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Pittsburgh Maulers at Houston Gamblers 5/15/22 - USFL Picks & Predictions

Houston Gamblers vs Pittsburgh Maulers Odds & Info

Game Houston Gamblers vs Pittsburgh Maulers
Date & Time Sunday May 15, 2022, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Protective Stadium Birmingham, AL
Latest odds
HOU -5.5 ; O/U 33.5
TV Channel
FOX

The Pittsburgh Maulers visit Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday for a Week 5 USFL matchup against the Houston Gamblers. Pittsburgh dropped to 0-4 following a 31-13 loss to the New Jersey Generals. Kyle Laulette threw for 169 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. Madre London had 43 yards rushing, including one run of 37 yards. Tre Walker caught nine passes for 110 yards in the loss.

Kyle Lauletta has passed for 218 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. The leading rusher for Pittsburgh is Garrett Groshek with 197 yards and one touchdown, while the leading receiver is Tre Walker with 195 yards and Bailey Gaither has one touchdown reception. Kyahva Tezino is the leader in tackles with 35, while Carolo Kemp is the leader in quarterback sacks with 2.5 and Tezino has a team high one interception.

Houston is 1-3 following its 23-16 loss to the New Orleans Breakers last weekend. Houston's offense sputtered as Clayton Thorson passed for 127 yards with one touchdown and Isaiah Zuber was the leading receiver with just 46 yards. Houston is scoring an average of 23.7 points per game which is second in the USFL and are averaging 154.0 yards passing and 132.3 yards rushing per game.

Clayton Thorson has passed for 581 yards with six touchdowns and five interceptions. The leading rusher for Houston is Mark Thompson with 320 yards and one touchdown, while the leading receiver is Isaiah Zuber with 182 yards and three touchdowns receptions. Donald Payne is the leader in tackles with 50, while Chris Odom is the leader in quarterback sacks with 5.5 and Will Likely is the leader in interceptions with three.

Free USFL Pick:

Houston Gamblers -5.5

The Houston Gamblers are only 1-3 through the first half of the USFL regular season, but the Pittsburgh Maulers have yet to win a game through the first four weeks. Houston has a solid attack that is scoring an average 23.7 points per game which is second-best in the USFL. Pittsburgh struggles on offense as the Maulers are scoring an average of only 9.8 points per game and will not be able to keep pace with Houston’s offense. Final Score Prediction, Houston Gamblers win and cover ATS 23-13.

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