Pittsburgh Maulers vs Houston Gamblers Prediction, 5/15/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Maulers vs Houston Gamblers
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh Maulers (+5.5)
The Houston Gamblers (1-3) play the Pittsburgh Maulers (0-4) at Protective Stadium on Sunday. Pittsburgh opens this contest as 5.5-point underdogs. The total opens at 41.5. The expected starting quarterbacks are Josh Love and Clayton Thorson.
In their last game the Maulers played the Generals and lost 21-13. Kyle Lauletta went 15/32 with 169 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Madre London paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 37 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 43 yards via 5 carries which meant he was running for 8.6 yards per run. Tre Walker was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 110 yards on 9 receptions. He notched an average of 12.2 yards per catch for the game.
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The Maulers have attained 1,018 total yards for the year. As a team they average 101.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 6th in the USFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Pittsburgh has totaled 2 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Pittsburgh Maulers are sitting at 9.8 points per game.
The Maulers sit in 6th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 23.0 points per game. They are allowing 3.9 yards per rush and 116.5 rushing yards per contest this season. For the year, they have conceded 466 yards via the ground game in 4 contests. When it comes to passing yardage, the Maulers have surrendered 703 yards which has them ranked 6th in the USFL. In their 4 games, they have conceded 175.8 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 65.8%. Over the course of this year, they are surrendering 292.2 yards per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
The last time they took the field the Gamblers played the Breakers and took the defeat by a score of 23-16. Devwah Whaley paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 5 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 11 yards on 3 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Isaiah Zuber was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 46 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 9.2 yards per catch during the game. Clayton Thorson went 14/26 with 127 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Gamblers sit 2nd in the USFL with an average of 23.7 points per contest. During this campaign thus far, the Gamblers have racked up 462 yards through the air along with an average of 154.0 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 5th in the USFL. They hold an average of 132.3 run yards per game and have rushed for 397 yards for the year. The Houston Gamblers maintain an average of 286.3 yards/game ranking them 5th in the league.
Houston has given up a total of 493 yards via the ground game (164.3 yards per game) and 4 touchdowns on the ground this year. The Gamblers are giving up 24.0 points per game, which has them sitting 8th in the USFL. This year, they have relinquished 72 total points. They have allowed the opposition 4 touchdowns through the air as well as 208.7 yards/outing, ranking them 8th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Houston Gamblers (-5.5) and under 41.5 points
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