This is the first meeting between these two teams in the championship final since 1984, when Winnipeg routed Hamilton 47-17.
The Ticats last won the Grey Cup back in 1999, when they beat the Calgary Stampeders 32-21.
The Ticats reached the Grey Cup after they defeated the Eskimos 36-16 on Sunday afternoon in the Eastern Final at a packed Tim Hortons Field
The Tiger-Cats quarterback Dane Evans completed 21 of 36 passes and threw for 386 yards, a touchdown and an interception in his playoff debut.
Backup QB David Watford scored two touchdowns, while Bralon Addison hauled in 130 yards on seven catches and Brandon Banks caught four passes for 100 yards and a touchdown.
Blue Bombers Stats
The Blue Bombers will play in their first Grey Cup since 2011, where they lost 34-23 to the BC Lions.
The last time the Blue Bombers won the Grey Cup was even further back, in 1990 against the Edmonton Eskimos.
They reached the final this year after a 20-13 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on the road at the Mosaic Stadium in the Western Final on Sunday.
Kenny Lawler scored the above game’s only touchdown late in the opening quarter, while Justin Medlock added four field goals for Winnipeg.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Lines & Prediction
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats won both matchups in the regular season – 23-15 in Hamilton in Week 7 and 33-13 in Winnipeg in Week 16 and they have been the best team in the CFL over the season. That consistency from Hamilton has to make the tips when it comes to our CFL predictions to win the Grey Cup.