Berths in the Grey Cup will be on the line on Sunday as the Ottawa RedBlacks host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Edmonton Eskimos host the Calgary Stampeders in the division final matchups. Here’s a look at the betting trends and odds for this week’s contests.
Hamilton at Ottawa – Sunday, November 22
Last 10 Meetings: Ottawa 2-3 SU, 3-2 ATS | OU 3-2
After ending the regular season with back-to-back SU and ATS wins over the Tiger-Cats the RedBlacks will face them again on Sunday in the Eastern division final in Ottawa. The RedBlacks topped the Tiger-Cats 12-6 on the road as a 5-point underdog and 44-28 at home as a 5.5-point favorite on November 1 and November 7 to lock up first place in the East. The Tiger-Cats got past the Argonauts 25-22 as a 2-point home favorite in the Eastern semi-final over the weekend.
At 5Dimes the RedBlacks are listed as 6-point favorites against the Tiger-Cats.
Calgary at Edmonton – Sunday, November 22
Last 10 Meetings: Edmonton 2-8 SU, 3-7 ATS | OU 3-7
The Eskimos have won two straight games against the rival Stampeders both SU and ATS as they meet on Sunday in the Western division final in Edmonton. The Stampeders topped the Eskimos 16-7 in their first meeting of the season on September 7 as a 4-point home favorite, but Edmonton then beat Calgary 27-16 in a pick’em at home on September 12 and 15-11 as a 3-point road underdog on October 10. The Stampeders topped the Lions 35-9 as a 9-point home favorite in the Western semi-final over the weekend.
At 5Dimes the Eskimos are listed as 2-point favorites against the Stampeders.