The battle for top spot in the East remains tight heading into Week 17 of the season with each of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Toronto Argonauts, and Montreal Alouettes having designs on first place in the division with just four weeks left in the season.
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Fri Oct 17 – Ottawa at Hamilton, 7:00pm ET
Last 10 Meetings: Hamilton 1-0 SU, 1-0 ATS | OU 1-0
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be looking for another win and cover against the expansion Ottawa RedBlacks as those two Eastern teams meet for the second time this season on Friday night. The Tiger-Cats got past the RedBlacks by a score of 33-23 as a 6.5-point home favorite in their first meeting on July 26, turning in an OVER result for totals bettors. The Tiger-Cats continue to battle for top spot in the Eastern standings, while the RedBlacks head into the matchup a CFL-worst 2-12 SU and 5-9 ATS.
Sat Oct 18 – Montreal at Toronto, 4:00pm ET
Last 10 Meetings: Toronto 5-5 SU, 6-4 ATS | OU 1-9
The OVER has only paid out once in the last 10 games between the Toronto Argonauts and the Montreal Alouettes as those teams hit the gridiron together on Saturday afternoon. The Argonauts blasted the Alouettes in their first meeting of the season back on August 1, winning 31-5 as a 2-point road underdog in a game that fell UNDER the posted total of 50.5 points. The Argos and Als split their four meetings last season 2-2 both SU and ATS.
Sat Oct 18 – Calgary at Winnipeg, 7:00pm ET
Last 10 Meetings: Winnipeg 1-9 SU, 4-4-2 ATS | OU 6-4
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will be looking to snap a nine-game SU losing streak against the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night as those Western teams meet for the first time this season. Winnipeg last beat Calgary SU back in 2009, going 0-2 both SU and ATS in their two matchups last season. Calgary also swept Winnipeg both SU and ATS in their two games in 2012, with the OVER paying out for totals bettors in three of their past five matchups.
Sun Oct 19 – Edmonton at Saskatchewan, 4:00pm ET
Last 10 Meetings: Saskatchewan 4-6 SU, 3-7 ATS | OU 5-5
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are winless ATS in their last four games against the Edmonton Eskimos are those Western teams close out Week 17 of the CFL season on Sunday afternoon this week. The Eskimos blanked the Roughriders 24-0 as a 5.5-point home favorite on the CFL betting lines in their first meeting of the season on September 26 in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The Roughriders have only managed to pay out once in their last seven games against the Eskimos dating back to the 2012 season.