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Montreal Alouettes at Calgary Stampeders 8/20/21 - CFL Picks & Predictions

Game: Calgary Stampeders vs Montreal Alouettes
Date & Time: 8/21/2021, 1:30 AM UTC
Location: McMahon Stadium
Address: Calgary, Canada
Latest Odds: MTL -3 ; O/U 45.5
TV Channel: ESPN+

The Montreal Alouettes visit the Calgary Stampeders on Friday in a CFL showdown. Montreal opened its regular season with a bye and defeated the Edmonton Elks 30-13 on the road in Week 2. Montreal was led on offense by quarterback Vernon Adams who passed for 211 yards with two touchdowns including a spectacular 42-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to Jake Weineke. Mario Alford returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown for Montreal in the victory.

Vernon Adams has passed for 211 yards with two touchdowns. BJ Cunningham has caught five passes for 86 yards and one touchdown and Eugene Lewis has three receptions for 47 yards. Jake Weineke has one touchdown reception for Montreal. The leading rusher for Montreal is William Stanback with 18 carries for 112 yards for an average of 6.2 yards per carry.

Calgary is off to a poor start as the Stampeders have lost each of their first two games of the regular season. Calgary was defeated by BC Lions 15-9 last Thursday. Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell passed for 290 yards but was intercepted four times. The leading rusher for Calgary in the loss was Ka’Deem Carey with 48 yards, while the leading receiver was Kamar Jorden with 68 yards. Calgary was held to three Rene Paredes field goals.

Bo Levi Mitchell has passed for 542 yards with one touchdown and five interceptions. The leading receiver for Calgary is Kamar Jorden with eight receptions for 153 yards and one touchdown, while Josh Huff has caught eight passes for 86 yards. Ka’Deem Carey is the leading rusher for Calgary with 29 carries for 123 yards, with an average 4.2 yards per carry.

Betting Trends

  • Montreal is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 on the road
  • The OVER has cashed in 18 of the Alouettes last 25 as the favorite on the road
  • Calgary is 0-6 ATS in its last 6 at home
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Stampeders last 7 as the underdog

Montreal is off to an impressive start with a 30-13 victory over Edmonton while Calgary has lost each of its first two games. The Alouettes have also dominated the Stampeders, covering the number in 10 of the last 11 meetings between the two and in four of the last five on the road against Calgary. Montreal quarterback Vernon Adams played well in the opening victory over Edmonton and special teams came up big with a punt return touchdown. Final Score Prediction, Montreal Alouettes win and cover ATS 29-17.


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