Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders Prediction, 9/6/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Location: McMahon Stadium in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Edmonton Elks (+3)
The Calgary Stampeders (1-3) host the Edmonton Elks (1-2) at McMahon Stadium on Monday. The line on this contest has Calgary as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 41.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Trevor Harris and Jake Maier.
In their last contest the Elks played the Lions and won 21-16. Trevor Harris went 26/31 with 296 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 interception during the game. James Wilder Jr. paced the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 29 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 127 yards via 22 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.0 yards per tote. Greg Ellingson led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 148 yards on 9 catches. He had an average of 16.4 yards per reception in the game.
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The Elks have earned 1,174 total yards this year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 117.7 yards in the run game which has them sitting 2nd in the CFL. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Edmonton has totaled 2 passing touchdowns and 0 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the Edmonton Elks are averaging 15.3 PPG.
In terms of passing yardage, the Elks have given up 345 yards which has them ranked 1st in the league. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 203.7 yards per outing which puts them 1st in the league. The Elks rank 7th in the league regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 20.7 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.6 yards per tote and 88.7 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of their 3 games, they are giving up 115.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 60.6%. During the season, they have conceded 266 yards on the ground through 3 games.
In their last game the Stampeders faced the Blue Bombers and lost 18-16. Ka'Deem Carey paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 17t yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 66 yards via 8 carries which had him averaging 8.0 yards per run. Kamar Jorden led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 77 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 11.0 yards per catch for that contest. Jake Maier went 30/39 with 307 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Stampeders have compiled 1,126 passing yards along with holding an average of 281.5 passing yards per contest, ranking them 1st in the CFL. The Calgary Stampeders maintain an average of 363.8 yards/game which has them ranked 3rd in the league. They hold an average of 82.2 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 329 yards for the year. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Stampeders sit 6th in the CFL scoring 18.2 points per game.
The Stampeders are conceding 19.5 points per game, which puts them in 4th in the CFL. Overall, they have relinquished 78 total points. Calgary has given up a total of 400 yards via the ground game (100.0 yards per outing) as well as 3 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have given up 4 touchdowns through the air in addition to 294.8 yards/game, which has them in 8th in the CFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary Stampeders (-3) and under 41.5 points
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