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.
Eagles vs Saints: 2014 NFC Wild Card Playoffs Open in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Eagles: Enter NFL postseason flying high
Winners of seven of eight games to close their 2013 regular season schedule, by a combined 266-171 count, Philadelphia rolls into the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the NFL. Led by QB Nick Foles, RB LeSean McCoy and WR DeSean Jackson on offense, the Eagles posted quality wins over Detroit, Arizona, Chicago and Dallas down the stretch. Although we aren't high on the Philadelphia pass defense, that ranks dead last, we see them "containing" Brees & Co. who are a different team outside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
New Orleans Saints: Need a quick fix to their losing ways on the road
Unstoppable at home this season, the Saints were 8-0 in games played in the Bayou, New Orleans needs to figure out a quick fix for their road woes as they lost five of eight games outside of Louisiana. Futility on the road cost the Saints the NFC South regular season title as they dropped four late season contests to the Jets, Seahawks, Rams and Panthers by a combined 88- 56 final count. The loss to a reeling St. Louis squad is the most disturbing of the bunch. If the Eagles contain TE Jimmy Graham - the Saints are toast in Philly tonight.
Saints vs. Eagles Handicapping Odds & Online Betting Canada Game Day Call
We connect to a Canadian online sportsbook favorite, the sportsinteraction.com sports wagering website, for the Philadelphia vs. New Orleans wagering lines tonight. The Eagles are thin home chalk at -2 (-110) ATS and -145 straight up while the Saints are road dogs with a +2 (-100) point spread price and +125 money line odds. The Over/Under line, for what should be an NFC shootout, is posted at 53.5 total points. The Saints burnt us on the road a couple of times this season so we are flying with the Eagles at -2 (-110) ATS in this contest.
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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.