CFL Betting and Canadian Football Odds

Why would you want to bet on Canadian football? The main reason is that you can win a lot of money in CFL betting. Betting Canadian football can be a moneymaker for you because the CFL is not that popular. It is that lack of popularity that gives you an edge over the sportsbooks around the world. Very few people pay attention betting Canadian football and that is to your benefit when you bet the games.

For those people that follow the under the radar sports, there are many bargains to be found. If you follow the league and have all the accurate information available, Canadian football betting can be profitable.

As you look at betting Canadian football the same basic handicapping principles apply that are used for other football betting endeavors. Basic handicapping analysis for betting Canadian football will include points for, points against, yards per point, offensive and defensive league rankings, match-ups, form, trends, injuries, etc. The current form of the two teams is the most important factor when betting Canadian football.

Canadian football betting oddsmakers concentrate the most effort on the events that will provide the most action and, therefore, spend less time on sports like the CFL. The CFL playing field also is a factor and gives the sports gambler the ability to focus more attention to particular teams strengths and weaknesses.

Injuries also provide bettors with an edge when betting Canadian football since coverage in the United State is rare. News is extremely important when betting Canadian football, especially when an injury occurs. Canadian content rules can affect a team that may have to seriously change their line-up to accommodate the league Canadian player rules. Usually American players are in the higher skill positions. Usually when a team suffers an injury to a Canadian at one of the key positions and has to replace that player with a foreigner, the team then has to make up that roster spot elsewhere.

You always want to remember that current form is a very important handicapping factor for CFL betting. Those people that do bet the CFL without much knowledge of the teams and little knowledge of handicapping will more than likely bet on the favorite. You can gain value on the underdog when the situation comes up. The CFL betting season usually starts in July and presents the good football betting handicapper with definite advantages.

2017 Canadian Football League Football Betting Preview

2017 Canadian football league football betting previewThe 2017 CFL season does not start in another five months, but in football betting terms that’s like five seconds. So let’s not waste another football line betting second and take a look at the teams that will be competing for the 105th Grey Cup.
West Division

BC Lions Looking to Keep Their Tradition Alive

BC Lions Looking to Keep Their Tradition Alive2016 marked a drastic turnaround for the British Columbia Lions. After finishing 7-11 in 2015, the BC Lions were able to buckle down, put the pedal to the metal, and finished the 2016 season with a 12-6 record. Not only that, the franchise managed to qualify for the postseason for the 20th consecutive year, making them the holders of second longest streak in the Canadian Football League. Heading into the playoffs, this team’s hopes were higher than ever and a win against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Division Semi-Finals sent CFL betting fans who favor the Lions hopes through the air.

Best CFL Quarterbacks Capable of Playing in the NFL

CFL Quarterbacks Capable of Playing in the NFLWhile NFL fans may argue that their league has the best quarterbacks, there’s no denying that the pigskin hurlers in the CFL are capable of making splashes across football betting websites. In fact some fans would argue that the CFL provides the opportunity for player development in athletes that are looking to make the jump to the NFL. Such was the case for Jeff Garcia, Joe Theismann, and Warren Moon who just happen to be some of the most memorable names in NFL history. While the rules changes vastly from one league to another, at the end of the day tossing a football is tossing a football. The opportunity for a jump from the CFL to the NFL is always there, but is always more readily available to the most talented players. So, which CFL quarterbacks have the best opportunity of transitioning to the NFL?

Who’s afraid of the big, bad, Brady? Cyrus Jones is

Alabama cornerback Cyrus JonesFormer Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones, selected by the New England Patriots as the 60th overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, could eventually be a real asset to the team and its NFL betting odds – if he overcomes his fear of Tom Brady first. In an interview, Jones said he was scared of Brady growing up as Ravens fan. And who could blame him, really? The multiple league and Super Bowl MVP does make for quite a Boogeyman. I would be terrified too, if I believed Tom Brady was hiding in the closet or lurking under my, waiting for me to fall asleep so he could deflate my balls.

Tajh Boyd set to return to Canadian Football League

Tajh Boyd return to Canadian Football LeagueMontreal could very well be where Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd spends his future career. Signed by the Canadian Football League team last November, Clemson’s all-time passing leader is eager to make a mark with the club. Boyd will report to an Alouettes mini-camp in West Palm Beach, Florida, then head to Montreal for training camp. The team’s season opener is set for June 30th. Boyd has been training with fellow former Clemson player Joe Don Reames. “He’s been getting me ready and I think I’m very well prepared to go up there and make a statement,” Boyd said. “I’m planning on contributing as much as I can.”

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