Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders Prediction, 6/25/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: McMahon Stadium in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Edmonton Elks (+9)
The Calgary Stampeders (2-0) play the Edmonton Elks (0-2) at McMahon Stadium on Saturday. The line on this game has Calgary as 9-point favorites. The O/U is set at 49.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Nick Arbuckle and Bo Levi Mitchell.
In their last contest the Elks faced the Roughriders and took the loss by a score of 26-16. Nick Arbuckle went 21/35 with 315 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 picks in the game. James Wilder Jr. led the team in rushing during the game. He had a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 40 yards by way of 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.0 yards per carry. Kenny Lawler was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 149 yards on 12 catches. He had an average of 12.4 yards per catch during the game.
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Concerning getting in the endzone, the Edmonton Elks have an average of 15.5 points per game. Offensively they are averaging 49.5 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 9th in the CFL. The Elks have earned 616 yards in total this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Edmonton has compiled 1 touchdown and 1 touchdown.
The Elks rank 9th in the CFL regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 42.5 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 7.0 yards per rush on the ground and 185.5 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this season, they have given up 371 running yards through 2 contests. When talking about passing yards, the Elks have given up 510 yards which ranks them 6th in the CFL. Over the course of their 2 games played, they are conceding 255.0 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 83.6%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 440.5 yards per outing which puts them 9th in the CFL.
In their last contest the Stampeders played the Tiger-Cats and earned the victory by a score of 33-30. Peyton Logan paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 45 yards on 9 carries which had him averaging 5.0 yards per carry. Kamar Jorden was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 109 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 15.6 yards per catch for the game. Bo Levi Mitchell went 28/42 with 313 yards passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 pick in the game.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Stampeders rank 2nd in the CFL scoring 31.5 points per contest. For the season so far, the Stampeders have thrown for a total of 558 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 279.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 4th in the league. They average 84.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 168 yards overall. The Calgary Stampeders are averaging 363.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 4th in the league.
The Stampeders are relinquishing 28.5 points per game, which has them in 7th in the league. This year, they have allowed 57 points in total. Calgary has conceded a total of 214 yards on the ground (107.0 yards per contest) and 2 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have yielded 4 touchdowns through the air and 316.5 yards per outing, ranking them 8th in the CFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Edmonton Elks (+9)
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