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

Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
British Columbia 1-1 1-1 27.50 22.50 5 0-1 1-0 0-2 0-1 0-1
Montreal 1-1 1-1 18.00 19.50 -1.5 0-1 1-0 0-2 0-1 0-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
Name Offense Defense Differential
BC 14.4 17.09 -2.69
MON 16.78 19.67 -2.89
Yards Per Pass
Name Offense Defense Differential
BC 11.16 12.22 -1.06
MON 11.74 9.97 1.77
Yards Per Rush
Name Offense Defense Differential
BC 5.82 4.88 0.94
MON 5.86 3.89 1.97
Team Records
British Columbia Lions
Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 1-1 0-1 1-0 1-1 0-1 1-0 27.50 22.50 5.00
vs Conf 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 27.00 30.00 -3.00
Last 3 1-1 0-1 1-0 1-1 0-1 1-0 27.50 22.50 5.00

Montreal Alouettes

Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 1-1 1-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-0 18.00 19.50 -1.50
vs Conf 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.00 0.00 0.00
Last 3 1-1 1-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-0 18.00 19.50 -1.50
Supergrid
Title Stat Rank Stat Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 27.50 3 19.50 2
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense 277.00 5 292.00 3
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense 97.00 4 103.00 4
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 18.00 6 22.50 4
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense 233.00 5 302.00 6
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense 99.00 4 22.00 1

Head To Head Summary

Name Record ATS OU Score Rush YPR PA CP PY TY TO +/-
British Columbia 6-4 6-4 5-5 29.80 118.10 5.52 31.60 64.56 234.70 360.00 1.90
Montreal 4-6 4-6 5-5 22.60 127.20 6.39 29.10 58.42 182.30 318.80 2.30

Head To Head Detail

Date Away Home Score Line Total OU Result ARY APY ATY ATT HRY HPY HTY HTT Away Team Attempts Home Team Attempts Away Team Completions Home Team Completions
Sep 9, 2016 MON BC 27-38 59 279 351 0 252 336 593 1
Aug 4, 2016 BC MON 38-18 88 318 419 2 72 193 316 2
Sep 3, 2015 BC MON 25-16 91 128 222 2 123 93 226 6
Aug 20, 2015 MON BC 23-13 251 143 411 1 33 184 249 1
Nov 16, 2014 BC MON 17-50 147 83 249 3 207 153 362 1
Jul 19, 2014 MON BC 5-41 91 62 153 2 153 373 526 1
Jul 4, 2014 BC MON 9-24 81 187 268 3 203 187 390 1
Sep 15, 2013 MON BC 14-36 60 229 289 3 101 244 345 5
Aug 22, 2013 BC MON 38-39 54 218 272 1 135 332 467 7
Sep 8, 2012 MON BC 10-43 71 152 223 0 181 276 457 0

CFL Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games
British Columbia Lions
Date Opponent score Result line ATS Result offensive rush yards offensive passing yards offensive total yards defensive rush yards defensive passing yards defensive total yards turnovers Location
Jun 30, 2017 TOR 28-15 W 1.5/54.5 W/U 97 277 398 22 302 349 -1 A
Jun 24, 2017 EDM 27-30 L -4/60.5 L/U 130 225 394 105 309 420 0 H
Nov 20, 2016 CAL 15-42 L 7.5/54 L/O 81 278 373 166 365 531 0 A
Nov 13, 2016 WIN 32-31 W -5/55.5 L/O 193 312 522 69 390 459 2 H
Nov 5, 2016 SAS 41-18 W -15/51 W/O 182 315 519 74 193 274 2 H

Montreal Alouettes

Date Opponent score Result line ATS Result offensive rush yards offensive passing yards offensive total yards defensive rush yards defensive passing yards defensive total yards turnovers Location
Jun 30, 2017 EDM 19-23 L 9/54 W/U 106 166 272 80 286 366 -1 A
Jun 22, 2017 SAS 17-16 W -7/50.5 L/U 99 233 332 103 292 401 -1 H
Nov 5, 2016 HAM 32-25 W 2.5/46 W/O 65 256 322 55 309 390 1 A
Oct 30, 2016 CAL 17-8 W 8/48.5 W/U 162 200 381 87 220 318 -2 H
Oct 22, 2016 SAS 19-14 W 6.5/49.5 W/U 102 145 279 96 178 304 1 A

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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