Houston Gamblers vs New Orleans Breakers Prediction, 5/8/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Houston Gamblers vs New Orleans Breakers
Date: Sunday, May 8, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Houston Gamblers (+5)
Protective Stadium is the site where and the New Orleans Breakers (2-1) will play the Houston Gamblers (1-2) on Sunday. The line on this matchup has New Orleans as 5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 41.5. The men taking the field are Clayton Thorson and Kyle Sloter.
In their last game the Gamblers faced the Bandits and took the defeat by a score of 27-26. Clayton Thorson went 15/24 with 240 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick in the game. Mark Thompson paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 55 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the contest. He ran for a total of 147 yards by way of 24 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.1 yards per run. Anthony Ratliff-Williams was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 85 yards on 2 catches. He had an average of 42.5 yards per catch for that game.
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The Gamblers currently have 859 total yards for the year. As a unit they're averaging 132.3 yards in the run game which has them sitting 3rd in the USFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Houston has amassed 5 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown. When it comes to scoring, the Houston Gamblers are averaging 23.7 points per game.
The Gamblers rank 8th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 24.0 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.4 yards per tote and 164.3 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have conceded 493 running yards through 3 outings. Regarding yards via the pass, the Gamblers have given up 626 yards which puts them in 8th in the league. In their 3 games played this year, they have allowed 208.7 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 62.5%. During this campaign, they have allowed 373.0 yards per game which has them sitting 7th in the USFL.
In their last game the Breakers played the Stallions and were beaten 22-13. Jordan Ellis paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 90 yards via 25 carries which had him averaging 3.6 yards per tote. Johnnie Dixon was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 86 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 12.3 yards per catch for that contest. Kyle Sloter went 26/47 with 240 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception in the game.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Breakers are ranking 3rd in the USFL scoring 23.3 points per outing. For the year to this point, the Breakers currently sit at 642 yards via the pass along with an average of 214.0 passing yards per contest, which ranks 2nd in the USFL. They have an average of 124.7 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 374 yards in total. The New Orleans Breakers maintain an average of 338.7 yards/contest which has them sitting 2nd in the league.
New Orleans has conceded a total of 326 rushing yards (108.7 yards/game) as well as 1 touchdown rushing for the season. The Breakers are conceding 14.0 points per game, which has them sitting 2nd in the USFL. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 42 points in total. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air and 142.3 yards/contest, which puts them in 2nd in the USFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take New Orleans Breakers (-5) and under 41.5 points
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