Montreal’s crushing defense led to the Alouettes springing a surprise upset on the Toronto Argonauts in the East Division final. The Alouettes had previously struggled on the CFL schedule against the league’s top teams. What turned things around was a dominant performance from the defense, which forced nine turnovers in the win over Toronto.
Alouettes vs Blue Bombers Picks
- CFL Pick: Blue Bombers Spread (-7.5)
Now, the Alouettes will have to prove they can replicate that performance against Winnipeg. Anyone making an Alouettes vs Blue Bombers will see that Winnipeg has been consistently great since the beginning of the season. Winnipeg is hoping to win its third Grey Cup in the last four times the trophy was contested. The league was suspended during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montreal Alouettes vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Odds
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||-8 -110||-400||o 47
|Montreal Alouettes||+8 -110||+320||u 47
Alouettes vs Blue Bombers Information
Montreal Alouettes vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Location of the game: Tim Hortons Field, Hamilton, Ontario
Date & Time: Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023 6:00 p.m.
How to watch: CFL+
Alouettes vs Blue Bombers Recent Scores
Winnipeg clinched the West Division in the CFL standings by winning five straight games to close the season. The Blue Bombers beat B.C. 24-13 in the West Division finals.
Alouettes vs Blue Bombers Betting Analysis
Montreal’s Offense Has to Find a Way
The Alouettes were one of a few teams in CFL that couldn’t find consistent quarterback play all season. Despite having a solid defense, Montreal quarterback Cody Fajardo couldn’t always take advantage of the field position he was given. Fajardo threw 12 interceptions during the regular season and has thrown two more in the postseason.
The Alouettes have especially struggled to score against Winnipeg. Montreal only scored a combined 20 points during their two regular-season meetings. The Alouettes have a solid running game led by running back William Stanback.
Montreal is 12-7-1 against the spread. Eleven of the Alouettes’ 20 games have gone under the total.
Blue Bombers Have Strong All-Around Offense
Winnipeg running back Brady Oliveira has given the Blue Bombers a dynamic offensive attack. He rushed for more than 1,500 yards during the regular season and ran for 109 yards in the postseason. Winnipeg quarterback Zach Collaros was used as more of a game manager in the West Division final.
Collaros only attempted 21 passes and finished with 158 yards passing. Winnipeg’s defense also scored a touchdown on a fumble return. The Blue Bombers’ offense has produced 31 or more points in four of their past five games. Winnipeg is 11-7 against the spread.
Winnipeg had wide receiver Dalton Schoen, wide receiver Nic Demski, linebacker Adam Bighill, wide receiver Rasheed Bailey and linebacker Kyrie Hip miss practice this week. The Blue Bombers are hoping Schoen will be able to play, as he was a game-time decision the week before.
Anyone making an Alouettes vs Blue Bombers prediction will see that offensive lineman Sean Jamieson, offensive lineman Pier-Olivier Lestage, defensive back Zach Lindley, wide receiver Chandler Worthy and defensive lineman Marcus Valdez.
Montreal Alouettes vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Preview
CFL odds show that Winnipeg is a 7.5-point favorite to win. The Blue Bombers are -380 on the moneyline, while Montreal is +300. The over/under has been set at 47 points.
Montreal Alouettes vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers Betting Prediction
This is a hard game to want to back the underdog. When it comes to making an Alouettes vs Blue Bombers prediction, there is a reason that Winnipeg is such a sizable favorite. The Blue Bombers have more quality under center and have an all-around better team. Winnipeg will win the 13th Grey Cup in Club history and cover the spread.
- CFL Pick: Blue Bombers Spread (-7.5)
Get the edge in sports betting with Insiders! Picks, odds, stats, and news at your fingertips. Click here to follow us on Google News and stay in the game!