Montreal Alouettes vs Toronto Argonauts Prediction, 9/24/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montreal Alouettes vs Toronto Argonauts
Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Location: BMO Field in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Montreal Alouettes (+2.5)
The Toronto Argonauts (3-3) play the Montreal Alouettes (2-3) at BMO Field on Friday. The odds on this matchup have Toronto as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 46.5. The starting quarterbacks are Vernon Adams Jr. and Nick Arbuckle.
In their last contest the Alouettes took on the Lions and took the defeat by a score of 27-18. Vernon Adams went 16/36 with 270 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 2 interceptions in the game. William Stanback paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 17 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 139 yards on 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.7 yards per carry. B.J. Cunningham was the receiving yardage leader by earning 76 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 12.7 yards per catch for that contest.
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When talking about scoring, the Montreal Alouettes have an average of 26.2 points per game. As a team they average 149.4 yards rushing which has them sitting 1st in the league. The Alouettes have tallied 1,942 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Montreal has totaled 9 touchdowns through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns.
When it comes to passing yards, the Alouettes have given up 1,255 yards which puts them in 2nd in the CFL. For the season, they are conceding 353.2 yards per contest ranking them 6th in the CFL. The Alouettes rank 7th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 24.8 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.2 yards per run and 102.2 rushing yards per game this season. During their 5 games played, they are giving up 251.0 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 67.1%. In total, they have given up 511 yards via the running game in 5 games.
In their last outing the Argonauts played the Roughriders and were defeated 30-16. John White paced the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 39 yards via 7 carries which gave him an average of 5.6 yards per carry. Ricky Collins led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 91 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 15.2 yards per reception in the game. Nick Arbuckle went 22/33 with 309 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 interception on the day.
When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Argonauts currently rank 7th in the CFL by tallying 18.7 PPG. During the season so far, the Argonauts currently sit at 1,611 passing yards together with holding an average of 268.5 passing yards per outing, which ranks 4th in the league. They hold an average of 92.5 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 555 yards overall. The Toronto Argonauts have an average of 361.0 yards/contest ranking them 3rd in the league.
The Argonauts are conceding 23.5 points per contest, which has them in 6th in the league. Overall, they have relinquished 141 points in total. Toronto has surrendered a total of 510 yards rushing (85.0 yards/game) and 2 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air as well as 235.5 yards per outing, which puts them in 3rd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (-2.5)
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