BC Lions vs Montreal Alouettes Week 13 CFL Tips 9/6/2019
Friday, September 6, 2019
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Vernon Adams and the Montreal Alouettes (5-4, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) play the BC Lions (1-9, 5th in the Western Conference) at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Friday, September 6, 2019.
The Lions have been a less than ideal pick for football wagerers, having gone 3-7 ATS. The Alouettes cover 55.6% of the time, going 5-4 against the spread. The Alouettes have been bad for football wagerers as the favorite, going 0-2 ATS. BC is covering the spread 42.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 3-4 against the spread.
Valuable BC Lions Betting Trends
The Lions have been a bad Under choice for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 6-4.
BC is covering the spread 33.3% of the time on the road, having gone 2-4 ATS.
Important Montreal Alouettes Betting Trends
Montreal is covering the spread 60.0% of the time at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, going 3-2 against the spread.
The Alouettes have been a bad Under choice for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 5-4.
Key BC Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Montreal Alouettes Injuries
08/15/19 QB Vernon Adams Jr. Concussion is upgraded to probable
The BC Lions come into this game with a record of 1-9 this year. They currently sit at 5th in the Western Conference. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 20.5 points per game, ranking them 7th in the league. As a team, they have an average of 86.1 rushing yards per game which is 4th in the West, and they rank 4th in the West for passing yards per contest with 221.9. For total yardage, they rank 5th in the West and 9th in the league with 3,080 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Lions have compiled a total of 9 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns. They are a low scoring offensive team in the conference and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Lions have one of the most lackluster defenses in the CFL giving up 32.1 points per game, putting them 5th in the Western Conference and 8th in the league. When it comes to passing yards, the Lions have conceded 2,417 yards over the period of 10 contests. This equates to an average of 241.7 yards per contest, ranking them 3rd in the league and 3rd in the conference. Teams are completing 71.2% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.3 yards per attempt. They have conceded 18 passing TDs and 12 rushing touchdowns. In discussing rushing yards, BC is allowing 107.2 yards per contest which has them at 4th in the West and 6th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.92 yards per carry which has them at 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,072 rushing yards through 10 games.
The Alouettes step onto the field holding a record of 5-4 and they sit in 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Montreal has showed the league they have a potent rushing attack by averaging 136.1 yards per game, which has them at 2nd in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,225 rushing yards through 9 contests, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Montreal Alouettes average 360.3 yards per game overall putting them 5th in the CFL and 3rd in the East. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Alouettes are ranked 2nd in the East and 6th out of the nine teams in the CFL with an average of 25.8 points per contest. So far this season, the Alouettes have thrown for a total of 2,018 passing yards which breaks down to 224.2 passing yards per game putting them 6th in the league.
The Montreal Alouettes are allowing 26 points per contest which puts them at 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 6th in the league. In discussing points given up, they have allowed 234 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are conceding 95.9 yards per contest which puts them at 4th in the league and 1st in the East. This year, they have allowed 863 yards rushing and 7 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the most anemic groups in the league. They are giving up 318.7 passing yards per contest and 2,868 total passing yards. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Alouettes are ranked 4th in the East. They have allowed 13 passing TDs for this year.
Who will win tonight's Lions/Alouettes CFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Alouettes
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