Slam Dunk picks: Keep stacking cash

Let’s keep stacking cash.

For the last four seasons money has been flowing into our account from slam dunking against the spread winners. Expect the trend to remain for the 2019 CFL season.

Saskatchewan Roughriders at Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Thursday, June 13, 7 p.m. EST

Popular public perception has the Ticats ruling the East and along with it betting dollars have come in heavy on Hamilton to start the season as winners.

Conversely – except in the prairie province – support for Saskatchewan has been subdued. The Riders are getting three and the hook with a healthy Zach Collaros who feels at home inside Tim Hortons Field, strong offensive line to pave the way for William Powell and stout defensive front. Ride the Riders.

Line: Ticats favoured by 3.5 points
Pick: Saskatchewan
Bet: $22 spread bet returns $20 and $20 money line bet returns $50

Montreal Alouettes at Edmonton Eskimos
Friday, June 14, 9 p.m. EST

Everybody seems sure the Als are going to be terrible again. What’s unsure is how the Eskimos are going to be with Mike Reilly gone, Trevor Harris at the helm surrounded by some new characters.

Weird stuff happens in Week 1. Montreal can at least hang around.

Line: Eskimos favoured by 10 points
Pick: Montreal
Bet: $11 spread bet returns $10

Ottawa Redblacks at Calgary Stampeders
Saturday, June 15, 7 p.m. EST

Calgary beat a better Ottawa team in the Grey Cup by 11 points and the match up happens again with more uncertainty on the Redblacks roster.

The defending Grey Champs have the gunslinger back with plenty of weapons – Bo Levi Mitchell starts the season with a bang.

Line: Stampeders favoured by 8.5 points
Pick: Calgary
Bet: $22 spread bet returns $20

Winnipeg Blue Bombers at B.C. Lions
Saturday, June 15, 10 p.m. EST

Best game of the opening slate: new-look Lions host the Bombers who have become the trendy Grey Cup choice. Winnipeg needs a fast start to match the sky high expectations.

Take the points with a Bombers squad that has more collective cohesiveness.

Line: Lions favoured by 2 points
Pick: Winnipeg
Bet: $22 spread bet returns $20

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