It's the final week of the CFL regular season, and Calgary already has the West wrapped up. Meanwhile Edmonton tries to erase an ugly loss to the Roughriders last week.
Saskatchewan (-9) at Toronto (54½)
Thu, Oct 30, 7:30 PM (ET)
The Argos are looking at this game as their own little Grey Cup and for some of the older players like O’Shea and Wheaton will want to go out on their sword and a win! Let’s face it, the Argos have lost 8 in a row and the Roughriders are looking to get ready for the playoffs and a good win will help their confidence.
Ron’s forecast: Saskatchewan-28 Toronto-26
Roughriders at Argonauts History: 6-7-1 (ATS) 6-8 (SU) 4-10-0 (O/U/P)
ATSCalculator.com: Saskatchewan to win by 14.95 pts and the O/U to land on 54.86.
ATSDatabase.com Stat of the Game: When Toronto plays as a 7 to 9½ Underdog, coming off a game they scored 34 points or less, the Under is 7-3-0 for the Argos in this spot since 1999.
Montreal (55½) at Edmonton (-2½)
Friday, Oct 31, 9:00 PM (ET)
The Alouettes will be sitting Anthony Calvillo this week and Marcus Brady will get the start for Montreal. Edmonton is coming off a 55-9 thumping by the Roughriders and will want to come out fighting to erase that painful lost. Furthermore, Montreal has never done well at Commonwealth, and they are 3-8-1 as an underdog in the month of October.
Ron’s forecast: Edmonton-30 Montreal-13
Alouettes at Eskimos History: 7-7-0 (ATS) 5-9-0 (SU) 6-8-0 (O/U/P)
ATSCalculator.com: Montreal to win by 15.04 pts and the O/U to land on 58.73.
ATSDatabase.com Stat of the Game: When any CFL team is at home vs. a non-division opponent, vs. Montreal and coming off back-to-back SU losses, the Over is 11-4-2 for the home team in this role since ’96.
Hamilton (52) at Winnipeg (-6½)
Saturday, Nov 1, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Some of the Hamilton Tiger Cats players are playing for jobs next season, so you will get a decent effort out of the Ticats this weekend. Winnipeg is coming off a nice upset special win in Montreal last weekend, so they will want to carry that energy over to this weekend and into the playoffs next week with a win. The Under is 10-1-0 for the Bombers as a home favorite in the month of October since 1997.
Ron’s forecast: Winnipeg-23 Hamilton-21
Tiger Cats at Blue Bombers History: 8-10-0 (ATS) 6-12 (SU) 7-11-0 (O/U/P)
ATSCalculator.com: Winnipeg to win by 5.06 pts and the O/U to land on 53.26.
ATSDatabase.com Stat of the Game: When Hamilton plays on the road as an underdog and coming off a three-game losing streak, the Under is 10-4-0 for the Ticats in this spot since ’96.
British Columbia (OTB) at Calgary (OTB)
Saturday, Nov 1, 5:00 p.m. (ET)
There’s no line on this game because of the X factors happening in the other Western teams games and Calgary has already clinched first place in the western division. Calgary has nothing to play for this weekend and will have a first week bye in the playoffs. Pass on this game.
Ron’s forecast: BC-23 Calgary-16
Lions at Stampeders History: 11-10-0 (ATS) 9-11-1 (SU) 7-12-2 (O/U/P)
ATSCalculator.com: Calgary to win by 5.07 pts and the O/U to land on 56.69.
ATSDatabase.com Stat of the Game: The Under is 13-3-0 for the Lions after scoring 40 points or more in their last game.