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Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Elks 6/18/22 - CFL Picks & Predictions

Edmonton Elks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders Odds & Info

Game Edmonton Elks vs Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date & Time Saturday June 18, 2022, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Commonwealth Stadium Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Canada
Latest odds
SAS -7 ; O/U 48
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders go on the road in week two of the CFL season for a matchup with the Edmonton Elks. Saskatchewan comes into week two of the year undefeated after a dominant blowout win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats a week ago. Offensively Saskatchewan controlled the game with 386 total yards of offense as 311 came through the air as the Roughriders scored 30 points.

Cody Fajardo led the way for the Saskatchewan offense completing 22 of 32 passes for 311 yards and one score, while running the ball 10 times for 42 yards and one touchdown as well. Shaq Evans led the way for the Saskatchewan receivers with 92 yards on four catches.

The Edmonton Elks will play their first home game of the CFL season with an 0-1 record overall following the loss in week one. Defensively Edmonton was obliterated in week one allowing 469 total yards of offense as the Elks gave up 59 points in the game.

Offensively Edmonton was below average with 316 total yards of offense to score 15 points after turning the ball over four times in the game. Edmonton used two different quarterbacks as Nick Arbuckle led the way completing 20 of 29 passes for 254 yards but threw three interceptions in the loss.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Roughriders are 12-4-1 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS win.
  • Roughriders are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as a road favorite.
  • Roughriders are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games.
  • Elks are 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Elks are 8-17-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall.

Free CFL Pick:

Saskatchewan Roughriders -7

Saskatchewan is the better team in this matchup and will use their potent offensive attack against a bad Edmonton defense. Take Saskatchewan to control this game as they will roll over Edmonton. Edmonton will remain winless after week two as Saskatchewan gets the win and cover on the road. Final Score Prediction, Saskatchewan wins and covers 31-14.

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