Michigan Panthers vs Pittsburgh Maulers Prediction, 6/19/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Michigan Panthers vs Pittsburgh Maulers
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Location: Legion Field in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan Panthers (-2.5)
The Pittsburgh Maulers (1-7) play the Michigan Panthers (1-8) at Legion Field on Sunday. The line on this matchup has Michigan as 2.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42. The QB's taking the field are Josh Love and Vad Lee.
The last time they took the field the Panthers faced the Generals and lost 25-23. Josh Love went 12/21 with 168 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Stevie Scott paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 8 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 36 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 2.8 yards per run. Joe Walker was the receiving yardage leader by earning 129 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 18.4 yards per catch for that game.
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The Panthers have earned 2,890 total yards for the season. Offensively they have an average of 141.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 2nd in the USFL. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Michigan has amassed 10 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of putting points on the board, the Michigan Panthers hold an average of 19.8 points per outing.
The Panthers sit in 6th in the USFL regarding team defense, giving up 23.9 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.6 yards per rush and 118.1 rushing yards per contest for the year. In total, they have conceded 1,063 yards on the ground through 9 outings. In terms of passing yards, the Panthers have conceded 1,475 yards which has them sitting in 4th in the league. During their 9 games, they have conceded 163.9 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.3%. Overall, they have relinquished 282.0 yards per game which has them ranked 4th in the league.
The last time they took the field the Maulers took on the Stars and took the loss by a score of 17-16. Garrett Groshek paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 9 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 48 yards by way of 11 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per carry. Hunter Thedford led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 50 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 16.7 yards per reception in the game. Vad Lee went 17/28 with 146 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 2 picks on the day.
During this campaign so far, the Maulers have racked up 1,293 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 161.6 throwing yards per game, ranking them 7th in the USFL. The Pittsburgh Maulers average 254.9 yards per contest which has them ranked 7th in the league. They average 93.2 yards via the ground game and have run for 746 yards for the season. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Maulers are sitting 8th in the USFL maintaining an average of 13.8 PPG.
The Maulers are giving up 24.1 PPG, which has them sitting 7th in the USFL. This year, they have relinquished 193 points in total. Pittsburgh has surrendered a total of 1,129 yards rushing (141.1 yards per game) in addition to 15 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have given up 7 touchdowns through the air in addition to 161.8 yards per game, which has them ranked 2nd in the USFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Michigan Panthers (-2.5)
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