Michigan Panthers vs Philadelphia Stars Prediction, 6/5/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Michigan Panthers vs Philadelphia Stars
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan Panthers (+6)
The Michigan Panthers (1-6) go to Protective Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Stars (4-3). Philadelphia opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The total is set at 47.5. The starting quarterbacks are Josh Love and Case Cookus.
The last time they took the field the Panthers went up against the Breakers and were defeated 31-27. Josh Love went 18/37 with 179 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He ended the game with no interceptions. Reggie Corbin led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 29 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 108 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 8.3 yards per run. Lance Lenoir led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 47 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 15.7 yards per catch for that game.
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The Panthers currently have 2,221 total yards this year. As a team they average 161.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 2nd in the USFL. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Michigan has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Michigan Panthers hold an average of 18.7 points per game.
The Panthers are ranked 4th in the USFL concerning team defense, giving up 20.6 PPG. They are allowing 4.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 109.4 yards on the ground per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 766 running yards through 7 outings. Concerning yards via the pass, the Panthers have conceded 1,104 yards which puts them in 2nd in the USFL. During their 7 games, they are conceding 157.7 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 62.8%. Overall, they are conceding 267.1 yards per outing which puts them 2nd in the league.
In their last game the Stars played the Gamblers and won by a score of 35-24. Matt Colburn II paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 14 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for 75 yards via 21 carries which gave him an average of 3.6 yards per run. Jordan Suell was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 72 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 10.3 yards per catch for that game. Case Cookus went 21/31 with 163 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He threw 2 interceptions on the day.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Stars rank 2nd in the USFL averaging 25.1 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Stars have racked up 1,259 passing yards along with an average of 179.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 4th in the USFL. They average 96.1 run yards per game and have run for 673 yards for this season. The Philadelphia Stars average 276.0 yards per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
The Stars are conceding 25.3 PPG, which has them ranked 7th in the league. This season, they have relinquished 177 points in total. Philadelphia has allowed the opposition a total of 1,139 rushing yards (162.7 yards/game) as well as 10 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have yielded 10 touchdowns through the air and 182.4 yards/game, which puts them in 7th in the USFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Michigan Panthers (+6)
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