Teams Heading in Opposite Directions
Teams continuing to head in different directions this season will go head-to-head when the Memphis Showboats and New Jersey Generals meet on Sunday. As the Showboats continue their ascent with a win streak of four games, the Generals’ fall continues with a four-game losing streak. There may be some shakeup, however, as USFL odds favor host New Jersey in the matchup.
Showboats Extend Streak
Following a week where Memphis held the Pittsburgh Maulers scoreless, it nearly gave up a double-digit lead to the Houston Gamblers in the fourth quarter.
The Showboats started out strong against Houston by scoring 13 points in the first half and taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but their defense stumbled and allowed the Gamblers to battle their way back into the game.
Houston scored two touchdowns in the final quarter to make it close, but Showboats quarterback Cole Kelley threw for 146 yards and two touchdowns to help Memphis secure the win, getting one final score in the fourth quarter.
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The Showboats’ defense has been solid lately, but after their last outing against Houston, bettors may want to see how they start before looking at some USFL live betting odds.
Generals Fall Short
New Jersey nearly got its first win in four weeks, but it wasn’t able to do enough on either end to close the three-point gap against Michigan.
The Generals kept it close with the Panthers all game, trailing 6-3 at halftime before both offenses kicked it up in the second half.
The two each scored 19 points in the second half, but New Jersey’s game-tying three-point attempt failed as the Panthers were able to come away with the victory.
The loss was New Jersey’s fourth this season by a touchdown or less, making the Generals hard to choose in USFL picks in close-game situations or otherwise.
Showboats vs Generals Head-to-Head
The Showboats and Generals met once last season when Memphis was the Tampa Bay Bandits. New Jersey won 20-13.
Showboats vs Generals Game Information
- Game: Showboats vs Generals
- Location: Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, OH
- Day/Time: Sunday, June 4, 1 p.m. ET
- Showboats vs Generals Live Stream: NBCSports.com
Showboats vs Generals Betting Lines
Showboats vs Generals Picks and Prediction
Predicted Score: Showboats 24, Generals 17
Worth Betting ATS?
Both teams had close games last week, but while the Showboats emerged victorious, the Generals suffered a loss once again. The sportsbook may favor New Jersey, but Memphis should be able to continue its run against a suffering Generals team and cover the spread from USFL lines.
Worth Betting the Totals?
The Generals are a tough offense to pin down as they have been up and down recently. However, the Showboats should do enough to keep their scoring under control. Memphis, meanwhile, should be able to stay consistent and do just enough to help reach the 41-point total.
The Generals are listed at -125 in our Vegas USFL lines. This means that if you wager $100 on Generals, you have a chance to win $80. The Showboats are +105, offering a chance to win $105 on a $100 wager.
The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives Generals a 55.56% chance to win, with Showboats at 48.78%.