Ottawa Redblacks vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 10/11/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Monday, October 11, 2021
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+7.5)
The Ottawa Redblacks (2-6) are headed to Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the Montreal Alouettes (3-4). Montreal opens this matchup as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 48.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Caleb Evans and Vernon Adams Jr..
The last time they took the field the Redblacks played the Argonauts and were defeated 35-16. Caleb Evans went 23/41 with 334 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 3 picks in the game. Caleb Evans paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 54 yards by way of 6 carries which meant he was running for 9.0 yards per carry. Ryan Davis was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 104 yards on 8 receptions. He earned an average of 13.0 yards per reception for that game.
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When it comes to scoring, the Ottawa Redblacks have an average of 17.1 PPG. As a team they're averaging 76.5 yards rushing which ranks them 7th in the league. The Redblacks have racked up 2,290 total yards for the season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Ottawa has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 2 touchdowns on the ground.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Redblacks have given up 2,097 yards which puts them in 6th in the league. For the season, they have surrendered 368.1 yards per contest putting them 8th in the league. The Redblacks sit in 9th in the CFL concerning team defense, giving up 29.8 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.7 yards per tote and 106.0 yards on the ground per contest this year. Over the course of their 8 games played this year, they have allowed 262.1 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 74.9%. For the year, they have allowed 848 yards on the ground through 8 outings.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes played the Argonauts and lost 30-27. William Stanback led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 23 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He ran for a total of 133 yards on 19 carries which had him averaging 7.0 yards per carry. Eugene Lewis was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 112 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per catch for the game. Vernon Adams went 30/39 with 382 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He gave away 2 picks on the day.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Alouettes are sitting 1st in the CFL holding an average of 25.9 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Alouettes have compiled 1,861 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 265.9 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 3rd in the league. They are averaging 147.0 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,029 yards overall. The Montreal Alouettes are averaging 412.9 yards/game which is good for 1st in the CFL.
Montreal has surrendered a total of 636 rushing yards (90.9 yards per game) and 7 touchdowns rushing for the year. The Alouettes are relinquishing 24.9 PPG, which has them ranked 7th in the CFL. In total, they have relinquished 174 total points. They have given up 10 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 240.6 yards/contest, which has them ranked 5th in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal Alouettes (-7.5) and under 48.5 points
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