Houston Gamblers vs Tampa Bay Bandits Prediction, 6/5/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Houston Gamblers vs Tampa Bay Bandits
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Houston Gamblers (+5)
Protective Stadium is the site where and the Tampa Bay Bandits (3-4) will play the Houston Gamblers (1-6) on Sunday. Tampa Bay opens this matchup as 5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 44.5. The starting quarterbacks are Kenji Bahar and Jordan Ta'Amu.
In their last game the Gamblers played the Stars and lost 35-24. Kenji Bahar went 10/13 with 101 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception in the game. Mark Thompson paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He ran for 47 yards by way of 13 carries which had him averaging 3.6 yards per run. Teo Redding led the team in receiving yardage by earning 58 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 14.5 yards per reception during the game.
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The Gamblers have earned 1,738 total yards for the season. As a unit they are averaging 97.4 yards in the run game which ranks them 5th in the USFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Houston has amassed 11 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning scoring, the Houston Gamblers are averaging 22.3 PPG.
Regarding passing yards, the Gamblers have surrendered 1,593 yards which has them sitting in 8th in the league. Overall, they have surrendered 368.1 yards/contest which puts them 8th in the USFL. The Gamblers rank 8th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 25.3 PPG. They are allowing 4.2 yards per tote and 140.6 yards on the ground per game this year. In their 7 games, they have surrendered 227.6 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.6%. During this campaign, they have conceded 984 yards via the ground game in 7 games.
In their last outing the Bandits played the Generals and lost 20-13. Juwan Washington led the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 27 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 41 yards via 8 carries which had him averaging 5.1 yards per carry. Vinny Papale was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 68 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per reception for that contest. Jordan Ta'amu went 17/37 with 237 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He walked away with 3 interceptions on the day.
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Bandits are sitting 7th in the USFL by tallying 17.9 points per outing. Over the course of the season thus far, the Bandits have racked up 1,310 passing yards not to mention an average of 187.1 passing yards per outing, which ranks 2nd in the USFL. They hold an average of 91.1 run yards per game and have rushed for 638 yards for this year. The Tampa Bay Bandits average 278.3 yards/outing ranking them 5th in the league.
The Bandits are relinquishing 22.0 points per game, which has them in 5th in the USFL. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 154 total points. Tampa Bay has yielded a total of 861 rushing yards (123.0 yards/game) and 8 touchdowns on the ground this season. They have conceded 9 touchdowns through the air and 179.7 yards/contest, which has them ranked 6th in the USFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay Bandits (-5) and under 44.5 points
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