New Jersey Generals vs Pittsburgh Maulers Prediction, 5/7/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Jersey Generals vs Pittsburgh Maulers
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: New Jersey Generals (-9)
Protective Stadium is the venue where and the Pittsburgh Maulers (0-3) will take on the New Jersey Generals (2-1) on Saturday. The line on this contest has New Jersey as 9-point favorites. The total is set at 35. The QB's taking the field are Luis Perez and Josh Love.
The last time they took the field the Generals played the Stars and ended up getting the win by a score of 24-16. Deandre Johnson went 6/8 with 130 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Trey Williams led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 110 yards by way of 19 carries which meant he averaged 5.8 yards per run. Kavontae Turpin led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 78 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 15.6 yards per reception for that game.
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In terms of getting in the endzone, the New Jersey Generals are averaging 19.3 PPG. As a team they're averaging 201.3 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 1st in the league. The Generals have attained 1,124 total yards this season. With reference to getting in the endzone, New Jersey has earned 2 touchdowns through the air and 5 rushing touchdowns.
The Generals sit in 3rd in the USFL in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 16.7 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.0 yards per tote and 59.0 yards on the ground per game for the year. In total, they have given up 177 yards via the ground game in 3 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Generals have conceded 542 yards which has them ranked 4th in the league. Over the course of their 3 games, they are conceding 180.7 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 55.9%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 239.7 yards/outing putting them at 2nd in the league.
In their last game the Maulers took on the Panthers and lost 24-0. Madre London paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 32 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 68 yards via 11 carries which meant he averaged 6.2 yards per tote. Tre Walker was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 58 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 11.6 yards per catch in the game. Josh Love went 10/19 with 83 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Maulers rank 8th in the league holding an average of 8.7 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Maulers have thrown for a total of 447 passing yards together with holding an average of 149.0 passing yards per contest, ranking them 7th in the USFL. They are averaging 105.0 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 315 yards for this season. The Pittsburgh Maulers average 254.0 yards/contest which is good for 8th in the league.
The Maulers are surrendering 23.7 points per game, which has them ranked 7th in the league. In total, they have given up 71 total points. Pittsburgh has allowed a total of 353 rushing yards (117.7 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns on the ground this season. They have given up 4 touchdowns through the air in addition to 167.7 yards/outing, which has them ranked 3rd in the USFL.
Who will win tonight's USFL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Pittsburgh Maulers (+9)
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