BC Lions vs Edmonton Eskimos Parlay Week 18
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Logan Kilgore and the Edmonton Eskimos (7-8, 4th in the Western Conference) host the BC Lions (5-10, 5th in the Western Conference) at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Edmonton opens this contest as 2.5 point dogs. The over/under opens at 45.
The Lions have been dicey for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 7-8 ATS. Edmonton is covering 26.7% of the time, going 4-11 against the spread. The Lions have been a strong option for bettors as the favorite, going 3-2 ATS. Edmonton has gone 0-4 against the spread as an underdog, so they cover 0.0% of the time.
Valuable BC Lions Betting Trends
The Lions have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 7-8.
The Lions cover 50.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 4-4 ATS.
Important Edmonton Eskimos Betting Trends
The Eskimos cover 25.0% of the time at Commonwealth Stadium, going 2-6 against the spread.
The Eskimos have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U CFL bettors, having gone 7-8.
The BC Lions come into this game with a record of 5-10 for 2019. They are ranked 5th in the Western Conference. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league with an average of 24.7 points per contest, putting them 6th in the CFL. As a unit, they are averaging 101 rushing yards per contest which is 3rd in the conference, and they sit in 4th in the conference for passing yards per game with 247.6. For total yards, they are currently ranked 4th in the conference and 5th in the CFL with 5,229 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Lions currently have a total of 21 passing touchdowns and 14 rushing TDs. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the West and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game.
The Lions have one of the worst defenses in the league giving up 25.7 points per game, ranking them 5th in the conference and 7th in the league. When it comes to passing yards, the Lions have conceded 3,278 yards over the period of 15 games. This equates to an average of 218.5 yards per game, which has them at 3rd in the CFL and 3rd in the conference. Teams are completing 68% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.09 yards per attempt. They have allowed 21 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing TDs. When it comes to yards rushing, BC is giving up 107.9 yards per game putting them 5th in the West and 7th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.24 yards per rush which has them at 4th in the Western Conference and 6th in the CFL overall. In total, they have allowed 1,618 rushing yards through 15 games.
The Eskimos come into this game with a record of 7-8 and they sit in 4th in the Western Conference. In discussing the offensive production, the Eskimos have one of the best offenses in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Eskimos currently sit at 5th in the Western Conference and 7th out of the nine teams in the CFL averaging 23.3 points per game. So far this season, the Eskimos have thrown for a total of 4,499 yards through the air which equates to 299.9 passing yards per contest ranking them 1st in the league. Edmonton has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 89 yards per game, ranking them 6th in the CFL. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,335 rushing yards through 15 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Edmonton Eskimos average 388.9 yards per game overall putting them 1st in the league and 1st in the conference.
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The Edmonton Eskimos are giving up 22.9 points per contest ranking them 4th in the conference and 5th in the CFL. Their pass defense is one of the elite units in the CFL. They are conceding 196.1 passing yards per game and 2,942 total passing yards. For passing yards allowed per game, the Eskimos sit in 1st in the West. They have conceded 20 passing touchdowns for this season. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 344 points in total. When it comes to yards rushing, they are allowing 100.9 yards per game ranking them 5th in the CFL and 4th in the Western Conference. For this year, they have conceded a total of 1,513 yards on the ground and 7 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Eskimos +2.5 and over 45 total points
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