Birmingham vs. Houston UFL Week 8 Betting Lines

Birmingham Stallions UFL Week 8 Betting

Birmingham Stallions UFL Betting Online

Last week, the Birmingham Stallions passed their biggest test of the season with a home win against the St. Louis Battlehawks. St. Louis and Birmingham could face each other again in the UFL championship game. Thus, the matchup dew plenty of attention and gambling activity. Now, the Stallions appear to be getting a break in Week 8 as they host the dreadful Houston Roughnecks. By all accounts, the game between the Stallions and Roughnecks should be a mismatch. The question will ultimately come down to which team is more engaged. Birmingham knows they are playoff bound, while Houston knows that the merciful end to a lost season is just three weeks away.

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Birmingham Stallions UFL Week 8 Betting Lines

Houston Roughnecks +17

Birmingham Stallions -17

Total: 42

Birmingham Stallions Week 8 Matchup

On Saturday, May 18, 2024, the Birmingham Stallions will host the Houston Roughnecks at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, AL. Kickoff time is 8 p.m. ET, with television coverage on ESPN2.

Houston Roughnecks Team Overview

The Houston Roughnecks have a record of 1-6. The Roughnecks are in last place in the UFL USFL Division standings. On offense, Houston ranks 7th for total yards, 8th for rushing, 5th for passing, and 8th for scoring. On defense, Houston ranks 3rd for total yards, 3rd for rushing, 4th for passing, and 5th for scoring. Last week, the Roughnecks lost 15-12 at home against the San Antonio Brahmas. Houston is on a 3-game losing streak.

Birmingham Stallions Week 7 Recap

The Birmingham Stallions have a record of 7-0. The Stallions are in 1st place in the UFL USFL Division standings. On offense, Birmingham ranks 1st for total yards, 1st for rushing, 1st for passing, and 1st for scoring. On defense, Birmingham ranks 1st for total yards, 1st for rushing, 2nd for passing, and 1st for scoring. Last week, the Stallions won 30-26 at home against the St. Louis Battlehawks In a thrilling showdown, the Birmingham Stallions clashed with the formidable St. Louis Battlehawks, led respectively by quarterbacks Adrian Martinez and A.J. McCarron. As the clock wound down, Birmingham's defense rose to the occasion, securing a 30-26 victory and improving to 7-0.

Martinez showcased his prowess, orchestrating the offense with finesse. He dominated through the air, racking up an impressive 230 yards and connecting for three touchdowns with a stellar 63.6% completion rate. Not content with just passing, Martinez also led the ground attack, topping the rushing leaderboard with 60 yards. Behind him, Ricky Person Jr. contributed 42 yards, while C.J. Marable added 31 yards along with a crucial touchdown.

The receiving corps proved equally potent, hauling in three touchdowns to cement Birmingham's offensive dominance. Kevin Austin Jr. led the charge with 59 yards and a touchdown, followed closely by Marlon Williams with 41 yards and a scoring reception. Deon Cain rounded out the receiving spectacle with 29 yards and a touchdown of his own.

However, it was the stalwart defense that truly shone, showcasing their prowess with 48 total tackles, four passes defended, and a pivotal interception. Kyahva Tezino led the defensive charge with seven tackles, including four solo efforts and a crucial pass defense. A.J. Thomas made his mark with six tackles, an interception, and a pass defense, while Deon Cain contributed five tackles and a pass defense of his own.

2024 Birmingham Stallions UFL Schedule

WEEK DATE MATCHUP TIME/TV RESULT RECORD
Week 1 March 30 at Arlington Renegades 1 PM / FOX W 27-14 1-0
Week 2 April 7 at Michigan Panthers 12 PM / ESPN W 20-13 2-0
Week 3 April 13 vs. Memphis Showboats 7 PM / FOX W 33-14 3-0
Week 4 April 20 vs. D.C. Defenders 7 PM / FOX W 20-18 4-0
Week 5 April 27 at Houston Roughnecks 7 PM / FOX W 32-9 5-0
Week 6 May 4 at Memphis Showboats 12 PM / ABC W 39-21 6-0
Week 7 May 11 vs. St. Louis Battlehawks 4 PM / FOX W 30-26 7-0
Week 8 May 18 vs. Houston Roughnecks 8 PM / ESPN 2 - -
Week 9 May 25 at San Antonio Brahmas 3 PM / ABC - -
Week 10 June 1 vs. Michigan Panthers 12 PM / ESPN - -
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