Hamilton Tiger-Cats Odds

CFL betting odds

Including their OT loss in the 2021 Grey Cup, the Ticats have 22 championship appearances and eight wins. Add to that their loyal fan base, particularly in small-market Hamilton, and Ti-cat odds will be a popular option this season and beyond ay legal online sportsbooks.

See below for how to bet on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats online including live Tiger-Cats betting odds direct from online sportsbooks.

Tiger-Cats Grey Cup odds

Check below for the latest Ticats game lines from top online sportsbooks. Click on any line to head over to the sportsbook, register for an account and bet on CFL games.

How to bet on Hamilton Tiger-Cats games in Canada

Betting on Ticats games online in Canada is a three-step process:

  1. Register: Start by signing up for an account at a legal Canadian sports betting site. Fill out the registration form on the page or download the sportsbook app and do it there. If applicable, enter a sportsbook promo or bonus code for that betting site to claim your bonus.
  2. Deposit: Add money to your new account using any of the deposit methods available on the sportsbook. Most allow you to use credit and debit cards, online banking, PayPal and Interac.
  3. Browse & Bet: Browse around the lines available under the “CFL” or “Football” tabs. Click on any line to open a bet slip. Fill the slip out and confirm it to place your CFL bet.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats betting lines explained

Point SpreadMoneylineTotal
Hamilton Tiger-Cats+2.5 (-110)+155Over 55.5 (-110)
Toronto Argonauts-2.5 (-110)-175Under 55.5 (-110)

The example above shows what a typical set of Tiger-Cats lines might look like at DraftKings Sportsbook or FanDuel Sportsbook.

The point spread here has the Ticats as 2.5-point underdogs against Toronto. Hamilton needs to win the game, or lose by two points or fewer, for point spread bets on the Ticats to pay off. If you win such a bet, you’d get a profit of $100 on a $110 bet. You can also bet on Toronto to win by three or more, with the same potential winnings.

Hamilton is a +155 underdog on the moneyline, which means a winning bet on the Tiger-Cats would pay a profit of $155 on a $100 bet. If, on the other hand, you bet the moneyline on Toronto at -175, you’d win $100 on a $175 bet — if the Argos win.

The total line is 55.5 points. Bet the over and you would win if the two teams combined to score 56 points or more. Bet the under and you would win on a combined score of 55 or fewer.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats props, futures & live betting

Prop betting is generally less concerned with the outcome of a game and more about team and player stats. Options might include over/under-style bets on total yards or passing, rushing or receiving yards for teams and players. Others ask questions like who will score the first TD, or whether a specific player will score.

Live betting allows you to bet on a lot of those same props and game lines while the game is happening at odds that change to reflect the circumstances.

Finally, futures are season-long bets on the Ticats’ future prospects. That might mean a bet on the team to win a certain number of games, make the playoffs, win the East or even claim the Grey Cup. The odds for futures bets will change all year long with the team’s chances, but you lock in the current odds when you place any Ticats futures bets. Find current Grey Cup futures on our dedicated odds page.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats schedule 2024

The CFL season runs from June through October. Teams typically play 18 regular-season games. The CFL playoffs feature two Eastern and two Western Semi-Finals, Eastern and Western Finals and the Grey Cup championship game. Check the full Ticats schedule for the coming season on CFL.ca.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats career leaders

Here are some of the main carer stat leaders for the Tiger-Cats:

  • Touchdowns: Earl Winfield, 87 from 1987-97
  • Passing yards: Danny McManus, 33,841 from 1998-2005
  • Rushing yards: Troy Davis, 5,188 from 2001-05
  • Receiving yards: Earl Winfield, 10,119 from 1987-97
  • Interceptions: Garney Henley, 59 from 1960-75
  • Sacks: Grover Covington, 157 from 1981-91

Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games

  • Name: Tim Hortons Field
  • Nickname: The Donut Box
  • Address: 64 Melrose Ave. North, Hamilton, ON
  • Owner: City of Hamilton
  • Football capacity: 23,218
  • Groundbreaking: November 2012
  • Opening date: Sept. 1, 2014
  • Construction cost: $145.7 million
  • Other tenants: Hamilton Hurricanes (CJFL) since 2014, Forge FC (CPL) since 2019
  • Previous home: Ivor Wynne Stadium (1950-2012)

Brief Hamilton Tiger-Cats history

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats trace their roots back to 1950 when the Hamilton Football Club, nicknamed the Tigers, merged with the Hamilton Wildcats and adopted the Tiger-Cats name. The team has won eight Grey Cup titles, but not since 1999, a Grey Cup drought that’s now the longest in the CFL. The 2021 Grey Cup marked Hamilton’s 22nd appearance in the title game.

Over the past decade, the Ticats have appeared in the 101st, 102nd, 107th and 108th Grey Cups, and lost all four.

The Tiger-Cats were a dynasty through the 1950s and 1960s, appearing in 10 Grey Cups. They even beat an NFL team in 1962, downing the nearby Buffalo Bills 38-21. In the late 1970s, Toronto Maple Leafs owner Harold Ballard bought the Tiger-Cats. The team was competitive throughout the 1980s, going to three straight Grey Cups in 1984, 1985 and finally winning in 1986.

Hamilton businessman David Braley bought the team in the late 1980s, and in the early 1990s a community-based group took over. The team struggled financially and on the field throughout the 1990s until Danny McManus and Darren Flutie led Hamilton to the Grey Cup game in 1998 and a win in 1999. Local Hamiltonian Bob Young bought the team in 2004. The team closed Ivor Wynne Stadium at the end of the 2012 season and moved into the new Tim Hortons Field in downtown Hamilton in 2014.

Ticats all-time team

Here’s a look at the Hamilton Tiger-Cats all-time team, as picked by Tiger-Cats fans in 2012:

  • Coach: Ralph Sazio


  • QB: Danny McManus
  • RB: Willie Bethea, Troy Davis
  • WR: Garney Henley, Earl Winfield, Rocky DiPietro, Darren Flutie
  • OC: Marwan Hage
  • OG: Bill Danychuk, Ellison Kelly
  • OT: Dave Hack, John Barrow


  • DT: Angelo Mosca, John Barrow
  • DE: Joe Montford, Grover Covington
  • LB: Bob Krouse, Ben Zambiasi, Markeith Knowlton
  • DBs: Garney Henley, Paul Bennett, Rob Hitchcock, Don Sutherin, Less Browne

Special teams

  • K/P: Paul Osbaldiston
  • KR: Earl Winfield

How can I watch Hamilton Tiger-Cats games online?

The CFL recently inked a $50 million yearly deal with TSN and RDS to put the league’s games on TV through 2025. That means all Ticats games are on TSN and RDS (French language broadcast). Games are also available on the internet via TSN Direct and CFL.ca.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats FAQ

Hamiltonian and open-source software company owner Bob Young has owned the Hamilton Tiger-Cats since 2004.

Ticats tickets start as low as $18. However, the average ticket price at Tim Hortons Field is $55.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won eight Grey Cups. The 2021 edition marked the team’s 22nd Grey Cup appearance.

The Ticats official Twitter account is @Ticats. The team joined Twitter in February 2009 and has 144.6K followers.

The 2021 Grey Cup on Dec. 12, 2021, at Tim Hortons Field was the 11th Grey Cup game in Hamilton, but only the third since 1944 and first at Tim Hortons Field. The other two were at Ivor Wynne Stadium in 1972 and 1996, won by the Tiger-Cats and Argos, respectively.

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