Alouettes vs. Redblacks
CFL Football: Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Molson Stadium)
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The Ottawa Redblacks and Montreal Alouettes meet Thursday night at Molson Stadium on ESPN2.
The Ottawa Redblacks hope to build on a opening overtime victory over the Edmonton Eskimos. Henry Burris is completing 74.2 percent of his passes for 251 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Burris has seven touchdown passes in his last three games. Chris Williams and Greg Ellingson have combined for more than 250 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Brad Sinopoli has nine receptions. The Ottawa Redblacks ground game is averaging 47 yards per contest, and Travon Van leads the way with 47 yards on 12 carries. Defensively, Ottawa is allowing 37 points and 442 yards per game. Forrest Hightower leads the Redblacks with nine tackles, Arnaud Gascon-Nadon has one sack and Jermaine Robinson has one pass deflection.
The Montreal Alouettes hope to improve on their road victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Kevin Glenn is completing 71.4 percent of his passes for 332 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Glenn has seven touchdown passes in his last three games. Nik Lewis and S.J. Green have combined for more than 20 receiving yards and one touchdown while Sam Giguère has three receptions. The Montreal Alouettes ground game is averaging 114 yards per contest, and Tyrell Sutton leads the way with 66 yards on 15 carries. Defensively, Montreal is allowing 14 points and 411 yards per game. John Bowman leads the Alouettes with seven tackles, Jessee Joseph has one sack and Chip Cox has one interception.
The RedBlacks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Alouettes are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The RedBlacks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
Both teams looked solid in the season opener, but it's fair to say a road win over Winnipeg was far more impressive than what Ottawa did. Bottom line is we're getting an explosive Montreal Alouettes club at home in a pick em. I like it.