Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Edmonton Eskimos - 10/4/19 CFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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CFL Football: Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm (Tim Hortons Field)
The Line: Hamilton Tiger-Cats -6 -- Over/Under: 46.5
The Edmonton Eskimos and Hamilton Tiger-Cats meet Friday in CFL action at Tim Hortons Field.
The Edmonton Eskimos need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Edmonton Eskimos have split their last six road games. Trevor Harris is completing 71.7 percent of his passes for 3,706 yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. Harris has three or more touchdown passes in six of his last 15 games. Ricky Collins and Greg Ellingson have combined for 1,846 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while DaVaris Daniels has 47 receptions. The Edmonton Eskimos ground game is averaging 89.1 yards per contest, and CJ Gable leads the way with 950 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 21.6 points and 308.6 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Edmonton Eskimos with 70 tackles, Mike Moore has eight sacks and Tyquwan Glass has two interceptions.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won all six home games this season. Dane Evans is completing 70.1 percent of his passes for 2,646 yards, 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Jeremiah Masoli and Evans have combined for 23 touchdowns and 18 interceptions. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 2,222 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns while Jaelon Acklin has 44 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 95.1 yards per contest, and Sean Thomas Erlington leads the way with 224 yards on 33 carries. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 19.7 points and 382.7 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 78 tackles, Ja'Gared Davis has 11 sacks and Jumal Rolle has five interceptions.
The Eskimos are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games, 0-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 home games, 29-11-1 ATS in their last 41 Friday games and 4-0-2 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Eskimos are 5-0-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Hamilton and 1-3-2 ATS in their last 6 meetings. The under is 7-3 in Tiger-Cats last 10 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Eskimos last 7 road games.
The Eskimos are in full struggle mode without Trevor Harris at quarterback and they're losing their last three games by an average of 4.6 points. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are on quite a roll right now and win at home this season by an average of 10.7 points. The Eskimos are 2-5 ATS on the road and the Tiger-Cats are 4-1-1 ATS at home. The Tiger-Cats have also won the last three games against the Eskimos, winning those games by an average of six points. I'll lay the touchdown with the home team.