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Montreal Alouettes vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders

The Montreal Alouettes and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field.

Anthony Calvillo passed for 255 yards in Week 16 as the Alouettes doubled up on the Argonauts in a 24-12 victory.

Montreal easily covered the 3-point spread at the sportsbooks in that road contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day's posted total (51.5).

Darian Durant had 204 passing yards in the Roughriders' 37-20 loss to the Eskimos in Week 16.

The Eskimos easily covered the 1-point spread at home in that contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (48.5).

Team records:
Montreal: 9-6 SU, 7-8 ATS
Saskatchewan: 8-7 SU, 8-7 ATS

Montreal most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

Saskatchewan most recently:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Montreal's last 9 games when playing on the road against Saskatchewan
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Saskatchewan
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Saskatchewan's last 9 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saskatchewan's last 5 games when playing Montreal
Saskatchewan is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Saskatchewan's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Montreal home to Edmonton, Sunday, October 28
Saskatchewan home to Toronto, Saturday, October 27