Alouettes at Blue Bombers 10/12/19 - CFL Picks & Predictions
On Saturday, the Montreal Alouettes face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a CFL showdown. The Alouettes clinched a playoff berth with a 21-17 win over the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday. The offense did not produce up to par, but special teams and the defense carried Montreal to the win. The defense forced five turnovers in the win, while quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. did have a rushing touchdown.
Winnipeg lost its last outing to the Saskatchewan Roughriders 21-6. The defense played very well in the loss, but the offense turned over the ball too often. In 15 possessions by the offense, eight ended with punts, two on interceptions, one on a fumble, one on downs, two on field goals and one as time ran out in the game. Quarterback Chris Streveler threw for 254 yards and two picks.
Montreal’s Vernon Adams Jr. has thrown for 3,159 yards, 15 touchdowns and eight interceptions. The leading rusher for Montreal is William Stanback with 954 yards and five touchdowns. Eugene Lewis is the leading receiver with 878 yards and four touchdowns, while DeVier Posey has 684 yards and two touchdowns.
Chris Streveler leads the Blue Bombers with 1,256 yards passing, six touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Andrew Harris leads all rushers with 1,088 yards and three touchdowns. The leading receiver is Kenny Lawler with 525 yards and two touchdowns, while Darvin Adams has 508 yards and four touchdowns.
Take the UNDER in this matchup. The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the last 5 meetings between the two played in Winnipeg. The Blue Bombers have had problems on the offense scoring just 6 points in their most recent loss in Week 17 and just 13 points in a Week 16 loss. Montreal has seen the UNDER cash in 4 of its last 5 played in October. Final Score Prediction, Winnipeg Blue Bombers win, but our best play is UNDER 24-19.