Edmonton Elks vs Toronto Argonauts Prediction, 11/16/2021 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Elks vs Toronto Argonauts
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: BMO Field in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Edmonton Elks (+7.5)
The Edmonton Elks (2-10) head to BMO Field on Tuesday where they'll take on the Toronto Argonauts (9-4). The line on this game has Toronto as 7.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 48.5. The QB's taking the field are Taylor Cornelius and Antonio Pipkin.
In their last game the Elks played the Roughriders and were beaten 29-24. Taylor Cornelius went 20/30 with 224 yards through the air and threw 3 TD's. He tossed 1 interception during the game. Walter Fletcher paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 88 yards via 20 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per run. Jalen Tolliver led the team in receiving yardage by earning 98 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 19.6 yards per catch for the game.
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The Elks have attained 4,171 yards in total for this campaign. Offensively they are averaging 98.5 yards via the ground game which ranks them 4th in the league. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Edmonton has totaled 15 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting points on the board, the Edmonton Elks have an average of 18.6 points per game.
Regarding passing yardage, the Elks have conceded 2,587 yards which has them ranked 1st in the league. In total, they are granting 329.1 yards per contest ranking them 5th in the CFL. The Elks are ranked 8th in the CFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 27.3 points per contest. They are allowing 5.4 yards per rushing attempt and 113.5 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. In their 12 games played this season, they are giving up 215.6 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.6%. In total, they have allowed 1,362 rushing yards through 12 games.
The last time they took the field the Argonauts played the Tiger-Cats and won 31-12. D.J. Foster paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 7 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 47 yards on 18 carries which meant he averaged 2.6 yards per tote. Kurleigh Gittens Jr. was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 72 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 10.3 yards per catch for the game. McLeod Bethel-Thompson went 26/34 with 250 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 pick in the game.
For the season thus far, the Argonauts have earned 3,343 passing yards together with an average of 257.2 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 3rd in the CFL. The Toronto Argonauts maintain an average of 343.5 yards/game which has them ranked 5th in the CFL. They average 86.4 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,123 yards for the season. When looking at putting points on the board, the Argonauts are ranking 4th in the CFL by tallying 23.2 points per game.
The Argonauts are surrendering 23.5 points per game, which has them in 6th in the CFL. This season, they have relinquished 305 total points. Toronto has yielded a total of 1,399 yards on the ground (107.6 yards/game) as well as 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have allowed 19 touchdowns through the air and 256.3 yards/contest, ranking them 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's CFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Edmonton Elks (+7.5)
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