Toronto Argonauts vs Montreal Alouettes Week 19 CFL Betting Tips 10/18/2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Vernon Adams Jr. and the Montreal Alouettes (8-7, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) play the Toronto Argonauts (3-12, 4th in the Eastern Conference) at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Friday, October 18, 2019. Montreal opens this game as 10.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 53.
The Argonauts have been a decent play for bettors, having gone 6-7 ATS. Montreal covers the spread 60.0% of the time, going 9-6 against the spread. The Alouettes have been bad for wagerers as favorites, going 0-3 ATS. The Argonauts cover 41.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 5-7 against the spread.
Valuable Toronto Argonauts Betting Trends
The Argonauts have been a very good Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 9-6.
The Argonauts cover 33.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 2-4 ATS.
Important Montreal Alouettes Betting Trends
The Alouettes cover 62.5% of the time at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, going 5-3 against the spread.
The Alouettes have been an inconsistent Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 8-7.
The Toronto Argonauts come into this matchup with a record of 3-12 for this year. They are ranked 4th in the Eastern Conference. They are a low scoring offensive team in the Eastern Conference and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game. For total yards, they rank 3rd in the East and 8th in the CFL with 5,102 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Argonauts have compiled a total of 25 passing TDs and 4 rushing TDs. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 19.5 points per game, putting them 8th in the CFL. As a team, they have an average of 73.9 rushing yards per contest which is 4th in the East, and they sit in 2nd in the East for passing yards per contest with 266.3.
The Argonauts have one of the worst defenses in the league giving up 33.7 points per contest, putting them 4th in the conference and 9th in the league. When it comes to yards through the air, the Argonauts have allowed 4,618 yards over the course of 15 games. This equates to an average of 307.9 yards per contest, ranking them 9th in the league and 4th in the Eastern Conference. Teams are completing 73.3% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 9.1 yards per try. They have conceded 32 passing TDs and 20 rushing TDs. In discussing rushing yards, Toronto is allowing 120.9 yards per contest putting them 4th in the conference and 9th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.46 yards per rush which has them at 3rd in the conference and 7th in the league overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,813 rushing yards through 15 games.
The Alouettes head into this matchup 8-7 and they are currently ranked 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Montreal has showed the league they have a potent rushing attack by averaging 123.7 yards per game, ranking them 2nd in the CFL. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,855 rushing yards through 15 contests, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Montreal Alouettes average 364.9 yards per game overall which has them at 4th in the league and 2nd in the East. When looking at their ability to score points, the Alouettes are ranked 2nd in the East and 5th out of the nine teams in the CFL with an average of 25.6 points per game. So far this season, the Alouettes have passed the ball for a total of 3,619 passing yards which equates to 241.3 passing yards per contest putting them 6th in the CFL.
The Montreal Alouettes are giving up 26.1 points per contest ranking them 2nd in the East and 7th in the league. Their pass defense is one of the least effective groups in the league. They are allowing 300 passing yards per contest and 4,500 total yards through the air. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Alouettes are ranked 3rd in the conference. They have allowed 19 passing TDs this season. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 391 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are allowing 112.9 yards per contest ranking them 7th in the CFL and 2nd in the East. For 2019, they have conceded a total of 1,694 yards on the ground and 15 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Argonauts/Alouettes CFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Argonauts +10.5
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