cfl week 8 betting preview

Heading into Week 8 of CFL play, East Division teams have struggled mightily with a combined 6-19 record. Each game in Week 8 features an East vs West matchup and you can read a preview here which includes point spreads, odds, recent trends and stats for betting on CFL football…

Edmonton Eskimos -7 at Ottawa Redblacks +7 Total Points 50.5

The Ottawa Redblacks have not fared at all well for bettors so far with a 1-5 record against the spread this season. Ottawa’s lone win came by a slim 1 point margin at home over an injury riddled Argos squad. Ottawa is being spotted a touchdown on the spread against Mike Reilly and an Edmonton team that is 6-1 in their last 7 games.

Edmonton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton’s last 6 games
Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ottawa is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

Calgary Stampeders -3 at Hamilton Tigercats +3 Total Points 51

The Hamilton Tigercats have had a disappointing start to the season, but so has the entire East division so they are not out of it by any means. In fact, the odds suggest that this Hamilton team is better than their 1-5 record and as +3 point underdogs this should be a close game with the 5-1 Calgary Stampeders.

Calgary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Calgary’s last 10 games
Calgary is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Hamilton’s last 15 games

Montreal Alouettes +13.5 at Saskatchewan Roughriders -13.5 Total Points 48

The Montreal Alouettes going on the road where East teams are a combined 1-13 heading into Week 8. The Als are being given a 13.5 point spread, but this may not being enough for the struggling Montreal squad that are 1-5 against the spread and have scored only 33 points in their last 3 games.

Montreal is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Montreal’s last 10 games
Saskatchewan is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Saskatchewan’s last 16 games

BC Lions -2 at Toronto Argonauts +2 Total Points 51

Ironically, these teams both have 3-4 records but Toronto is leading the East, while BC is bottom of the West division standings. Toronto will be playing on a short week with only 4 days rest between the game on Tuesday and Sunday’s game against the BC Lions and are +2 point home dogs.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of British Columbia’s last 7 games
British Columbia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games
Toronto is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

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cfl week 8 betting preview