Ottawa Redblacks vs Montreal Alouettes Prediction, 10/9/2023 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Redblacks vs Montreal Alouettes
Date: Monday, October 9, 2023
Location: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, QC
Odds/Point Spread: Ottawa Redblacks (+6.5)
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is the site where and the Montreal Alouettes (8-7) will take on the Ottawa Redblacks (4-11) on Monday. The spread on this matchup has Montreal as 6.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 47.5. The QB's who are expected to start are Dustin Crum and Cody Fajardo.
In their last outing the Redblacks faced the Alouettes and lost 32-15. Dustin Crum went 25/34 with 247 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 2 interceptions in the game. Devonte Williams paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he notched 1 TD for the contest. He rushed for a total of 25 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he was running for 4.0 yards per run. Bralon Addison was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 94 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 13.4 yards per reception for that game.
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The Redblacks have tallied 4,855 total yards this year. As a unit they're averaging 129.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 3rd in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Ottawa has earned 8 touchdowns through the air and 21 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding scoring, the Ottawa Redblacks are averaging 24.2 PPG.
The Redblacks rank 8th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 27.4 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per rush and 81.9 yards on the ground per game for the season. For the year, they have given up 1,229 rushing yards through 15 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Redblacks have given up 4,433 yards which has them sitting in 9th in the league. During their 15 games played this season, they have conceded 295.5 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.6%. In total, they are giving up 377.5 yards/contest which ranks them 8th in the CFL.
In their last game the Alouettes played the Redblacks and earned the win by a score of 32-15. William Stanback led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 24 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He ran for 85 yards by way of 13 carries which had him averaging 6.5 yards per run. Kaion Julien-Grant was the receiving yardage leader by earning 22 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 7.3 yards per catch for the game. Cody Fajardo went 15/20 with 178 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
Regarding how much they score, the Alouettes are ranking 5th in the league holding an average of 23.7 PPG. For the season to this point, the Alouettes have thrown for 3,483 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 232.2 passing yards per outing, which ranks 7th in the league. They average 101.5 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,523 yards for the season. The Montreal Alouettes hold an average of 333.7 yards per contest which ranks them 7th in the CFL.
The Alouettes are allowing 23.2 PPG, which has them sitting 4th in the league. This season, they have relinquished 348 total points. Montreal has surrendered a total of 1,710 rushing yards (114.0 yards/game) in addition to 18 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns through the air in addition to 236.8 yards per game, which has them ranked 4th in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal Alouettes (-6.5) and under 47.5 points
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