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.
Baylor vs UCLA NCAAF Bowl Week Online Predictions
UCLA Bruins: Trying to avoid 0-3 finish to season
After starting the season on a 9-2 tear, the Bruins are in a bit of a slide right now, losing two straight games coming into the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night. The Bruins are trying to avoid finishing the season on an 0-3 slide for the third consecutive season. UCLA lost to Illinois by a score of 20-14 in the Fight Hunger Bowl in 2011 to finish the season with a 6-8 record. This is the first bowl game under head coach Jim Mora.
Baylor Bears: Moving on after Robert Griffin III
Baylor took until late in its season to prove that it can win without RGIII under center. Baylor finished the season on a three-game winning streak after losing four straight from the end of September into the middle of October. Wide receiver Terrence Williams set a school record with 1,764 receiving yards on the season. The Bears are 9-9 in 18 bowl games all-time and are meeting the Bruins for the first time in history.
In a battle of teams that reached the post-season in different ways, the Baylor Bears and the UCLA Bruins meet for the first time. Baylor is on a hot streak, while UCLA is trying to avoid a third straight loss to end the season. The top online sportsbook of Sportsinteraction.com has the Bruins as -3 (-105) favorites on Thursday night. We will put money down on the spread and the Bruins over the Bears.
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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.