Calgary Stampeders vs BC Lions Prediction, 9/24/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Stampeders vs BC Lions
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Calgary Stampeders (+1)
The BC Lions (9-3) host the Calgary Stampeders (8-5) at BC Place Stadium on Saturday. The odds on this contest have BC as 1-point favorites. The total has been set at 55.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Jake Maier and Vernon Adams.
In their last game the Stampeders took on the Lions and were beaten 31-29. Jake Maier went 26/38 with 301 yards passing and threw 3 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Ka'Deem Carey paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 26 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 61 yards via 10 carries which meant he was running for 6.0 yards per carry. Malik Henry led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 107 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 26.8 yards per reception for the game.
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The Stampeders have earned 4,723 yards in total for the year. Offensively they are averaging 109.7 yards on the ground which is 1st in the CFL. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Calgary has compiled 18 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting points on the board, the Calgary Stampeders have an average of 31.4 PPG.
The Stampeders are ranked 5th in the league regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 24.5 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 5.1 yards per attempt on the ground and 93.9 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have given up 1,221 yards via the running game in 13 outings. When it comes to passing yardage, the Stampeders have allowed 3,580 yards which has them ranked 8th in the league. In their 13 games played, they have yielded 275.4 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 68.6%. For the season, they are granting 369.3 yards per contest putting them at 9th in the league.
In their last outing the Lions faced the Stampeders and earned the victory by a score of 31-29. James Butler paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 18 yards and he tallied 2 TD's during the game. He scurried for 83 yards via 13 carries which had him averaging 6.4 yards per run. Bryan Burnham was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 100 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 14.3 yards per catch in the game. Vernon Adams went 25/32 with 294 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
For the year so far, the Lions have a total of 3,889 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 324.1 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 1st in the CFL. The BC Lions are averaging 418.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 1st in the CFL. They average 93.9 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,127 yards for the season. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Lions are ranking 1st in the league with 31.7 PPG.
The Lions are relinquishing 22.3 PPG, which puts them in 2nd in the CFL. This season, they have surrendered 268 total points. BC has given up a total of 1,064 yards rushing (88.7 yards per game) as well as 8 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have given up 15 touchdowns through the air in addition to 216.6 yards/outing, which has them in 1st in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Calgary Stampeders (+1)
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