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Lions Down Hamilton 33-30 - Match Report

Vernon Adams Jr. passed for 2 TDs and 296 yards in leading British Columbia to a 33-30 win over Hamilton on Friday at Tim Hortons Field.

The Lions won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -4.0-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.

Vernon Adams Jr. completed 21 of 30 pass attempts for 296 yards and 2 TDs for the Lions in the win.

James Butler rushed for 67 yards for Hamilton, while Matthew Shiltz added 26 yards. Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 135 yards for the Tiger-Cats, while receivers Tim White and Kiondre Smith had 112 and 70 yards respectively.

British Columbia was outgained by Hamilton 416-368 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-25 by the Tiger-Cats.

The time of possession battle favored Hamilton as their offense was on the field for 36:01, longer than the 23:59 of their opponents.

British Columbia heads into a Week 20 battle against the Stampeders. Hamilton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.