USFL odds Week 9: Betting results, closing lines for every game
The New Orleans Breakers and Tampa Bay Bandits faced off in a USFL game that decided the second playoff berth from the South Division.
The Breakers beat the Bandits 17-6 on Sunday in Birmingham, Ala., to clinch the fourth and final postseason spot.
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The Breakers swept the Bandits as New Orleans won 34-3 in Week 2.
The regular season concludes next week and the playoffs begin the following week in Canton, Ohio.
FOX Bet sports trader Dylan Brossman predicted a New Orleans victory.
"The Breakers were one point away from knocking off the undefeated Stallions last week, even after Kyle Sloter’s three interceptions and a missed PAT," Brossman said before New Orleans' win. "I expect a hungry, bounce-back performance to avenge the close loss.
"The Breakers lead the league in passing yards per game and should be able to move the ball against a middle-of-the-pack Bandits defense. If the Breakers can avoid costly turnovers, I don’t see Tampa Bay to keeping pace with New Orleans."
PICK: Breakers moneyline (-175 at FOX Bet, bet $10 to win $15.71 total) to beat Bandits outright (win)
Point spread: Maulers (+8.5) cover by losing by fewer than 8.5 points (1)
Moneyline: Stars win as -400 favorites (bet $10 to win $12.50 total); Maulers were +280 underdogs (bet $10 to win $38 total)
Total scoring over/under: Under 47.5 points scored by both teams combined (33)
NOTE: Pittsburgh's Ramiz Ahmed missed a 59-yard field goal wide right with 58 seconds remaining and Philadelphia ran out the clock for its fourth win in a row. … Ahmed missed an extra point early in the fourth quarter and made a 59-yard field goal late in the first quarter. … Matt Colburn II's 51-yard touchdown run and the extra point with 4:58 to go gave the Stars the one-point lead.
Point spread: Breakers (-3.5) covers by winning by more than 3.5 points (11)
Moneyline: Breakers win as -182 favorites (bet $10 to win $15.49 total); Bandits were +140 underdogs (bet $10 to win $24 total)
Total scoring over/under: Under 43.5 points scored by both teams combined (23)
Point spread: Gamblers (+12.5) cover by winning outright
Moneyline: Gamblers win as +450 underdogs (bet $10 to win $55 total); Stallions were -714 favorites (bet $10 to win $11.40 total)
Total scoring over/under: Under 42.5 points scored by both teams combined (32)
NOTES: The Gamblers sealed the shocker of the USFL season when Micah Abernathy intercepted J'Mar Smith at the Houston 47 with 1:22 to go. … Houston snapped its own seven-game losing streak and ended Birmingham's eight-game win streak.
Point spread: Panthers (+7.5) cover by losing by fewer than 7.5 points (2)
Moneyline: Generals win as -345 favorites (bet $10 to win $12.90 total); Panthers were +260 underdogs (bet $10 to win $36 total)
Total scoring over/under: Over 46.5 points scored by both teams combined (48)
NOTES: The playoff-bound Generals won their eighth in a row. … Michigan's hope of pulling the upset ended when the Generals' Paris Ford intercepted a fourth-down pass with 41 seconds remaining.
With the addition of licensing in New York state in April, fans will be able to place legal wagers on USFL games in 27 states and Washington, D.C.:
With betting legal in those 27 states and the District of Columbia, no start-up professional sports league has ever had legal betting available in more states than the USFL.
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