October 04, 2018

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Seventeen: The West continues to be a bloodbath and Ottawa keeps hanging on for dear life. And an administrative note: due to math being hard, it turns out that we still have five weeks of CFL football left to play. Grab your slide rules and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:09 AM - 14 comments

Toronto gets ahead early but it doesn't last. Hamilton gets ahead early and this time, it lasts. Winnipeg demolishes Edmonton. And in the only close game of the week, while Montreal keeps it interesting, Saskatchewan prevails.

TOR @ CGYBC @ HAMWPG @ EDMSSK @ MTL
ResultCalgary by 22Hamilton by 30Winnipeg by 27Saskatchewan by 5
Margin of Error15 to 2921 to 3919 to 354 to 7

More points! More ties!

SpoFiteTOR @ CGYSBC @ HAMSWPG @ EDMSSSK @ MTLSPointsTotal Points
jagsnumberoneCalgary17Hamilton Saskatchewan 453
DrJohnEvansCalgary16Hamilton Saskatchewan 453
argoalCalgary Hamilton Saskatchewan 351
tahoemojCalgary23Hamilton Saskatchewan 450
cixelsydCalgary17Hamilton Saskatchewan 448
ic23bCalgary Saskatchewan 245
tommytrumpCalgary26 Winnipeg Saskatchewan 445
JPRCalgary Hamilton Saskatchewan6443
rcadeCalgary18Hamilton Winnipeg Saskatchewan 543
ReeverCalgary Hamilton Winnipeg Saskatchewan6539
bender 033

Okay, so I just figured out that there are actually 21 weeks this season, thanks to the schedule rejigging. So NOW it's five! weeks! left!

WEEK 17

Winnipeg @ Ottawa (Friday, October 5)
Hot Game of the Week: Winnipeg's been climbing out of the crossover stop and Ottawa's defending its position from Hot Hot Hamilton. Someone's going to go home mad, unless of course they tie.

Toronto @ B.C. (Saturday, October 6)
The Lions' second-half renaissance came to a shuddering halt in Hamilton last week, but a visit from the Argos may just get it started again.

Calgary @ Montreal (Monday, October 8)
Calgary continues its Victory Tour through the East. They've got a playoff spot, and their magic number for the division is a number that you are free to calculate if you like math.

Edmonton @ Saskatchewan (Monday, October 8)
Meanwhile in the rest of the west, nothing is guaranteed. Edmonton's free fall has opened up the race and Saskatchewan has taken full advantage, winning six of their last seven games. Will you bet the trend or is Edmonton better than this?

Good luck!

posted by DrJohnEvans at 10:09 AM on October 04

Winnipeg by 3

BC by 9

Calgary by 10

Saskatchewan by 9

posted by cixelsyd at 10:57 AM on October 04

Winnipeg by 6

BC by 13

Calgary by 12

Saskatchewan by 6

posted by tahoemoj at 12:02 PM on October 04

Wow! 0fers two weeks in a row. I'll have to switch from a nickel to a quarter to turn this ship around!

Winnipeg by 17
B.C. by 19
Montreal by 6
Saskatchewan by 11

posted by bender at 12:44 PM on October 04

Ottawa by 18

B. C. by 16

Calgary by 24

Saskatchewan by 11

posted by tommytrump at 07:07 PM on October 04

Ottawa by a field goal

BC by 4

Calgary by 9

Edmonton by a field goal

posted by argoal at 07:41 PM on October 04

Ottawa by a field goal

BC by 4

Calgary by 9

Edmonton by a field goal

posted by argoal at 07:41 PM on October 04

Winnipeg by 3

B.C. by 7

Calgary by 23

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS by 6

posted by ic23b at 08:20 PM on October 04

Ottawa by 6

BC by 10

Calgary by 22

Saskatchewan by 12

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:41 AM on October 05

Winnipeg by 5

BC by 7

Calgary by 17

Saskatchewan by 3

posted by Reever at 05:17 PM on October 05

I think that's my most impressive result all season, which isn't saying much.

Winnipeg by 9

B.C. by 17

Calgary by 10

Edmonton by 3

posted by rcade at 07:16 PM on October 05

B.C. by 21

posted by DrJohnEvans at 09:53 PM on October 05

B.C. by 21
Calgary by 21
Saskatchewan by 9

posted by DrJohnEvans at 09:54 PM on October 05

bc by 4; cal by 4; ssk by 3.

posted by JPR at 09:35 AM on October 06

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