Tampa Bay Bandits vs New Orleans Breakers Prediction, 6/12/2022 USFL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Bandits vs New Orleans Breakers
Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Location: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Tampa Bay Bandits (+2.5)
The New Orleans Breakers (5-3) host the Tampa Bay Bandits (4-4) at Protective Stadium on Sunday. Tampa Bay opens this contest as 2.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 45. The QB's who are expected to start are Jordan Ta'Amu and Kyle Sloter.
In their last outing the Bandits faced the Gamblers and ended up getting the victory by a score of 13-3. Jordan Ta'amu went 12/21 with 98 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He tossed 1 interception during the game. Juwan Washington led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 60 yards via 20 carries which meant he was running for 3.0 yards per carry. Rashard Davis led the team in receiving yardage by earning 37 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 12.3 yards per reception during the game.
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Regarding putting points on the board, the Tampa Bay Bandits are averaging 17.9 PPG. As a unit they're averaging 91.1 yards rushing which has them sitting 8th in the league. The Bandits have attained 1,948 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Tampa Bay has totaled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns via the ground.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Bandits have conceded 1,258 yards which has them sitting in 6th in the league. Over the course of this year, they are granting 302.7 yards per outing which has them ranked 6th in the USFL. The Bandits are ranked 5th in the USFL regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 22.0 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 123.0 rushing yards per game this season. In their 7 games, they are allowing 179.7 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 60.0%. For the season, they have conceded 861 rushing yards through 7 contests.
In their last game the Breakers took on the Stallions and were beaten 10-9. Jordan Ellis paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 41 yards by way of 11 carries which had him averaging 3.7 yards per run. Taywan Taylor was the receiving yardage leader by earning 76 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 19.0 yards per reception for that game. Kyle Sloter went 23/40 with 251 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 3 picks in the game.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Breakers are 3rd in the league by tallying 23.9 points per contest. Over the course of the season thus far, the Breakers have compiled 1,514 yards through the air as well as an average of 216.3 passing yards per contest, ranking them 1st in the USFL. They hold an average of 125.0 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 875 yards for this season. The New Orleans Breakers hold an average of 341.3 yards/outing which has them ranked 2nd in the USFL.
The Breakers are conceding 18.3 points per game, which has them sitting 3rd in the league. This season, they have given up 128 points in total. New Orleans has surrendered a total of 815 yards on the ground (116.4 yards per outing) and 7 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have allowed 5 touchdowns through the air as well as 161.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 4th in the USFL.
Who will win tonight's football game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Tampa Bay Bandits (+2.5)
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