Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 8/4/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-3.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the venue where and the Montreal Alouettes (2-5) will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (8-0) on Thursday. Montreal opens this matchup as 3.5-point underdogs. The total is set at 47.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Zach Collaros and Trevor Harris.
In their last game the Blue Bombers faced the Stampeders and ended up getting the victory by a score of 35-28. Zach Collaros went 22/30 with 270 yards through the air and added 4 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Brady Oliveira led the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 31 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 110 yards via 15 carries which meant he averaged 7.3 yards per run. Nic Demski led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 69 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 9.9 yards per catch in the game.
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Regarding getting in the endzone, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are averaging 26.9 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 93.0 yards in the run game which ranks them 5th in the league. The Blue Bombers have attained 2,702 yards in total for the year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Winnipeg has compiled 15 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns.
Regarding yards via the pass, the Blue Bombers have given up 2,118 yards which puts them in 9th in the league. During this campaign, they are allowing 348.2 yards/game ranking them 5th in the CFL. The Blue Bombers sit in 1st in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 17.8 PPG. The opposition is running for 5.1 yards per rush on the ground and 83.5 yards on the ground per contest for the season. In their 8 games played, they are conceding 264.8 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 63.3%. In total, they have conceded 668 rushing yards through 8 contests.
In their last game the Alouettes played the Tiger-Cats and were defeated 24-17. Trevor Harris led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 39 yards on 4 carries which means he ran for an average of 9.8 yards per tote. Eugene Lewis led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 154 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 19.3 yards per reception for the game. Trevor Harris went 25/41 with 288 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
When looking at putting points on the board, the Alouettes are sitting 3rd in the league maintaining an average of 27.3 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Alouettes have thrown for a total of 1,767 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 252.4 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 6th in the league. They are averaging 90.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 630 yards for the season. The Montreal Alouettes are averaging 342.4 yards per contest ranking them 6th in the CFL.
The Alouettes are conceding 27.6 PPG, which has them ranked 8th in the league. In total, they have conceded 193 points in total. Montreal has yielded a total of 749 yards rushing (107.0 yards/game) as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have allowed 8 touchdowns through the air and 250.7 yards/contest, which has them ranked 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Winnipeg Blue Bombers (-3.5)
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