CFL Week 19 Sports Betting Preview

As the CFL regular season winds down, Week 19 sees teams fighting for their playoff lives in must-win games. The East Division is especially hectic, and Week 19 features a major clash between the Toronto Argos and Montreal Alouettes. Sports bettors can check out this preview which breaks down the games, point spreads, and recent trends.

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Hamilton Tigercats -6 at Ottawa Redblacks +6 Total Points 43.5

With only two playoffs spots up for grabs in the East, this game is “Do or Die” for the Hamilton Ticats. Hamilton coach Kent Austin is insisting that his are not taking this Ottawa Redblacks team lightly. The Ticats have had their struggles on the road, and Ottawa’s two wins this season have come on their home field, so Hamilton cant look past this game.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Hamilton’s last 7 games
Hamilton is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa’s last 6 games at home
Ottawa is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Winnipeg Blue Bombers +10 at Calgary Stampeders -10 Total Points 49.5

Calgary has already clinched #1 spot in the West and are 10 points at home over a Winnipeg team that has lost 8 straight. Calgary has dominated the Bombers in recent play, going 8-2-1 against-the-spread in their last 11 times hosting the Bombers. Calgary will also be looking to set a CFL sack record, and this Winnipeg team allowed 10 sacks last week in their loss to BC.

Winnipeg is 2-8-1 ATS in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Calgary
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Calgary’s last 23 games
Calgary is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games

BC Lions +5.5 at Edmonton Eskimos -5.5 Total Points 48.5

This game between the BC Lions and Edmonton Eskimos is seen as a playoff preview of a possible West semifinal. With a win, Edmonton will clinch second place in the West and host the semifinal. However, the Eskimos are 1-4 against-the-spread in their last 5 against the Lions. Considering the playoff implications, this should be a tight game, and recent trends to to these teams playing under the total.

Edmonton is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing British Columbia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of British Columbia’s last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of British Columbia’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games

Toronto Argonauts +2 at Montreal Alouettes -2 Total Points 50.5

This is the most important game in Week 19, because both of these teams are looking to secure a playoff berth and have a shot at first place in the East. The Alouettes beat Toronto at home back in Week 17, and now they are playing in Montreal where the Al’s are 5-3, while Toronto is 2-6 on the road this season.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games
Toronto is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Montreal’s last 11 games when playing Toronto
Montreal is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto