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Edmonton Elks at British Columbia Lions 8/6/22 - CFL Picks & Predictions

British Columbia Lions vs Edmonton Elks Odds & Info

Game British Columbia Lions vs Edmonton Elks
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bc Place Bc Place, Vancouver, Canada
Latest odds
BC -11.5 ; O/U 51.5
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Week 9 of the CFL season will see the Edmonton Elks on the road for a game against the British Columbia Lions. Edmonton comes into week 9 as one of the bottom feeders in the league with a 2-5 record following a 14 point loss in week 7. Offensively Edmonton looked great in their last game compiling 357 total yards of offense including 270 through the air.

Quarterback Taylor Cornelius led the way for the Edmonton offense completing 25 of 42 passes for 270 yards, while leading the way on the ground with 59 yards on 15 carries. Kenny Lawler Jr. was the top target in the Edmonton passing game with 98 yards on 7 catches and Caleb Holley chipped in with 6 catches for 50 yards as well.

The British Columbia Lions go back home in week 9 as one of the best teams in the league at 5-1 overall following a 32-17 win over Saskatchewan. The BC offense was the difference with 433 yards of offense with 336 coming through the air.

Nathan Rourke led the way for BC with 336 yards and 2 scores on 27-33 through the air. Keon Hatcher contributed 110 yards on 7 catches to lead the way for the Lions receivers. Dominique Rhymes totaled 78 yards and 1 touchdown, while Jevon Cottoy added 4 catches for 61 yards and 1 touchdown as well.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Elks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
  • Elks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss.
  • Elks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games.
  • Lions are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win.
  • Lions are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games in August.

Free CFL Pick:

British Columbia Lions -11.5

The British Columbia Lions are the better team in this game as they are contending for a top seed in the playoffs. Look for BC to control this game from the opening kickoff leading to an easy win over a bad Edmonton team. Take BC to do enough to get a home win and cover on their home field in week 9. Final Score Prediction, BC Lions win and cover 31-10.

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