Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 10/30/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Saskatchewan Roughriders (-1.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the venue where and the Montreal Alouettes (6-4) will take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-4) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have Saskatchewan as 1.5-point favorites. The total opens at 46.5. The men taking the field are Cody Fajardo and Matthew Shiltz.
In their last game the Roughriders played the Stampeders and ended up getting the victory by a score of 20-17. Cody Fajardo went 21/26 with 222 yards passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception in the game. William Powell led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 43 yards via 9 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per run. Kyran Moore led the team in receiving yardage by earning 64 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 10.7 yards per catch for the game.
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When talking about scoring, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are sitting at 22.0 PPG. As a team they average 99.7 yards rushing which ranks them 4th in the CFL. The Roughriders have earned 3,258 total yards over the course of this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Saskatchewan has totaled 10 passing touchdowns and 6 touchdowns via the ground.
The Roughriders are ranked 4th in the CFL when it comes to team defense, allowing 20.5 points per contest. They are giving up 4.4 yards per tote and 73.8 rushing yards per contest this season. In total, they have allowed 738 running yards through 10 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Roughriders have given up 2,509 yards which has them sitting in 5th in the CFL. Over the course of their 10 games played, they are giving up 250.9 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 67.9%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 324.7 yards/outing putting them 5th in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes took on the Argonauts and won 37-16. William Stanback paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 65 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He ran for a total of 203 yards by way of 24 carries which had him averaging 8.5 yards per run. Eugene Lewis was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 156 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 22.3 yards per catch in the game. Matthew Shiltz went 12/18 with 212 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
In terms of their ability to score points, the Alouettes rank 2nd in the CFL by tallying 26.5 PPG. For the season to this point, the Alouettes have thrown for 2,494 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 249.4 passing yards per contest, putting them at 6th in the league. They average 155.3 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,553 yards overall. The Montreal Alouettes average 404.7 yards per game which has them ranked 1st in the CFL.
The Alouettes are giving up 22.2 points per game, which has them sitting 5th in the league. This season, they have relinquished 222 points in total. Montreal has allowed the opposition a total of 923 yards rushing (92.3 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have yielded 11 touchdowns via the pass and 213.4 yards/game, which has them ranked 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal Alouettes (+1.5) and under 46.5 points
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