Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders Prediction, 9/5/2022 CFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Elks vs Calgary Stampeders
Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
Location: McMahon Stadium in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Edmonton Elks (+10.5)
The Edmonton Elks (3-8) head to McMahon Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the Calgary Stampeders (6-4). The spread on this matchup has Calgary as 10.5-point favorites. The total is set at 52.5. The starting quarterbacks are Taylor Cornelius and Jake Maier.
In their last game the Elks took on the Redblacks and took the defeat by a score of 25-18. Taylor Cornelius went 14/37 with 287 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He threw 1 pick during the game. Taylor Cornelius paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards and he tallied 2 TD's during the game. He rushed for a total of 39 yards on 8 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per carry. Kenny Lawler was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 146 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 48.7 yards per catch for the game.
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When talking about scoring, the Edmonton Elks are averaging 19.6 points per game. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 85.5 yards rushing which has them sitting 6th in the CFL. The Elks have racked up 3,296 total yards for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Edmonton has totaled 7 touchdowns through the air and 13 touchdowns on the ground.
The Elks rank 9th in the CFL concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 32.8 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.2 yards per rush on the ground and 116.8 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,285 yards on the ground through 11 games. Concerning passing yards, the Elks have given up 2,720 yards which ranks them 5th in the CFL. During their 11 games played this season, they have surrendered 247.3 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 72.5%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 364.1 yards per outing ranking them 8th in the CFL.
The last time they took the field the Stampeders played the Blue Bombers and lost 31-29. Ka'Deem Carey led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 62 yards on 11 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per tote. Malik Henry was the receiving yardage leader by earning 122 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 17.4 yards per reception for the game. Jake Maier went 23/28 with 294 yards passing and added 3 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
When looking at how much they score, the Stampeders are 2nd in the league by tallying 29.7 points per contest. During the season so far, the Stampeders have thrown for 2,489 yards through the air along with an average of 248.9 passing yards per outing, which ranks 5th in the CFL. They are averaging 109.2 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,092 yards in total. The Calgary Stampeders average 358.1 yards per outing which ranks them 3rd in the league.
The Stampeders are relinquishing 24.1 PPG, which has them in 4th in the league. In total, they have surrendered 241 total points. Calgary has surrendered a total of 915 rushing yards (91.5 yards/game) as well as 8 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have allowed the opposition 16 touchdowns from the passing game and 284.1 yards/game, which has them in 9th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary Stampeders (-10.5) and under 52.5 points
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