Toronto Argonauts Odds

The Toronto Argonauts are the Canadian Football League’s marquee franchise. They represent Canada’s largest market, are the oldest surviving team in the league and own the most Grey Cup wins.

With a new deal ongoing with the XFL, the CFL fan base is on the cusp of a serious growth period. Add in single-game betting at online sportsbooks and CFL betting is ready to grow as well. Here’s how you can bet on the Argos online with live odds for this week’s Argos game direct from legal online sportsbooks.

Today’s Toronto Argonauts odds: Spread, Grey Cup, Props

Below find all the latest Argos game lines from the top online sportsbooks in Canada. Click on any of these lines to head to the online sportsbook, sign up for an account and bet on the Argos.

How to bet on Toronto Argonauts games in Canada

Bet on or against the Argos by following these steps:

  1. Sign up for an account: Click on any link above to register for an account with any online sportsbook that’s legal and licensed in your province.  Sign up on the online sportsbook or download and install the app and register there. Enter the PlayCanada promo code during the registration process to claim any sports betting bonuses.
  2. Deposit money to bet with: Deposit money into your account using any of the available deposit methods. Options generally include credit or debit cards, your online bank account, or an online payment processor like PayPal or Interac. Whatever suits you best.
  3. Browse through the Argonaut betting options: Examine the game lines listed above. Alternatively, click the “CFL” or “Football” tab to locate all the Argos lines. Click on the odds for any bet you like to instantly create a bet slip. Fill it out to place your CFL bets.

Toronto Argonauts betting lines explained

 SpreadMoneylineTotal
Toronto Argonauts+2.5 (-110)+155Over 55.5 (-110)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers-2.5 (-110)-175Under 55.5 (-110)

The table above shows how a typical set of Toronto Argonauts betting odds might appear at BetMGM Sportsbook Canada or Caesars, for instance.

The spread appears with the odds in parentheses. The Argonauts are 2.5-point underdogs to Winnipeg. That means Toronto must win the game outright, or lose by one or two points, for spread bets on the Argos to win. If they do, the odds dictate you’ll win $100, plus your bet back, for every $110 that you wager. Otherwise, you can bet on Winnipeg to win by three or more. The odds also dictate you’ll win $100, plus your bet back, for every $110 that you wager.

The moneyline betting odds have Toronto as +155 underdogs. That means if the Argos win by any score, moneyline bets on Toronto will pay $155, plus your bet back, for every $100 you bet. With Winnipeg as a -175 favourite, bets on the Blue Bombers to win outright pay $100, plus your bet back, for every $175 that you bet, as long as the Bombers win.

The totals line also appears with the odds in parentheses. You can bet that the total combined score will land over or under 55.5. The half a point removes the possibility of a push.

Toronto Argonauts props, live betting, futures

Argos props let you bet on the performance of the team and its individual players. Most are either over/under or yes/no bets on various stat lines and accomplishments. Proposition bets may include over/unders on touchdowns, total yards, or passing, rushing or receiving yards, for either the team or a specific player.

Futures, meanwhile, let you bet on certain team accomplishments throughout the season, like making the playoffs, winning the East Division or winning the Grey Cup. Futures odds are available most of the year, as long as the Argos still have a chance at any of these accomplishments. The odds change with the team’s chances.

You can find CFL futures odds on our dedicated Grey Cup odds page.

Finally, live betting allows you to bet on Argos game lines and props while the games are happening at odds that change with the time, score and action on the field. Just remember, these odds can change in an instant. That means your best option for placing bets is a sportsbook app. It’s hard to get a bet down fast enough any other way.

Toronto Argonauts schedule

The CFL season runs from early June through the end of October. Teams typically play 18 games in the regular season. Check the Argos’ full schedule for the current season at CFL.ca.

Toronto Argonauts career leaders

Here are some of the leaders in key stats in the history of the Argonauts:

  • Touchdowns: Dick Shatto, 91 from 1954-65
  • Passing yards: Ricky Ray, 20,205 from 2012-18
  • Rushing yards: Dick Shatto, 6,958 from 1954-65
  • Receiving yards: Derrell Mitchell, 9,047 from 1997-2003 and 2007
  • Interceptions: Reggie Pleasant, 47 from 1986-94
  • Sacks: Rodney Harding, 92 from 1985-94

Toronto Argonauts home games

  • Name: BMO Field
  • Argos’ home since: 2016
  • Address: 170 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto
  • Owner: City of Toronto
  • Operator: Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
  • Football capacity: 27,456
  • Groundbreaking: March 29, 2006
  • Opening date: April 28, 2007
  • Construction cost: $62.9 million
  • Other major tenants: Toronto FC (MLS) since 2007
  • Previous home: Rogers Centre (originally SkyDome) from 1989-2016

Toronto Argonauts ownership history

With a record 17 Grey Cup wins and 23 Grey Cup appearances, the Toronto Argonauts are the CFL’s most storied franchise. The team formed in 1873 as part of the Argonaut Rowing Club. The club sold the team to a group of Toronto locals, including media mogul John Bassett, in 1957.

Bassett bought the team outright in 1971. However, Skyline Hotel chain president William Hodgson bought the team three years later. In 1979, Carling O’Keefe Breweries purchased the Argos. Then, in 1989 Carling O’Keefe sold the team to sports entrepreneur Harry Ornest, and the Argos moved into SkyDome.

Two years later, Ornest sold the Argos to a group including LA Kings owner Bruce McNall, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky and Canadian actor John Candy. The new ownership group persuaded Heisman Trophy winner Raghib “Rocket” Ismail to join the team over the NFL. In 1994, Candy died and McNall and Gretzky sold the Argos to TSN Enterprises. New York businessman Sherwood Schwarz bought the team in 2000, but in 2003, the CFL took over and handed the reins to local businessmen David Cynamon and Howard Sokolowski. In 2006, the Argos got former Heisman Trophy-winning running back Ricky Williams to join the team.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment chairman Larry Tanenbaum’s holding company — the Kilmer Group — and Bell Canada bought the Argos in 2015, but MLSE took over control a year later and moved the team to BMO Field. MLSE also owns the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors and Toronto FC.

Which NFL greats have played for the Argos?

A number of NFL greats also spent time with the Toronto Argonauts. Here are three of the biggest names on that list:

  • Joe Theismann: A pro bowl QB and Super Bowl winner with the Washington Redskins, Theismann played for Toronto from 1971-73.
  • Doug Flutie: A pro bowl QB and NCAA football legend, Flutie won two Grey Cups and two Grey Cup MVPs with the Argos.
  • Andre Rison: This five-time pro bowl wide receiver won a Grey Cup with the Argos after his NFL career ended.

How can I watch Toronto Argonauts games online?

The Canadian Football League has a $50 million annual TV deal with TSN and RDS in place through 2025. That means all Argos preseason, regular season and playoff games air on TSN and RDS. The pair also enjoy exclusive radio rights to all CFL games. Some games are also available via live-stream through CFL.ca and TSN Direct via TSN.ca.

Toronto Argonauts FAQ

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment bought the Argos for an undisclosed amount from its own chairman’s holding company — the Kilmer Group — and Bell Canada in 2016. MLSE also owns the Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC.

Argos tickets start as low as $21. However, the best seats at BMO Field can cost upward of $150.

The Toronto Argonauts have won a CFL-record 17 Grey Cups.

The Argos official Twitter account is @TorontoArgos. The team joined Twitter in February 2009 and now boasts over 130K followers.

Bruce McNall and Wayne Gretzky sold the Argos to TSN Enterprises after partner John Candy died in 1994.

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