703722454144762
Sep 1, 2014TORHAM12-13351421773733173902

CFL Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Nov 13, 2016EDM21-24L3/56P/U412693231801413322H
Nov 5, 2016MON25-32L-2.5/46L/O5530939065256322-1H
Oct 28, 2016EDM26-29L-2.5/57L/U592733321592243980H
Oct 21, 2016OTT39-36W3.5/53W/O90358449114401532-3A
Oct 14, 2016OTT29-30L-2.5/52.5L/O1052703831033774962H

Toronto Argos

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Nov 5, 2016EDM17-41L3.5/50L/O1172253691433695120A
Oct 21, 2016CAL13-31L16.5/53.5L/U423063531382583962A
Oct 15, 2016SAS11-29L0/51L/U581832522211453892H
Oct 10, 2016CAL20-48L9.5/52.5L/O33182248174302486-2H
Oct 2, 2016MON11-38L3/49L/P1652344091391633493A

Weather in
TorontoCanada

Weather is Partially cloudy  65°F

Partially cloudy
Humidity is 69%
Wind is Southwest 11 mph
Visibility is 10.004077 mi
Pressure is N/A inHg

Forecast for Toronto

Next up:
Toronto home to British Columbia Friday, June 30

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