CFL 2018 Week 17
While I feel the number in Montreal is too high for a home underdog there are other profitable options for online sports bettors in Week 17 CFL action.
This Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to spend the weekend at home with loved ones, and dive into some CFL football. With only a few weeks left in the regular season the playoff race is on.
CFL Week 17: Thanksgiving football
CFL week 17 odds on BODOG
There are 3 home favorites this weekend in CFL action and one huge home underdog.
Here are the lines via BODOG:
Both the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Ottawa Redblacks will be feeling good heading into Friday night’s game, each on 2 game winning streaks.
The last nine games Blue Bombers games are averaging just over 53 points per. But their last 2 wins have gone under the posted total, whereas the previous 7 averaged 58 points per game.
One of those a 44-21 home loss to the Redblacks, which means Friday night could very well be another shoot out. Ottawa has averaged 29 points per game in their last 2 wins and the last nine Bomber games has seen either them or their opponent score at least 29 points in every instance.
All the ingredients are here for a ton of scoring.
PICK: Over 52.5 (-110)
Calgary heads to Montreal as a huge road favorite
Strap yourselves in on Monday, because before Drew Brees breaks Peyton Manning’s record and becomes the NFL all time passing yards leader at night, there are a pair of early CFL games to take in. We have our eye on the early one.
Calgary Stampeders (11-2) at Montreal Alouettes (3-11)
This is a case of worst vs first, but also a scenario in which I see the a home underdog just getting too many points.
In Calgary’s 11 wins this season, they have outscored their opponents by at average of 15.7 points per contest so covering the 12.5 that they are being asked to this Monday is well within their capabilities.
But the backdoor will be wide open for Johnny Manziel who finally looked competent under center and covered last week’s number as +6.5 Underdogs at home to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
So while I think this line ultimately is a stay away there is another option.
2 team 6pt Teaser
Winnipeg/ Ottawa over 47.5 + Calgary Stampeders -6.5
This looks like the winning ticket to me.
If Calgary happens to be up by 14 points late, you’re protected against the backdoor.
Furthermore by reducing the Bombers/ Redblacks total by 6 points you’ll exponentially increase your chances at winning short term and long term as 51 is a key number in football over/ unders.
Putting the line under the crucial number of 51 is too good to pass up.
See below the top sportsbooks where you can wager online and choose the best one for you:
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