Tiger-Cats at Blue Bombers 8/10/18 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
CFL: 8:30 PM EST
Aug. 10, 2018
Latest Odds : WPG -4 Total 57
On Friday, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats take to the road to play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a CFL showdown. The Tiger-Cats are coming of a 50-11 rout of the Montreal Alouettes. The Ticats ruined Johnny Manziel’s debut with Montreal intercepting four of his passes. The Ticats led by 35 at the half and never looked back. The win raised Hamilton’s record to 3-4 on the season.
Winnipeg is coming off a 40-14 drubbing of the Toronto Argonauts on Friday July 27. The Blue Bombers had a bye last week. The Blue Bombers led 23-8 at the half and poured it on with 14 fourth quarter points. Mike Nichols threw for 253 yards, two touchdowns in one interception. Nic Demski had 82 yards receiving and one touchdown.
Hamilton quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has 2,214 yards passing, 7 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. The leading receiver is Jalen Saunders with 686 yards and 2 touchdowns, while Brandon Banks has 612 yards and 2 touchdowns. Masoli leads all rushers with 207 yards and 2 touchdowns. The leading tackler is Larry Dean with 39 defensive tackles and 1 special teams tackle.
Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols has 873 yards passing, 5 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Darvin Adams leads the team in receiving with 335 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Weston Dressler has 309 yards receiving and 1 touchdown. The leading rusher is Andrew Harris with 638 yards and 5 touchdowns. The leading tackler is Adam Bighill with 42 tackles on defense, 1 on special teams, 2 interceptions and 1 touchdown.
Recent Betting Trends:
Hamilton is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of the last 4 following a win ATS
Winnipeg is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 at home
The OVER has cashed in each of the Blue Bombers last 5 at home
Free Betting Pick: Hamilton Tiger-Cats +4
Hamilton has had success playing at Winnipeg covering the number in 5 of its last 6 trips there. Hamilton has covered the spread in 8 of its last 10 on the road, while Winnipeg has covered just 2 of its last 7 following a bye week. Final Score Prediction, Hamilton Tiger-Cats win outright as underdog but grab the points just in case 30-28.