New Orleans Breakers at Philadelphia Stars – Analysis, Tips, and Predictions

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New Orleans Breakers at Philadelphia Stars – Analysis, Tips, and Predictions

Author: American Gambler Staff | Last Updated: May 24, 2023

It’s Week 6 of the USFL season, and the Philadelphia Stars (2-3) will look to stack their third straight win against a New Orleans Breakers (4-1) unit coming off their first and only loss.

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New Orleans at Philadelphia Odds

While the odds may change slightly as gameday approaches, the Breakers enter the week as favorites to win the game by a comfortable margin. The spread leans 7.0 points in the Breakers’ favor, while the total sits at 47.5 points.

Head-to-Head: New Orleans at Philadelphia

Last week, New Orleans fell into their first loss of the season by a score of 10-17 at the hands of the Memphis Showboats. League-leading passer McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw for just over 200 yards and a touchdown while surrendering an interception and two fumbles. Still, the Breakers scored at least 20 points in each of their first four games and remain at the top of the league in total yardage – they’re expected to bounce back quickly.

Philadelphia spent Week 5 taking home an unlikely 24-21 victory against the New Jersey Generals, with all 24 of their points coming on field goals from kicker Luis Aguilar. Wins are wins and the Stars broke their three-game losing streak regardless, but it’s hard to imagine the Stars winning many more games in the same manner. They were outgained by a wide margin, accounting for only 2.9 yards per play to the Generals’ 6.7 and failed to score a touchdown across four trips to the red zone. Darius Victor fumbled away three New Jersey possessions; the Stars can’t count on that kind of luck again.

It’s a meeting between a team coming off an uncharacteristically turnover-prone performance and a team coming off an unusually turnover-lucky game. It’s possible that lightning strikes twice and we see another wild upset, but the oddsmakers favor New Orleans for a reason. Despite every break going the Stars’ way in their game last week, they still couldn’t generate enough offense to win the game emphatically.

How to Bet on New Orleans at Philadelphia

The New Orleans Breakers and Philadelphia Stars may release more information about their gameday lineups as Sunday approaches, and the odds will change accordingly. This will allow bettors to conduct better analysis before placing their bets on the game.

In addition, bettors will find that the odds aren’t the same at every sportsbook that offers USFL betting markets. It’s essential to compare available options to determine the best possible return on investment.

Expert Predictions

Both teams in this matchup – the New Orleans Breakers and Philadelphia Stars – broke streaks last week in games driven by anomalous turnover luck. Experts predict that both teams will regress to their standard performances this season; the Breakers will look like a high-functioning offensive unit while the Stars struggle to keep up. 

American Gambler Staff