Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 11/13/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-8.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the venue where and the Montreal Alouettes (6-6) will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (11-1) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have Winnipeg as 8.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 44.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Zach Collaros and Trevor Harris.
In their last outing the Blue Bombers took on the Alouettes and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-21. Zach Collaros went 21/33 with 280 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. Johnny Augustine led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 46 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he was running for 6.6 yards per carry. Darvin Adams led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 93 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 23.3 yards per catch during the game.
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Regarding scoring points, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are sitting at 27.9 points per game. As a unit they have an average of 116.6 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 2nd in the league. The Blue Bombers have earned 4,448 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Winnipeg has amassed 20 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns.
Regarding passing yards, the Blue Bombers have conceded 2,446 yards which has them sitting in 2nd in the league. For the year, they have relinquished 293.8 yards per contest ranking them 1st in the CFL. The Blue Bombers rank 1st in the CFL in terms of team defense, conceding 12.2 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 5.4 yards per run and 90.0 rushing yards per game this year. During their 12 games, they are conceding 203.8 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 59.8%. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,080 rushing yards through 12 games.
In their last contest the Alouettes faced the Blue Bombers and were defeated 31-21. William Stanback led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 34 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 106 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 6.6 yards per carry. Quan Bray led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 62 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 15.5 yards per catch for the game. Trevor Harris went 14/25 with 177 yards passing and added 2 touchdowns. He gave away 2 picks during the game.
For the year to this point, the Alouettes have racked up 2,846 yards via the pass along with an average of 237.2 passing yards per game, ranking them 6th in the CFL. The Montreal Alouettes average 387.2 yards per outing which is good for 1st in the league. They are averaging 150.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,800 yards for the year. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Alouettes are ranking 2nd in the league maintaining an average of 25.0 points per outing.
Montreal has surrendered a total of 1,111 yards on the ground (92.6 yards per contest) and 11 touchdowns rushing for the year. The Alouettes are allowing 22.7 points per game, ranking them 5th in the CFL. This season, they have allowed 272 points in total. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 212.1 yards/contest, which has them in 2nd in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-8.5)
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