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CFL Week 17: Calgary Stampeders (4-10) vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-8) Odds, Injuries, Preview, Depth Chart, Prediction

Game Preview

The Calgary Stampeders are looking to turn their season around in a crucial Week 17 clash against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. After a home defeat to the Alouettes, the Stampeders are 4-10 and in a tight spot. They are aiming to narrow the gap with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the West Division standings.

On the other hand, the Tiger-Cats are 6-8 after a loss to the high-flying Toronto Argonauts and are vying for second place in the East Division with the Montreal Alouettes. With both teams eager for a win, this promises to be a match worth watching.

Game Details

  • Date/Location: Saturday, September 30
  • Kickoff Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Channel: TSN
  • Streaming: CFL +
  • Odds: Stampeders +1, Tiger-Cats -1
  • Over/Under: 47.5
  • Moneyline: Stampeders +100, Tiger-Cats -120

Calgary Stampeders vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Preview

This is the only scheduled meeting between the two teams this season. The last encounter between them was on October 14, 2022, where Hamilton emerged victorious with a 35-32 win. However, Calgary pulled off a thrilling 33-30 OT win the last time they met in Hamilton.

Special Initiative

The Stampeders will don orange jerseys during the pre-game warmup and a custom-designed helmet logo to honor the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The special jerseys and helmets are part of a seven-day raffle, with proceeds going to local youth programs in each of the Treaty 7 First Nation Communities.

Calgary Stampeders Injury Report/Game Status

Depth Chart

Players to Watch

  • Calgary Stampeders: REC Tre Odoms-Dukes has 549 yards and two touchdowns in 10 games this season. His return to the lineup last week added 55 yards on four catches.
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats: REC Tim White is just 68 yards shy of a 1,000-yard season and has hit the endzone five times despite the team’s quarterback struggles.

Score Prediction

Given the desperate situations both teams find themselves in, expect a hard-fought game with defenses playing a pivotal role. A slight edge goes to the Tiger-Cats, considering their home advantage and slightly better season record.

Predicted Score: Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24, Calgary Stampeders 21

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