CFL Picks Week 16
CFL Football Games This Week
Not what schedule makers hoped for, when it was posted on the Friday Night Fight marquee, the Tiger-Cats at Blue Bombers contest could be over early. Things will get a lot more interesting when Saskatchewan and Toronto do the gridiron tango at 4:00 PM ET to open the Saturday action - prior to the Ottawa at British Columbia clash at 7:00 PM ET. Edmonton is looking to get back track when they meet Montreal at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium for a rare Monday matinee match at 2:00 PM ET on October 9, 2017. King of the Mountain, Calgary can't drop from first during their BYE.
According to our calculations, both Hamilton and Montreal are in a heap of trouble if the perfect storm plays out this weekend. If both squads lose, and the ‘Riders and Redblacks win, Montreal is done and Hamilton would be one loss (or a Ottawa tie) away from missing the CFL playoff party. Colour us surprised that the Tiger-Cats and Alouettes have not been pulled off Grey Cup futures boards yet. Even more shocking, the Steel City Kittens price fell from +2200 to +2000 after their win in BC. Do not invest as much as a plug nickel in Hamilton’s Grey Cup Championship number.
CFL Predictions Today and Week 15 Review
Despising greed in most forms, we won’t dwell on the Kevin Glenn drive and momentum killing interception early in the ‘Riders 18-17 Week 15 road win. After dialling down the home crowd, by forcing a Redblacks game opening two and out, the ‘Riders ran ten plays before imploding with a 7-yard loss and an INT. After reaching the 29-yard line, the pick re-energized the crowd. We cashed with the +135 ML but the ATS loss cost us our first perfect week of the season. Since the SU win was cheesy, plus our Toronto win/cover was a miracle, we will take the money and run to Week 16.
CSB Money Line & ATS Week 15 Results: 4-0-0 and 3-1-0 Overall: 44-15-1 and 33-26-2
- Hamilton at Winnipeg: Blue Bombers -12 (-110) ATS at SportsInteraction
Paper markings, plus a gaudy ATS price on CFL betting boards, point to Week 16 opening with a blowout. Led by one of the best all-around players in the CFL, Winnipeg (10-3-0) hosting Hamilton (3-10-0) is a classic Goliath vs David duel. RB Andrew Harris, who is on track to post over 1,000 rushing and receiving yards this season, has meshed brilliantly with QB Matt Nichols as those two dynamos fire the Blue Bombers who lead the CFL with 33.6 points per game. The clawless Tiger Cats are averaging 21.2 PPG. Swallow the big price and soar with the Blue Bombers at home.
Final Score: Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30-13
- Saskatchewan at Toronto Pick: Argonauts -2.5 (-110) ATS at William Hill
Laden with playoff implications, we see the Saskatchewan (7-6-0) at Toronto (7-7-0) tussle as the cream of the crop this week. The Roughriders are on a 5-2 recent run and they have and have won by a 215-143 margin. Toronto is hot as well as the Argonauts have won three straight, by a 110-80 combined count, since their returning from their Week 12 BYE. The ‘Riders recent losses were to Calgary and Winnipeg while the Boatmen beat a rapidly sinking Eskimos squad plus Montreal and Hamilton. Siding with the home team, who have the better QB, lay the line and take Toronto.
Final Score: Saskatchewan Roughriders 27-24
- Ottawa at British Coulumbia Pick: BC Lions -4.5 (-110) ATS at Bodog
Another match with a tangible postseason feel to it features a pair of fairly desperate teams in back half of the Saturday double dip. Holding down second place in the East, the Redblacks situation is simplistic, as they need two wins, plus a Hamilton loss, to secure a playoff berth. British Columbia, last in the CFL West Division have several paths to the Grey Cup party but they are all dependent on winning – which they have only done once during their last six games. Ottawa gets starting QB Trevor Harris back for this match but we are backing the Cats -4.5 (-110) spread price at Bodog.
Final Score: Ottawa Redblacks 30-25
- Edmonton at Montreal Pick: Eskimos -7.5 (-110) ATS at Bet365
Though Edmonton remains in the playoff mix, our preseason Grey Cup choice has stumbled to six straight losses. A trip to the CFL East Division visit to Montreal to battle the Alouettes, who have lost seven in a row, is an elixir the Eskimos desperately need. If they haven’t already, Montreal can start planning for the 2018 season, as they may be postseason eliminated by the time this contest kicks off. Feeling the desperate Esks will feast on the downtrodden Als, during Canadian Thanksgiving Monday action, give up the 7.5 (-110) ATS odds at Bet365 and enjoy a rare Edmonton win.
Final Score: Edmonton Eskimos 42-24 (Happy Thanksgiving)
O Canada! Exciting Playoff Handicapping Awaits
Wow! It feels like time travels like a tree branch through a wood chipper these days. So how is everyone keeping up with the massive pro and amateur sports stream that’s flowing at near top speed? Though bittersweet, we welcome to the NHL to the turbulence as the Boys of Winter join the CFL, NFL, MLB, MLS and NCAAF who are all at various points of their year. NBA and NCAAB hoops action is also just around the corner. Staying on track is simple if you stick with Canada Sports Betting. Follow us here or on our Facebook page for daily handcraft handicapping advice.
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