Calgary Stampeders vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Prediction, 10/22/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Stampeders vs Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK
Odds/Point Spread: Calgary Stampeders (-6.5)
The Calgary Stampeders (10-6) go to Mosaic Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-10). Calgary opens this matchup as 6.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 48.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Jake Maier and Cody Fajardo.
The last time they took the field the Stampeders played the Tiger-Cats and ended up taking the loss by a score of 35-32. Jake Maier went 26/35 with 251 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He tossed 3 interceptions in the game. Ka'Deem Carey led the team in rushing in the game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 64 yards by way of 12 carries which meant he averaged 5.0 yards per run. Reggie Begelton was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 62 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 8.9 yards per reception in the game.
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In terms of putting points on the board, the Calgary Stampeders are sitting at 30.9 points per outing. As a unit they average 119.6 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 1st in the CFL. The Stampeders have tallied 5,915 total yards for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Calgary has compiled 21 passing touchdowns and 20 touchdowns via the ground.
In terms of passing yardage, the Stampeders have allowed 4,205 yards which ranks them 8th in the CFL. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 353.4 yards per game ranking them 5th in the CFL. The Stampeders sit in 4th in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 22.9 points per game. They are allowing an average of 5.1 yards per rush on the ground and 90.6 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of their 16 games played this season, they have given up 262.8 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.1%. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,450 running yards through 16 outings.
In their last game the Roughriders took on the Tiger-Cats and were beaten 18-14. Cody Fajardo paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 5 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 22 yards via 5 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per run. Kian Schaffer-Baker was the receiving yardage leader by earning 93 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 15.5 yards per reception for that contest. Cody Fajardo went 24/31 with 259 yards through the air and tossed 2 TD's. He threw 2 interceptions during the game.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Roughriders rank 7th in the league maintaining an average of 22.2 PPG. Over the course of the season to this point, the Roughriders have thrown for a total of 3,441 passing yards as well as an average of 215.1 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 8th in the league. They maintain an average of 98.9 rushing yards per game and have run for 1,583 yards for this year. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are averaging 314.0 yards per game which has them ranked 9th in the league.
Saskatchewan has given up a total of 1,604 yards via the ground game (100.2 yards per game) as well as 10 touchdowns via the rush this season. The Roughriders are conceding 25.5 points per contest, which has them sitting 5th in the CFL. Over the course of the season, they have given up 408 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 25 touchdowns through the air in addition to 256.6 yards per contest, which has them in 7th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Saskatchewan Roughriders (+6.5) and under 48.5 points
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