Ottawa REDBLACKS vs Hamilton Tiger Cats

Following the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 48-8 victory against the BC Lions in the Eastern Semi-Final and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 23-18 victory against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Western Semi-Final, the Division Finals are set for next Sunday.

The Ottawa REDBLACKS will host the Ticats at TD Place on Sunday, November 18th at 1 p.m. ET; the Calgary Stampeders will host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at McMahon Stadium on the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET.

EASTERN FINAL
Sunday, November 18th at 1 p.m. ET
Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Ottawa REDBLACKS
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The REDBLACKS are hosting the Eastern Final for the third time in four years and now have played a home playoff game four seasons in a row.

• Ottawa football teams have a 33-14 (.702) home record in the playoffs.
• Home teams in the Eastern Final are 31-13 (.705) since 1973.
• Ottawa will be looking to play in the Grey Cup for the first time since 2016 when they defeated Calgary at BMO Field. It would be Ottawa’s 18th Grey Cup appearance, where they have a 10-7 record (.588).
• This is Hamilton’s third appearance in the Eastern Final in six years and their first since 2014.
• Ottawa football teams have a 33-14 (.702) home record in the playoffs.
• Hamilton has a 15-29 (.344) away record in the playoffs.
• The last time Ottawa and Hamilton played in the playoffs was in 2015; Henry Burris connected with Greg Ellingson for a 93-yard touchdown with just over a minute left to lead the REDBLACKS to a 35-28 victory in the Eastern Final.
• In the era of single-game Eastern Finals, Hamilton and Ottawa have met three times prior (1976, 1981, 2015).
• Ottawa swept this year’s season series against Hamilton; 21-15 (Week 7 at Hamilton), 35-31 (Week 19 at Ottawa) and 31-13 (Week 20 at Hamilton).

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