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The 2023 CFL season comes down to the Montreal Alouettes and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, as the two meet in Hamilton on Sunday for the 110th Grey Cup. Montreal defeated the Toronto Argonauts in the East Final, while Winnipeg took care of business against the BC Lions in the West Final.
The 2023 Grey Cup features the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (15-4) and the Montreal Alouettes (13-7) squaring off at Tim Hortons Field on Sunday. Both teams handled business in the Division Finals. The Blue Bombers edged out the BC Lions 24-13 in the Western Final. The Montreal Alouettes blew out the Toronto Argonauts 38-17 in the Eastern Final. Winnipeg looks to win its third championship in the last four years.
Kickoff is at 6 p.m. ET in Ontario. The Blue Bombers are 8-point favorites, while the over/under, or total number of points that will be scored, is 47 in the latest Blue Bombers vs Alouettes odds. Before locking in any Alouettes vs. Blue Bombers picks, be sure to see the 2023 Grey Cup predictions from SportsLine's Emory Hunt.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been supplying analysis of all levels of football since 2007. He is a former running back for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and knows the game from a player's perspective. Hunt's dedication to analysis of all levels of college and professional football helped him finish 48-38 on all XFL and USFL spread picks in 2023, and he's 50-37-1 in the CFL this year. Anyone who has followed him is way up.
Now, Hunt has set his sights on Blue Bombers vs. Alouettes and just locked in his picks and 2023 Grey Cup predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are several betting lines and trends for Alouette vs. Blue Bomers:
Blue Bombers vs Alouettes spread: Winnipeg -8
Blue Bombers vs Alouettes over/under: 47 points
Blue Bombers vs Alouettes money line: Winnipeg -400, Montreal +310
WPG: Blue Bombers are 6-2 ATS in their last eight playoff games
MTL: Under is 7-2 in Alouettes' last nine games overall
Blue Bombers vs. Alouettes picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Blue Bombers can cover
Winnipeg has played superb defense all year. This unit has difference-makers on all three levels on the field. The Blue Bombers have been the best defense in the league in 2023, leading the CFL in total defense (319.8), pass defense (229.4) and run defense (90.4). They've also recorded 50 sacks.
The Blue Bombers have five players logging at least five sacks with defensive end Willie Jefferson leading the way. Jefferson has good speed and burst off the snap to get into the backfield. The 32-year-old had 32 total tackles and 11 sacks on the year. Defensive back Demario Houston uses his solid technique and ball skills to be disruptive on the backend. Houston logged 50 total tackles with a team-high seven interceptions. See which team to pick here.
Why the Alouettes can cover
The Alouettes also have stingy and effective defense. During the regular season, Montreal gave up the second-fewest points (21.8) and passing yards per game (238.7). In the Eastern Final win over Toronto Argonauts, Montreal forced seven turnovers. Defensive back Reggie Stubblefield played with tremendous energy and outstanding effort. Stubblefield has great instincts, logging a team-high 11 total tackles and one interception in the victory.
Linebacker Tyrice Beverette brings lights-out awareness and speed to the second level. Beverette wraps up consistently with solid play recognition skills. The New Jersey native led the team in total tackles (109) with four fumble recoveries. In his last outing, Beverette logged 10 total stops. This duo has shown the ability to rise up in big games and produce. See which team to pick here.
How to make Alouettes vs. Blue Bombers picks
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