Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Montreal Alouettes - 10/12/19 CFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Montreal Alouettes (8-6) vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-6)
CFL Football: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm (IG Field)
The Line: Winnipeg Blue Bombers -4 -- Over/Under: 46.5
The Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers meet Saturday in CFL action at IG Field.
The Montreal Alouettes look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Montreal Alouettes have lost four of their last six road games. Vernon Adams is completing 64.7 percent of his passes for 3,159 yards, 15 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Adams has 10 touchdowns and five interceptions in his last six games. Geno Lewis and DeVier Posey have combined for 1,562 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Quan Bray has 48 receptions. The Montreal Alouettes ground game is averaging 127.6 yards per contest, and William Stanback leads the way with 954 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Montreal is allowing 25.4 points and 423.8 yards per game. Patrick Levels leads the Montreal Alouettes with 74 tackles, John Bowman has eight sacks and Greg Reid has three interceptions.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers need a victory here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have won five of their last six home 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. Kenny Lawler and Darlin Adams have combined for 1,033 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Andrew Harris has 61 receptions. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ground game is averaging 142.9 yards per contest, and Harris leads the way with 1,088 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Winnipeg is allowing 21.3 points and 367.8 yards per game. Chandler Fenner leads the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with 74 tackles, Willie Jefferson has 11 sacks and Winston Rose has eight interceptions.
The Alouettes are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 road games, 23-6 ATS in their last 29 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Blue Bombers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games in October and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Winnipeg and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The under is 4-1 in Blue Bombers last 5 games overall. The under is 18-8 in Alouettes last 26 Saturday games.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have won seven of the last 10 meetings against the Montreal Alouettes. The Blue Bombers are also 5-2 ATS at home this season where they win by an average of 12.4 points, and they've covered eight of their last 10 home games overall. The Montreal Alouettes lose by an average of 1.9 points on the road this season and have covered 12 of their last 14 games as a road underdog. Even knowing that, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are just too consistent at home and usually win big. I'll lay the reasonable chalk.