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 first 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 Saturday, April 15th.
USFL Football Game Today
Philadelphia Stars vs. Memphis Showboats
Saturday, April 15th 4:30 PM EDT
Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, Memphis, TN
The Philadelphia Stars (0-0) will travel to Memphis to take on the Showboats (0-0) in their season opener. The Stars finished last season with a respectable 7-5 record, and they’ll be looking to start this season strong against the Showboats, who ended their 2022 campaign at 4-6 under their former identity as the Tampa Bay Bandits. Expect a hard-fought battle as both teams look to set the tone for the season.
The Stars are favored by 2.5 points with a -143 moneyline, while the Showboats sit at a +110 underdog status. The total Over/Under for the game is set at 38.5 points.
New Jersey Generals vs. Birmingham Stallions
7:30 PM EDT
Protective Stadium, Birmingham, AL
In a highly anticipated matchup, the New Jersey Generals (0-0) will face off against the Birmingham Stallions (0-0) at Protective Stadium. Last season, the Generals put up an impressive 9-2 record, while the Stallions dominated with an 11-1 finish. This game will be a clash of titans, as both teams are eager to prove they can maintain their momentum from last season.
The Stallions are favored by 5.5 points, and bettors can expect a moneyline of -213 for the Stallions and +160 for the Generals. The Over/Under for this game is set at 39.5 points.