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Montreal Alouettes at Calgary Stampeders 6/9/22 - CFL Picks & Predictions

Calgary Stampeders vs Montreal Alouettes Odds & Info

Game Calgary Stampeders vs Montreal Alouettes
Date & Time Thursday June 9, 2022, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
McMahon Stadium Calgary, Canada
Latest odds
CGY -3.5 ; O/U 47.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Montreal Alouettes visit the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday in the opening game of the 2022 CFL regular season for both teams. Montreal finished last season at 7-7. Montreal has two quarterbacks vying for the starting nod on Thursday. Vernon Adams and Trevor Harris are battling to start, but Dominique Davis could surprise both by starting under center on Thursday. Harris passed for 124 with one touchdown in the preseason opener for Montreal and Davis passed for 95 yards. Adams did not play.

Montreal's top two running backs to start the season will be William Stanback and Jeshrun Antwi. Last season Stanback rushed for 1,176 yards and three touchdowns. the leading receivers for Montreal will be Eugene Lewis, Hergy Mayala and Kaion Julien-Grant. Last season Lewis cut 62 passes for 964 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the Alouettes. Julien-Grant caught eight passes for 133 yards in 2021.

Last season Calgary was 8-6 and 3-4 when playing at home McMahon Stadium. toggle will have Bo Levi Mitchell under Center again this season. last season Mitchell did not have a strong year with 10 touchdown passes and 13 interceptionsOh, but did pass for 2594 yards. Calgary will have a key skills position players back in the fold this season. Last season, he averaged 22.5 points per game which was third-best in the CFL.

Ka'Deem Carey, Dedrick Mills and Tom Schnitzler will see the most action at running back this season 4 Calvary. In 2021, Carey rushed for 869 yards with seven touchdowns. Carey will be the feature back for the Stampeders. Kamar Jorden, Richie Begelton and Richard Sindani are the top two wide receivers this season for Calgary. Jordan led the Stampeders last season with 767 yards receiving and four touchdowns. Begelton caught just nine passes for 133 yards last season and Sindanit had 26 receptions for 262 yards and two touchdowns. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Montreal is 18-7 in its last 25 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Alouettes last 9
  • Calgary is 6-2 ATS in its last 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Stampeders last 7 at home

Free CFL Pick:

Montreal Alouettes +3.5

Last season in the only matchup between these two, Calgary defeated Montreal 28-22 and covered the number as four-point chalk. However, Montreal has covered the number in 10 of the last 12 head to head with Calgary. Both teams are evenly matched with strong quarterbacks and receivers. The big difference will be the running game of Montreal with William Stanback, who last season rushed for 1,167 yards. Final Score Prediction, Montreal Alouettes win and cover ATS 24-23.

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