October 25, 2018

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Twenty: A tie for the lead! No divisions clinched! There's work to be done, CFL pickers. Roll up your flannel plaid sleeves and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 08:32 PM - 13 comments

The drama continues! Hamilton blows a lead and maybe the division in a tough loss to Ottawa. Edmonton continues their skid as B.C. all but secures a playoff spot. Toronto doesn't lose. But whoa, Calgary does: Saskatchewan's win leaves a path for the Riders to take the West.

ResultOttawa by 4B.C. by 10Toronto by 4Saskatchewan by 5
Margin of Error3 to 57 to 133 to 54 to 7

Speaking of volatile standings: a tie for first, a tie for third, and five players within three points of first. A polite nod to cixelsyd for nailing the Ottawa win on his way to six points and a share of the lead.

SpoFiteHAM @ OTTSEDM @ BCSMTL @ TORSSSK @ CGYSPointsTotal Points
DrJohnEvans B.C. Toronto 262
cixelsydOttawa 4 B.C.7 4 662
argoal Toronto3 5361
tahoemoj B.C.13Toronto3 461
jagsnumberone 059
ic23bOttawa B.C.12Toronto 457
JPR B.C. Toronto3 354
tommytrumpOttawa 152
rcade Toronto 149
Reever Toronto 148
benderOttawa 4 241

Two weeks left and we have tons of unfinished business. Better put on a fresh pot of coffee.


Calgary @ Winnipeg (Friday, October 26)
Calgary's still on top, but they haven't beaten a team from the West since Week 12. They need to remember how to do that if they don't want to slide to second. Meanwhile Winnipeg is faced with the ages-old conundrum: do you fight to stay in the West playoff race, or ease up and slide into the East crossover?

Ottawa @ Hamilton (Saturday, October 27)
Ottawa's got a big leg up but we're not quite settled yet: Hamilton needs to win out, and Ottawa would need to lose out, for the Ti-Cats to take the division away.

B.C. @ Saskatchewan (Saturday, October 27)
If Saskatchewan hadn't been shut out by Winnipeg in Week 18, they'd be in first place right now. (That was a weird thing to type.) Either way this is their last chance: with a final-week bye, Saskatchewan needs to win this game to keep the hope alive.

Toronto @ Montreal (Saturday, October 28)
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Good luck!

posted by DrJohnEvans at 08:32 PM on October 25, 2018

Calgary by 15

Ottawa by 15

B.C. by 5

Montreal by 8

posted by tommybiden at 08:49 PM on October 25, 2018

Winnipeg by 7

Hamilton by 4

Sask by 7

Montreal by 7

posted by cixelsyd at 11:43 PM on October 25, 2018

Winnipeg by 12

Hamilton by 8

Saskatchewan by 16

Montreal by 3

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:17 AM on October 26, 2018

Winnipeg by 1
Hamilton by 18
Saskatchewan by 7
Montreal by 1

posted by bender at 09:30 AM on October 26, 2018

blue boys by a field goal + a rouge

puddycats by a fourskin

green riders by 3 singles

boatmen by deux

posted by argoal at 12:15 PM on October 26, 2018

Calgary by 4

Ottawa by 3

Saskatchewan by 10

Toronto by 3

posted by ic23b at 12:33 PM on October 26, 2018

Calgary by 6
Hamilton by 3
Saskatchewan by 12
Toronto by 9

posted by DrJohnEvans at 04:27 PM on October 26, 2018

Winnipeg by 7

posted by tahoemoj at 05:28 PM on October 26, 2018

BC by 3

Winnipeg by 3

Hamilton by 3

Montreal by 4

posted by JPR at 06:38 PM on October 26, 2018

Winnipeg by 4

Hamilton by 5

Saskatchewan by 6

Toronto by 4

posted by Reever at 06:40 PM on October 26, 2018

Calgary by 19, picked well after the game began but before I looked at a score.

posted by rcade at 09:47 PM on October 26, 2018

Hammy by 6

Saskatchewan by 10

Toronto by 8

posted by tahoemoj at 02:55 PM on October 27, 2018

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