Alouettes Travel Battle the Eskimos in CFL Week 2 Action

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Eskimos and Alouettes Both Looking for Win #2

The Montreal Alouettes and the Edmonton Eskimos will both be trying to pick up win #2  tonight when they battle at Commonwealth Stadium. Both teams had thrilling wins in their opening week wins. They also took a toll on their teams with some banged up players.

Oddsmakers have the Eskimos as 9-point favorites and the total is at 53.5.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 30-27 victory against the B.C. Lions on June 24. The Eskimos covered in that game as a +4-point underdog, while the 57 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kicker Sean Whyte split the uprights with zeros on the clock to lift the Edmonton Eskimos to the victory in Week 1. The Lions erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. They tied the game up at 27 apiece with only 40 seconds left. QB Mike Reilly refused to crack under pressure. He found Brandon Zylstra on his first throw of the drive for a 76-yard gain to set up the game-winning field goal.

Alouettes are Banged up in Secondary

The Alouettes were a 17-16 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. They failed to cover the -7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (33) made winners of UNDER bettors. Darian Durant made a statement against the team that let him go in the off-season. He threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns. Wide Receiver B.J. Cunningham had a game-high 90 yards on four catches and one touchdown.

Defensive back Jonathon Mincy was named the third Shaw Top Performer for Week 1. He knocked down two passes and also intercepted another. He did this while shutting down dangerous Roughriders receiver Duron Carter. Defensive back Greg Henderson is out indefinitely with what’s been reported as a broken bone in his hand. Travis Hawkins sustained an arm injury early in the second half as well.

Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Montreal1-00-117.0016.0010-10-00-10-10-0
Edmonton1-01-030.0027.0030-01-00-10-00-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MON19.5325.06-5.53
EDM1414.59-0.59
Yards Per Pass
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MON11.659.422.23
EDM15.4510.235.22
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
MON5.826.06-0.24
EDM5.835.91-0.08
Team Records
Montreal Alouettes
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall1-01-00-00-10-10-017.0016.001.00
vs Conf0-00-00-00-00-00-00.000.000.00
Last 31-01-00-00-10-10-017.0016.001.00

Edmonton Eskimos

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall1-00-01-01-00-01-030.0027.003.00
vs Conf1-00-01-01-00-01-030.0027.003.00
Last 31-00-01-01-00-01-030.0027.003.00
Supergrid
TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense17.00527.003
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense30.00316.001
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense
Head To Head Summary
NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
Montreal4-63-77-324.90113.505.8531.9058.93238.40360.001.70
Edmonton6-47-37-328.50111.305.5935.7063.59288.80403.302.60

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Oct 10, 2016EDMMON40-201733465193622543301
Aug 11, 2016MONEDM12-236826633921003004003
Nov 1, 2015MONEDM22-4019922443531112984190
Aug 13, 2015EDMMON15-121232564013631282411
Sep 12, 2014MONEDM16-335916922801872714581
Aug 8, 2014EDMMON33-231912063973822313131
Oct 5, 2013MONEDM47-241882624502453844296
Jul 25, 2013EDMMON27-326926333221702023722
Oct 28, 2012EDMMON25-276034640621193214402
Aug 17, 2012MONEDM38-251253274523542182723

CFL Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Montreal Alouettes

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Jun 22, 2017SAS17-16W-7/50.5L/U99233332103292401-1H
Nov 5, 2016HAM32-25W2.5/46W/O65256322553093901A
Oct 30, 2016CAL17-8W8/48.5W/U16220038187220318-2H
Oct 22, 2016SAS19-14W6.5/49.5W/U102145279961783041A
Oct 15, 2016CAL8-22L15.5/52.5W/U4776171882293441A

Edmonton Eskimos

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Jun 24, 2017BC30-27W4/60.5W/U1053094201302253940A
Nov 20, 2016OTT23-35L-2.5/53L/O66331406179239425-3A
Nov 13, 2016HAM24-21W-3/56P/U18014133241269323-2A
Nov 5, 2016TOR41-17W-3.5/50W/O1433695121172253690H
Oct 28, 2016HAM29-26W2.5/57W/U159224398592733320A

Weather in
EdmontonCanada

Weather is Sunny  73°F

Sunny
Humidity is 45%
Wind is Northwest 9 mph
Visibility is 10.004077 mi
Pressure is N/A inHg

Forecast for Edmonton

Next up:
Montreal home to British Columbia Thursday, July 6
Edmonton home to Ottawa Friday, July 14

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