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Edmonton Elks at British Columbia Lions 6/11/22 - CFL Picks & Predictions

British Columbia Lions vs Edmonton Elks Odds & Info

Game British Columbia Lions vs Edmonton Elks
Date & Time Saturday June 11, 2022, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bc Place Bc Place, Vancouver, Canada
Latest odds
BC -3.5 ; O/U 48
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The Edmonton Elks will start the 2022 season on the road in week 1 looking for redemption after a terrible year last season. Edmonton finished the year 3-11 overall after losing 9 of the final 10 games of the year to miss the playoffs. Taylor Cornelius was the motor within the Edmonton offense a year ago after completing 57.9% of his passes for 1,795 total yards and 9 scores, while running the ball for 149 yards and a score on 21 carries.

James Wilder was relied upon heavily by Edmonton as the primary ball carrier totaling 770 yards rushing with 2 scores on 142 carries. Walter Fletcher added 302 yards on the ground, while Greg Ellington led all receivers with 697 yards and 1 touchdown.

The British Columbia Lions open the 2022 year looking to bounce back on a horrific season a year ago. The Lions finished the 2021 campaign 5-9 overall after dropping 7 of the final 8 games. Mike Reilly took the majority of the snaps for the Lions last year completing 69% of his passes for 3,283 yards with 14 touchdowns and 6 interceptions.

James Butler led all ball carriers with 497 yards and 2 scores on 101 carries. Quarterback Mike Reilly chipped in 200 yards and 4 scores on 41 touches, while Shaquille Cooper added a 3rd best 142 yards.Bryan Burnham led all receivers with 965 yards and 5 scores.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Elks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in June.
  • Elks are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games.
  • Elks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in Week 1.
  • Lions are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games.
  • Lions are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.

 

Free CFL Pick:

British Columbia Lions -3.5

Both teams open the 2022 year looking to bounce back from a bad season last year. Despite the struggles from a year ago BC will have the edge in week 1. The Lions are healthy and will rely on their home crowd to will them to the win. Take British Columbia to open the 2022 season with a home win in week 1. Final Score Prediction, BC wins and covers 21-10.

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