Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Edmonton Eskimos - 11/17/19 CFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Edmonton Eskimos (9-10) vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats (15-3)
CFL Football: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm (Tim Hortons Field)
The Line: Hamilton Tiger-Cats -4 -- Over/Under: 50
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The Edmonton Eskimos and Hamilton Tiger-Cats meet Sunday in the CFL East Final at Tim Hortons Field.
The Edmonton Eskimos have split their last six games and are coming off a playoff win over the Montreal Alouettes. The Edmonton Eskimos have Trevor Harris is completing 71.8 percent of his passes for 4,027 yards, 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. Harris has three or more touchdown passes in six of his last 16 games. Greg Ellingson and Ricky Collins have combined for 2,273 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while DaVaris Daniels has 54 receptions. The Edmonton Eskimos ground game is averaging 88.8 yards per contest, and CJ Gable leads the way with 1,001 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 22.6 points and 322.5 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Edmonton Eskimos with 85 tackles, Mike Moore has nine sacks and Tyquwan Glass has three interceptions.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats head into this game riding a six-game winning streak. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have won all nine home games this season. Dane Evans is completing 72.2 percent of his passes for 3,754 yards, 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Jeremiah Masoli and Evans have combined for 30 touchdowns and 20 interceptions. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 2,786 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns while Jaelon Acklin has 58 receptions. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats ground game is averaging 100.4 yards per contest, and Cameron Marshall leads the way with 307 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Hamilton is allowing 19.1 points and 365.3 yards per game. Simoni Lawrence leads the Tiger-Cats with 98 tackles, Ja'Gared Davis has 13 sacks and Jumal Rolle has five interceptions.
The Eskimos are 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 road games, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 playoff games and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Tiger-Cats are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 playoff home games, 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 home games and 7-1-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Eskimos are 5-1-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings in Hamilton and 1-4-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings. The under is 48-22 in Tiger-Cats last 70 home games. The under is 11-4-1 in Eskimos last 16 road games.
The Edmonton Eskimos pulled off a surprising win last week given their struggles heading into the playoffs and it's good enough to give them a chance in this contest as well. However, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have been the most consistent team in the CFL this season, winning each of their last six games and going 12-4-2 ATS on the year overall. Hamilton is winning its last three games by an average of 12 points and wins at home by an average of 13.1 points. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have also won each of the last four meetings against the Edmonton Eskimos, and the last meeting was a 30-point beatdown. Give me the home team and reasonable chalk.