The Canadian Football League has a couple of big time matchups in Week 8. On Thursday, August 1, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats travel to Saskatchewan to battle the Rough Riders. Then on Saturday, Edmonton heads to Calgary to take on the Grey Cup Champions in a pick game. Check out the CFL Week 8 odds, analysis, and free picks for all four games!
CFL Week 8 Odds, Preview and Picks
- When: August 1 – August 3
- Live Stream: CFL.ca
Thursday, August 1
Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Toronto Argonauts
- 2019 CFL Odds: Winnipeg Blue Bombers -14
Winnipeg had been undefeated until they met the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on July 26. The Tiger-Cats beat the Blue Bombers 23-15. It was a great victory for the Tiger-Cats. Although the Blue Bombers lost their first of the season, they should show no ill effects on Thursday night.
Winnipeg dominated Toronto 48-21 on July 12. The Argonauts are the undisputed worst team in the Canadian Football League this season. Winnipeg is 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS loss and 4-1-1 ATS versus a team with a losing record. The Blue Bombers roll.
CFL Betting Pick: Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Saskatchewan Rough Riders
- 2019 CFL Odds: Saskatchewan Rough Riders -3
After starting the season 0-2 Saskatchewan has since gone 3-1 SU and ATS in their last 4. The Rough Riders head into this game off back-to-back victories over the B.C. Lions. Hamilton should present a much more difficult challenge.
The Tiger-Cats are 5-1 straight up this season. They’ve been impressive in their last couple of games. They beat Calgary 30-23 on July 13 before taking down the Blue Bombers 23-15 on July 26. Hamilton has a real shot of beating Saskatchewan straight up on Thursday night. Take the points to be safe.
CFL Betting Pick: Hamilton Tiger-Cats +3
Friday, August 2
Ottawa Redblacks vs Montreal Alouettes
- 2019 CFL Odds: Montreal Alouettes -7 ½
In 2018, Montreal was the worst team in CFL. Now, they’re favored by over 7 points versus one of last year’s Grey Cup participants, Ottawa. Montreal has been on a roll.
The Alouettes have won three in a row. One of the wins was a 36-19 victory over the Redblacks. The game was on the road. Montreal has beaten Hamilton, Ottawa, and Edmonton in their last 3. The roll should continue with the Alouettes not only notching another victory, but also covering the spread on Friday.
CFL Betting Pick: Montreal Alouettes
Saturday, August 3
Edmonton Eskimos vs Calgary Stampeders
- 2019 CFL Odds: PK
Calgary is only 1-5 ATS this season. The Stampeders matchup against the Eskimos on Saturday is a pick game. Although the defending champions are 1-5 ATS, they’re 4-2 SU.
Edmonton is also 4-2 SU. The Eskimos won their first couple games of the season. Since then, they’ve gone 2-2 straight up. Calgary is 4-1 SU in their last 5 and 2-0 SU in their last 2. The Stampeders have the more recent better form. They also have an advantage playing in front of their fans.
CFL Betting Pick: Calgary Stampeders