Montreal Alouettes vs Toronto Argonauts Prediction, 10/29/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montreal Alouettes vs Toronto Argonauts
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: BMO Field in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Montreal Alouettes (+3.5)
The Toronto Argonauts (11-6) play the Montreal Alouettes (8-9) at BMO Field on Saturday. Montreal opens this contest as 3.5-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 49.5. The starting quarterbacks are Trevor Harris and McLeod Bethel-Thompson.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes took on the Argonauts and were defeated 24-23. Trevor Harris went 25/33 with 413 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 pick during the game. William Stanback paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 19 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 65 yards on 10 carries which gave him an average of 6.5 yards per run. Jake Wieneke was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 121 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 24.2 yards per reception for that game.
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Regarding getting in the endzone, the Montreal Alouettes have an average of 25.8 points per game. As a team they have an average of 91.2 yards in the run game ranking this team at 6th in the CFL. The Alouettes currently have 5,795 total yards for the year. With reference to scoring, Montreal has compiled 22 touchdowns through the air and 15 touchdowns on the ground.
The Alouettes are sitting in 5th in the CFL in relation to their opponents scoring, conceding 25.5 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.1 yards per rush and 99.9 yards on the ground per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,698 rushing yards through 17 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Alouettes have given up 4,233 yards which has them ranked 4th in the league. In their 17 games played this year, they are allowing 249.0 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 67.6%. In total, they are giving up 348.9 yards per outing ranking them 5th in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Argonauts faced the Alouettes and won 24-23. A.J. Ouellette led the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 34 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 92 yards via 14 carries which meant he was running for 6.6 yards per run. Kurleigh Gittens Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by earning 117 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 16.7 yards per catch during the game. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 20/29 with 240 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception on the day.
When discussing how much they score, the Argonauts are ranked 5th in the CFL holding an average of 24.1 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Argonauts have a total of 4,469 yards through the air along with an average of 262.9 throwing yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the CFL. They are averaging 81.6 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,388 yards in total. The Toronto Argonauts have an average of 344.5 yards/outing which is good for 6th in the league.
Toronto has allowed the opposition a total of 1,715 yards on the ground (100.9 yards per game) as well as 10 touchdowns on the ground for the season. The Argonauts are conceding 22.8 PPG, which has them in 4th in the league. Over the course of the season, they have given up 387 total points. They have allowed 19 touchdowns via the pass as well as 263.3 yards/contest, which has them in 9th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (-3.5)
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