This Sunday November 11th, the CFL playoffs kickoff. The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders have earned 1st round byes while this weekend the BC Lions will face the Hamilton Ticats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to see who advances to the conference finals.
AFC Wild Card Weekend Predictions Road to Super Bowl XLIX Begins
Ravens vs Steelers: AFC North rivals are set to clash
National Football League AFC Wild Card playoff action opens with a beauty as Pittsburgh hosts Baltimore at Heinz Field. These bitter AFC North rivals split their season series as the Ravens won 26-6 at home in Week 2 before the Steelers rolled to a 43-23 victory in Pittsburgh during Week 9 action. Pittsburgh has a major hole to fill as super-stud RB Leveon Bell, who posted 2215 yards of total offense and scored eleven touchdowns this season, is expected to miss this contest with a knee injury. The Steelers are a field goal favorite here.
Bengals vs Colts: Cincinnati looks to avenge regular season shutout
Lucas Oil Stadium hosts the second AFC Wild Card clash as Andrew Luck and the Colts battle Andy Dalton and the Bengals on Sunday. Indianapolis shutout Cincinnati 27-0 at home in Week 7 as the Colts defense limited the Bengals to 135 totals yards of offense while posting 506 yards of their own. Star WR A.J. Green missed that contest due to injury and rookie RB Jeremy Hill hadn't emerged as a starter yet. Indianapolis is led by the top passing offense in the NFL as they get set to face the Bengals 20th ranked pass defense.
AFC Wild Card Playoff Parlay: Home field advantage will play a major role in these contests as Pittsburgh and Indianapolis were both 6-2 at home this season. We also like Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and Colts QB Andrew Luck over Ravens QB Joe Flacco and Bengals QB Andy Dalton. Back Pittsburgh and Indianapolis with a 500 unit parlay on the money lines posted at the SportsInteraction online sportsbook.
National Football League AFC Wild Card Weekend Betting Lines
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The Wildcard games have concluded and the 4 Divisional matchups are set. Red Sox, Yankees will have the most marquee appeal but all series are intriguing and this postseason lineup of baseball looks as good as any that can be recalled in recent memory.