New Jersey Generals vs Tampa Bay Bandits Prediction, 5/28/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Jersey Generals vs Tampa Bay Bandits
Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: New Jersey Generals (-3)
Protective Stadium is the venue where and the Tampa Bay Bandits (3-3) will take on the New Jersey Generals (5-1) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have New Jersey as 3-point favorites. The total has been set at 42.5. The starting quarterbacks are Luis Perez and Jordan Ta'Amu.
In their last outing the Generals went up against the Gamblers and won 26-25. Luis Perez went 18/24 with 159 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. Trey Williams led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 12 yards and he added 1 TD for the game. He rushed for a total of 76 yards on 16 carries which meant he was running for 4.8 yards per run. Kavonte Turpin was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 106 yards on 10 catches. He averaged 10.6 yards per catch for the game.
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Regarding getting in the endzone, the New Jersey Generals are averaging 22.0 points per contest. As a team they average 177.3 yards via the ground game which is 1st in the USFL. The Generals have earned 2,191 total yards for the season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, New Jersey has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns.
The Generals are ranked 2nd in the league in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 17.5 points per game. They are allowing 3.5 yards per rush and 73.3 rushing yards per game this year. During the season, they have conceded 440 running yards through 6 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Generals have surrendered 1,033 yards which ranks them 4th in the league. During their 6 games played this year, they have conceded 172.2 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 53.9%. For the season, they have relinquished 245.5 yards per contest which ranks them 1st in the USFL.
In their last game the Bandits played the Stars and lost 35-28. Ta'amu paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 19 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 61 yards by way of 9 carries which had him averaging 6.8 yards per run. Rashard Davis was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 83 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 27.7 yards per reception for the game. Jordan Ta'amu went 27/40 with 333 yards through the air and completed 4 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception in the game.
For the year so far, the Bandits have racked up 1,086 yards via the pass as well as an average of 181.0 passing yards per outing, which ranks 5th in the USFL. The Tampa Bay Bandits average 274.3 yards per game which is good for 5th in the USFL. They average 93.3 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 560 yards for the year. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Bandits rank 6th in the USFL averaging 18.7 PPG.
The Bandits are surrendering 22.3 PPG, which puts them in 5th in the USFL. This year, they have relinquished 134 total points. Tampa Bay has given up a total of 765 yards via the ground game (127.5 yards per game) as well as 7 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 182.2 yards/outing, which has them ranked 6th in the USFL.
Who will win tonight's USFL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New Jersey Generals (-3)
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