Montreal Alouettes vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/21/19
Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Montreal Alouettes
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 3:00 PM (Molson Stadium)
The Line: Montreal Alouettes +2.5 -- Over/Under: 47
TV: TSN, RDS
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Montreal Alouettes meet Saturday in CFL action at Molson Stadium.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers look for another victory after winning four of their last five games. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have lost three of their last four road games. Matt Nichols is completing 71.3 percent of his passes for 1,936 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Nichols has two or more touchdown passes in six of his last 14 games. Lucky Whitehead and Nic Demski have combined for 750 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Andrew Harris has 46 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 145.5 yards per contest, and Harris leads the way with 908 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 19.8 points and 352.1 yards per game. Chandler Fenner leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 61 tackles, Willie Jefferson has 11 sacks and Winston Rose has eight interceptions.
The Montreal Alouettes need a win here after splitting their last six games. The Montreal Alouettes have won four of their last six home games. Vernon Adams is completing 65.3 percent of his passes for 2,465 yards, 11 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Adams has six touchdowns and four interceptions in his last four games. Geno Lewis and Quan Bray have combined for 1,122 receiving yards and six touchdowns while DeVier Posey has 32 receptions. The Montreal Alouettes ground game is averaging 133.3 yards per contest, and William Stanback leads the way with 746 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Montreal is allowing 25 points and 417.3 yards per game. Patrick Levels leads the Montreal Alouettes with 61 tackles, John Bowman has four sacks and Greg Reid has three interceptions.
The Blue Bombers are 24-10 ATS in their last 34 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Alouettes are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 Saturday games, 11-23 ATS in their last 34 home games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Montreal and the over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Montreal. The over is 4-1 in Alouettes last 5 Saturday games. The under is 4-0 in Blue Bombers last 4 games in September.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers enter this contest by far the better and more consistent team, and they've won eight of the last 10 meetings against the Montreal Alouettes. The Blue Bombers are also 9-3 ATS this season, easily the most profitable team in the league up to this point. The Montreal Alouettes are only winning at home by an average of 2.4 points and they've had defensive issues as of late as well. I'll lay the small chalk with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on the road.