Calgary Stampeders vs BC Lions Prediction, 11/12/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Stampeders vs BC Lions
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Location: BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Calgary Stampeders (-2.5)
The Calgary Stampeders (6-6) go to BC Place Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the BC Lions (4-8). Calgary opens this matchup as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 45.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Bo Levi Mitchell and Mike Riley.
The last time they took the field the Stampeders took on the Redblacks and ended up getting the win by a score of 26-13. Bo Levi Mitchell went 22/29 with 242 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with no picks. Ka'Deem Carey paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 14 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for 103 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 6.0 yards per carry. Kamar Jorden led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 79 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 13.2 yards per reception for the game.
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The Stampeders have earned 4,221 total yards for the season. Offensively they average 81.5 yards on the ground ranking them 8th in the CFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Calgary has earned 11 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to scoring, the Calgary Stampeders are sitting at 22.4 points per outing.
The Stampeders rank 3rd in the CFL in terms of team defense, conceding 19.0 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.9 yards per running attempt and 91.8 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,101 yards via the ground game in 12 outings. Regarding yards through the air, the Stampeders have conceded 2,911 yards which has them ranked 5th in the league. Over the course of their 12 games played, they have allowed 242.6 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 65.2%. In total, they are conceding 334.3 yards/game which has them ranked 6th in the CFL.
In their last game the Lions went up against the Tiger-Cats and were defeated 26-18. James Butler paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 14 yards and he ran for 1 TD in the game. He rushed for a total of 51 yards via 14 carries which gave him an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Lucky Whitehead was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 98 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 10.9 yards per reception for the game. Mike Reilly went 33/43 with 330 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 1 pick during the game.
During the season so far, the Lions have compiled 3,138 yards via the pass as well as an average of 261.5 throwing yards per game, giving them a rank of 2nd in the CFL. The BC Lions are averaging 325.8 yards/contest which has them ranked 7th in the CFL. They average 64.2 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 771 yards for this season. In terms of their ability to score points, the Lions are ranked 7th in the league holding an average of 20.5 PPG.
BC has surrendered a total of 1,270 rushing yards (105.8 yards per contest) and 6 touchdowns on the ground for the season. The Lions are surrendering 25.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 7th in the CFL. In total, they have conceded 308 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 267.6 yards per game, which has them in 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take BC Lions (+2.5)
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