The Hamilton Tiger-Cats meet the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in CFL action on Friday night at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
Both of these teams have made a strong start to the new season, with the Tiger-Cats looking to build on their 4-1 record and the Blue Bombers currently 100% with an impressive 5-0 record (the only remaining undefeated team in the CFL). This game could even be a potential Grey Cup taster.
Hamilton are coming off a bye week going into this game, with their last action being a 30-23 win in week five against the Calgary Stampeders. Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has completed 70.8% of his passes for 1,517 yards, nine touchdowns and six interceptions. He has at least one touchdown pass in 17 of his last 19 games. Brandon Banks and Bralon Addison have combined for 799 receiving yards and six touchdowns, while Jaelon Acklin has 16 receptions.
Winnipeg come into this game on the back of a 30-1 drubbing over the Ottawa Redblacks last week. Matt Nichols is completing 73.2% of his passes for 1,150 yards, 12 touchdowns and one interception. He has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last 10 games. Lucky Whitehead and Darvin Adams have combined for 492 receiving yards and four touchdowns, while Nic Demski has 11 receptions.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Lines & Prediction
Looking at CFL betting predictions for this game, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have had an extra week to prepare and will have the backing of a packed house.
However, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers look to have the strongest team roster in the CFL this season and are the tips to back at odds of -110 (1.91) at -2 on the Point Spread markets with Sports Interaction. The CFL betting line on Hamilton +2 is also -110 (1.91) also at Sports Interaction.
CFL Predictions: Point Spread – Winnipeg Blue Bombers -2 pts @ -110 (1.91) with Sports Interaction