Montreal Alouettes vs Ottawa Redblacks Prediction, 10/16/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montreal Alouettes vs Ottawa Redblacks
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Montreal Alouettes (+3)
TD Place Stadium is the venue where and the Ottawa Redblacks (2-7) will take on the Montreal Alouettes (4-4) on Saturday. The line on this game has Ottawa as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 42. The QB's taking the field are Matthew Shiltz and Caleb Evans.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes played the Redblacks and ended up getting the win by a score of 20-16. Vernon Adams went 12/21 with 157 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick in the game. Cameron Artis-Payne led the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 24 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the game. He racked up a total of 122 yards by way of 21 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.8 yards per carry. Jake Wieneke was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 46 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 11.5 yards per reception in the game.
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In terms of getting in the endzone, the Montreal Alouettes hold an average of 25.9 points per contest. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 147.0 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 1st in the league. The Alouettes currently have 2,890 yards in total for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Montreal has totaled 13 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns.
In terms of yards through the air, the Alouettes have surrendered 1,684 yards which has them sitting in 2nd in the league. Over the course of this year, they have surrendered 331.4 yards per contest which puts them 5th in the league. The Alouettes sit in 7th in the CFL in terms of team defense, conceding 24.9 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt and 90.9 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. In their 7 games played, they are allowing 240.6 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 67.7%. During this campaign, they have conceded 636 running yards through 7 contests.
The last time they took the field the Redblacks took on the Alouettes and were defeated 20-16. De'Lance Turner paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 28 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 71 yards on 10 carries which meant he was running for 7.0 yards per carry. Devonte Dedmon was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 10 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 2.5 yards per reception for the game. Caleb Evans went 13/23 with 125 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 interception on the day.
For the year to this point, the Redblacks have a total of 1,678 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 209.8 passing yards per outing, which ranks 8th in the CFL. The Ottawa Redblacks average 286.2 yards/outing which ranks them 8th in the CFL. They hold an average of 76.5 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 612 yards for this year. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Redblacks are 9th in the league scoring 17.1 PPG.
Ottawa has surrendered a total of 848 yards on the ground (106.0 yards per outing) in addition to 3 touchdowns on the ground this year. The Redblacks are allowing 29.8 points per contest, which has them in 9th in the league. This year, they have conceded 238 total points. They have allowed 15 touchdowns through the air and 262.1 yards/game, which has them in 7th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ottawa Redblacks (-3)
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