The United States Football League (USFL) is ready to kick off its second season with four exciting Week 1 games. Fans from all over the country will be tuning in as teams take the field for the first time this year, looking to make an early statement. Here’s a preview of the second half matchups set for the opening weekend.
For those wondering, “What football games are on today?” there are two USFL games on the agenda for Sunday, April 16th.
USFL Football Game Today
Michigan Panthers vs. Houston Gamblers
Sunday, April 16th 12:00 PM EDT
Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, Memphis, TN
The Michigan Panthers (0-0) will square off against the Houston Gamblers (0-0) in Memphis. Both teams had rough 2022 seasons, with the Panthers finishing at 2-8 and the Gamblers at 3-7. This matchup offers a chance for redemption as both teams aim to start the 2023 season on a high note.
The Gamblers are slightly favored with a 1-point spread and a -118 moneyline, while the Panthers come in as -105 underdogs. The total Over/Under for this game is 38.5 points.
Pittsburgh Maulers vs. New Orleans Breakers
Sunday, April 16th 6:30 PM EDT
Protective Stadium, Birmingham, AL
The Pittsburgh Maulers (0-0) will take on the New Orleans Breakers (0-0) in Birmingham. The Maulers will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing 1-9 record in 2022, while the Breakers, who finished last season at 6-5, will aim to continue their winning ways. Expect an intense battle as both teams fight for an early season victory.
The Breakers are favored to win by 3.5 points and carry a -182 moneyline, while the Maulers are +140 underdogs. The Over/Under for this game is set at 37.5 points.
As the USFL kicks off its second season, Week 1 promises to deliver intense competition and thrilling matchups. Don’t miss the action as these teams take the field and begin their quest for the 2023 USFL Championship.