Montreal Alouettes and BC Lions in Week 3 CFL Action

Montreal Alouettes

Montreal Alouettes Look to Break BC Win Streak

The British Columbia Lions and the Montreal Alouettes will battle at Percival Molson Stadium on Thursday night. The game will be televised live by ESPN West at kickoff is at 7:30 EST.

Oddsmakers have the BC Lions as 3-point favorites. The total is holding steady at 50.

The BC Lions are looking for their fourth straight win against the Montreal Alouettes. The Lions continue their Eastern Division road trip with their second game in the East in a row. BC scored two majors in the fourth quarter to blow past the Toronto Argonauts 28-15 in Week 2. It was the Lions firs win of the 2017 season.

British Columbia was a 28-15 winner in its last match on the road against the Toronto Argonauts. They covered the +1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 43 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. It was a low scoring affair heading into the final quarter. The Argos were up 10-9, but that Lions scored 18 unanswered points to pull away late in the game.

QB Jonathon Jennings connected with Chris Rainey on the Lions’ first drive of the fourth quarter to open the offensive floodgates. DeQuin Evans forced a fumble on the Argos next possession. The Lions Ronnie Yell recovered the ball at Toronto’s 22-yard line. The turnover set up the Lions’ second major of the quarter. Jeremiah Johnson ran it in from short distance. BC was also successful on both of their two-point covert attempts. Jennings sparked the Lions’ offence in the fourth quarter for the second straight week.  He has generated 18 points in that frame alone. He has eclipsed the 300 passing yards mark leading the Lions to the victory.

Montreal Alouettes Look for a Complete Game

In their last action, Montreal was a 23-19 loser on the road against the Edmonton Eskimos. They covered the +9-point spread as underdogs. Tthe combined score (42) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Darian Durant was contained to only 166 passing yards. He had one touchdown and an interception. Running back Tyrell Sutton rushed for 88 yards on 12 carries. Big-ticket free agent addition, Ernest Jackson, was held to only a catch for three yards. Montreal blanked Edmonton in the first quarter. They were able to build up a 10-point lead. The Eskimos slowly clawed back into the game and outscored the Als 17-6 in the second half.

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
British Columbia1-11-127.5022.5050-11-00-20-10-1
Montreal1-11-118.0019.50-1.50-11-00-20-10-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
BC14.417.09-2.69
MON16.7819.67-2.89
Yards Per Pass
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
BC11.1612.22-1.06
MON11.749.971.77
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
BC5.824.880.94
MON5.863.891.97
Team Records
British Columbia Lions
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall1-10-11-01-10-11-027.5022.505.00
vs Conf0-10-10-00-10-10-027.0030.00-3.00
Last 31-10-11-01-10-11-027.5022.505.00

Montreal Alouettes

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall1-11-00-11-10-11-018.0019.50-1.50
vs Conf0-00-00-00-00-00-00.000.000.00
Last 31-11-00-11-10-11-018.0019.50-1.50
Supergrid
TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense27.50319.502
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense277.005292.003
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense97.004103.004
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense18.00622.504
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense233.005302.006
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense99.00422.001

Head To Head Summary

NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
British Columbia6-46-45-529.80118.105.5231.6064.56234.70360.001.90
Montreal4-64-65-522.60127.206.3929.1058.42182.30318.802.30

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Sep 9, 2016MONBC27-385927935102523365931
Aug 4, 2016BCMON38-18883184192721933162
Sep 3, 2015BCMON25-16911282222123932266
Aug 20, 2015MONBC23-132511434111331842491
Nov 16, 2014BCMON17-501478324932071533621
Jul 19, 2014MONBC5-41916215321533735261
Jul 4, 2014BCMON9-248118726832031873901
Sep 15, 2013MONBC14-366022928931012443455
Aug 22, 2013BCMON38-395421827211353324677
Sep 8, 2012MONBC10-437115222301812764570

CFL Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games
British Columbia Lions
DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Jun 30, 2017TOR28-15W1.5/54.5W/U9727739822302349-1A
Jun 24, 2017EDM27-30L-4/60.5L/U1302253941053094200H
Nov 20, 2016CAL15-42L7.5/54L/O812783731663655310A
Nov 13, 2016WIN32-31W-5/55.5L/O193312522693904592H
Nov 5, 2016SAS41-18W-15/51W/O182315519741932742H

Montreal Alouettes

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Jun 30, 2017EDM19-23L9/54W/U10616627280286366-1A
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

Weather in
MontrealCanada

Weather is Mostly Sunny  84°F

Mostly Sunny
Humidity is 65%
Wind is WSW 3 mph
Visibility is 10 miles mi
Pressure is 29.91 inHg

Forecast for Montreal

 

Next up:
British Columbia at Hamilton Saturday, July 15
Montreal home to Calgary Friday, July 14

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