Tiger-Cats at Redblacks 11/18/18 - CFL Picks & Predictions
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Ottawa Redblacks
CFL: 1:00 PM EST
Nov. 18, 2018
Latest Odds : OTT -3 Total 54.5
Coming off a victory in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (8-10) advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to battle the Ottawa Redblacks. The Tiger-Cats aim to return to the Grey Cup for the first time since 2014, and to win their first Grey Cup Championship since 1999.
Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli had a record breaking season for the Tiger-Cats and threw for 5209 yards, 28 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions. Alex Green came on strong at Running Back in the middle of the season for the Tiger-Cats and ran the ball 114 times for 604 yards and 7 touchdowns. Brandon Banks is the leading receiver for the Tiger-Cats and had 94 catches for 1423 yards and 11 touchdowns during the regular season.
After finishing the regular season 11-7, the Ottawa Redblacks play host to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Redblacks last advanced to and won the Grey Cup in 2016 and are looking for a repeat performance this year.
Quarterback Trevor Harris was outstanding for the Redblacks this season and threw for 5116 yards, 22 touchdowns and just 11 interceptions. Brad Sinopoli was one of the top receivers in the entire CFL during the regular season and hauled in 116 passes for 1376 yards and 4 touchdowns. William Powell lead the Redblacks in rushing with 1362 yards and 6 touchdowns on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Tiger-Cats are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 playoff games.
RedBlacks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 playoff games.
Over is 6-2 in Tiger-Cats last 8 playoff road games.
Under is 5-0 in RedBlacks last 5 vs. a team with a losing record.
Free Betting Pick: Ottawa Redblacks -3
The Redblacks are favored here and the Redblacks when they have faced the Tiger-Cats are 8-3 in the last 11. The Redblacks are also a team that has been able to play really well against the Tiger-Cats on the year as well and the Redblacks had a week off to rest. Look for the Tiger-Cats to play strong, but still fall short as the Redblacks bring home a win and berth to the Grey Cup. Final Score Prediction, Ottawa Redblacks win and cover ATS 34-28.