The 2019 Canadian Football League Regular Season heads into Week 2 with only 3 games on the schedule. On Thursday, June 20, Saskatchewan battles Ottawa as an underdog. Then on Friday, June 21, Edmonton hosts the British Columbia Lions as a -4 favorite. The final game this week is on Saturday, June 22. Hamilton takes on Toronto as a -2 ½ favorite. Keep reading for CFL Week 2 odds, analysis, and free picks!
CFL Week 2 Odds, Predictions & Picks
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- When: June 20 – June 22
Thursday, June 20
Saskatchewan Rough Riders vs Ottawa RedBlacks
- 2019 CFL Week 2 Odds: Saskatchewan +5.5 / Ottawa -5.5
Hamilton beat Saskatchewan 23-17 in the Rough Riders first game this season. At halftime, the score was 13-10 Saskatchewan. The Rough Riders broke down in the third quarter, allowing the Tiger-Cats to score 10 points.
Ottawa gained revenge over Calgary in Week 1. The Stampeders beat the RedBlacks 27-16 at the 2019 Grey Cup. Ottawa took down Calgary 32-28 as a +9 dog in their first game this season. What’s interesting about that match is that the RedBlacks outscored the Stampeders 11-0 in the fourth to get the win.
Although Ottawa has momentum, they’re 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings. Saskatchewan gets the nod.
CFL Betting Pick: Saskatchewan Rough Riders +5
Friday, June 21
BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos
- 2019 CFL Week 2 Odds: British Columbia +4 / Edmonton -4
The Lions looked horrible in their first CFL battle of the season. In a pick match at home versus Winnipeg, British Columbia fell 23-33. The game came down to Winnipeg making halftime adjustments. B.C. had the lead going into halftime, but the Blue Bombers outscored the Lions 19-6 in the second half.
Edmonton beat Montreal 32-25 in their first game. The Eskimos didn’t cover because they were -8 favorites. Edmonton is 2-6 ATS versus a team with a losing record while the Lions are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 road games. This is a tough game to handicap, but Edmonton should cover.
CFL Betting Pick: Edmonton Eskimos -4
Saturday, June 22
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Toronto Argonauts
- 2019 CFL Week 2 Odds: Hamilton -3½ / Toronto +3.5
Hamilton heads to Toronto to take on the Argonauts as a road favorite on Saturday. The Tiger-Cats looked great beating Saskatchewan 23-17 and covering as a -4 favorite on June 13. They dominated the Argos 34-20 the last time these two teams played on June 22.
This is Toronto’s first game this season. The Argonauts are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall and 0-7 ATS in their last 7 versus the East. In the head-to-head, the Tiger-Cats are 12-3 ATS in the last 15 meetings, and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Toronto. Hamilton wins and covers.
CFL Betting Pick: Hamilton Tiger-Cats -2 ½