Toronto Argonauts vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 10/22/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Argonauts vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Argonauts (-1.5)
The Montreal Alouettes (8-8) play the Toronto Argonauts (10-6) at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The line on this game has Toronto as 1.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 48.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Trevor Harris.
In their last game the Argonauts went up against the Elks and won by a score of 28-23. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 19/28 with 273 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. A.J. Ouellette led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 27 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the contest. He rushed for 91 yards via 9 carries which had him averaging 10.1 yards per run. Cam Phillips was the receiving yardage leader by earning 61 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 12.2 yards per catch for the game.
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When it comes to scoring points, the Toronto Argonauts are averaging 24.1 PPG. As a team they maintain an average of 79.9 yards on the ground ranking them 9th in the league. The Argonauts have earned 5,515 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Toronto has compiled 21 touchdowns via the pass and 7 rushing touchdowns.
The Argonauts are ranked 2nd in the CFL concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 22.8 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per rush on the ground and 100.6 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have conceded 1,609 rushing yards through 16 games. Regarding passing yards, the Argonauts have given up 4,092 yards which puts them in 4th in the league. In their 16 games played this season, they are allowing 255.8 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.6%. In total, they have relinquished 356.3 yards/outing ranking them 6th in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Alouettes took on the Redblacks and notched a win by a score of 34-30. William Stanback paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 34 yards via 9 carries which gave him an average of 3.8 yards per run. Tyson Philpot was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 76 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 10.9 yards per reception in the game. Trevor Harris went 19/27 with 241 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Concerning this team's ability to score points, the Alouettes rank 4th in the league by scoring 25.9 PPG. For the year thus far, the Alouettes have a total of 3,861 yards through the air together with an average of 241.3 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 7th in the CFL. They are averaging 90.2 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 1,444 yards for the season. The Montreal Alouettes hold an average of 331.6 yards per contest which ranks them 7th in the league.
The Alouettes are surrendering 25.6 PPG, which has them ranked 6th in the CFL. This season, they have surrendered 409 total points. Montreal has given up a total of 1,589 rushing yards (99.3 yards per outing) as well as 22 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have conceded 16 touchdowns through the air in addition to 250.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 4th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto Argonauts (-1.5)
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