Birmingham Stallions vs Philadelphia Stars Prediction, 7/3/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Birmingham Stallions vs Philadelphia Stars
Date: Sunday, July 3, 2022
Location: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Birmingham Stallions (-4.5)
The Philadelphia Stars (6-4) play the Birmingham Stallions (9-1) at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Sunday. The line on this matchup has Birmingham as 4.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 44.5. The QB's taking the field are J'Mar Smith and Case Cookus.
In their last game the Stallions took on the Breakers and won 31-17. J'Mar Smith went 17/27 with 190 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Bo Scarbrough led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 39 yards via 11 carries which meant he was running for 3.5 yards per run. Adrian Hardy led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 74 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 14.8 yards per catch for that game.
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The Stallions have earned 3,242 total yards this year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 136.5 yards on the ground which has them sitting 2nd in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Birmingham has compiled 13 passing touchdowns and 12 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Birmingham Stallions are averaging 23.4 points per outing.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Stallions have allowed 1,744 yards which ranks them 4th in the USFL. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 269.9 yards/game which has them ranked 1st in the league. The Stallions rank 2nd in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 16.9 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.8 yards per rush and 95.5 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. In their 10 games, they have yielded 174.4 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 55.7%. During this campaign, they have allowed 955 yards via the ground game in 10 outings.
In their last game the Stars played the Generals and earned the win by a score of 19-14. Darnell Holland led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 38 yards by way of 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Diondre Overton was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 65 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 32.5 yards per reception for the game. Case Cookus went 10/20 with 133 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 1 interception during the game.
Over the course of the season so far, the Stars have thrown for a total of 1,846 yards through the air along with an average of 184.6 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 6th in the USFL. The Philadelphia Stars have an average of 288.1 yards/game ranking them 5th in the USFL. They have an average of 103.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,035 yards overall. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Stars are sitting 1st in the USFL averaging 26.2 points per contest.
Philadelphia has allowed the opposition a total of 1,510 yards via the ground game (151.0 yards/game) and 12 touchdowns rushing this year. The Stars are giving up 24.3 PPG, which puts them in 8th in the league. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 243 total points. They have conceded 17 touchdowns through the air in addition to 192.2 yards per game, which puts them in 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Birmingham Stallions (-4.5)
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