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Edmonton Eskimos vs. Calgary Stampeders CFL Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/7/19

Calgary Stampeders at Edmonton Eskimos
Date & Time Saturday September 7, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Commonwealth Stadium
Edmonton, Alberta
The Line
The Line: Edmonton Eskimos -2.5 -- Over/Under: 47
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John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Eskimos meet Saturday in CFL action at Commonwealth Stadium.

The Calgary Stampeders look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Calgary Stampeders have split their last four road games. Nick Arbuckle is completing 73.4 percent of his passes for 2,103 yards, 11 touchdowns and five interceptions. Arbuckle has six touchdown passes in his last three games. Reggie Begelton and Eric Rogers have combined for 1,313 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns while Markeith Ambles has 35 receptions. The Calgary Stampeders ground game is averaging 85.2 yards per contest, and Ka'Deem Carey leads the way with 347 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Calgary is allowing 22.9 points and 351.9 yards per game. Cory Greenwood leads the Calgary Stampeders with 74 tackles, Cordarro Law has six sacks and Tre Roberson has six interceptions.

The Edmonton Eskimos look for a victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Edmonton Eskimos have won four of their last five home games. Trevor Harris is completing 71.8 percent of his passes for 3,697 yards, 14 touchdowns and three interceptions. Harris has three or more touchdown passes in six of his last 14 games. Ricky Collins and Greg Ellingson have combined for 1,551 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while DaVaris Daniels has 36 receptions. The Edmonton Eskimos ground game is averaging 93.4 yards per contest, and CJ Gable leads the way with 755 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Edmonton is allowing 20.3 points and 298.4 yards per game. Larry Dean leads the Edmonton Eskimos with 49 tackles, Mike Moore has six sacks and Tyquwan Glass has two interceptions.

The Stampeders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. West, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games in September. The Eskimos are 0-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. West and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Stampeders are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Edmonton and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 meetings. The under is 7-2 in Eskimos last 9 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Stampeders last 8 games overall.

The Calgary Stampeders cruised in their victory last week and they're a much better and more reliable team with the return of Bo Levi Mitchell at quarterback. However, it's not easy to beat the same team twice in as many weeks and the home team has won eight of the last 10 meetings between Calgary and Edmonton. The Edmonton Eskimos are also winning at home by an average of 9.4 points this season. I'll lay the small chalk with the Eskimos at home. 

Edmonton Eskimos -2.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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