Brahmas vs Guardians Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for XFL Week 2 (Don't Expect Fireworks in Orlando)
Brahmas vs Guardians Week 2 Game Info
2023 XFL Regular Season Game
San Antonio Brahmas (0-1, 0-0 Away) vs. Orlando Guardians (0-1, 0-0 Home)
Date: Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Venue: Camping World Stadium — Orlando, FL
Coverage: ESPN, ESPN+
The 2023 XFL season is officially underway and Week 2 is right around the corner. This week's schedule features an intriguing clash between the San Antonio Brahmas and Orlando Guardians.
Both teams failed to register a victory during opening week. A fourth-quarter defensive collapse saw the Brahmas fall 18-15 to the St. Louis BattleHawks. Meanwhile, the Guardians were on the wrong side of a 33-12 final score in a matchup with the Houston Roughnecks.
Brahmas vs Guardians Odds & Spread
All XFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SA (-165) | ORL: (+140)
Spread: SA: -3.5 (+100) | ORL: +3.5 (-120)
Total: 38.5 —Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
The Brahmas enter this contest as slight road favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 4 p.m. ET matchup also features an over/under of 38.5 with -110 odds on each side.
Brahmas vs Guardians Prediction & Pick
There wasn't much to like about the Guardians' performance on either side of the ball last week. A big part of why they gave up 33 points is that they allowed four offensive touchdowns. The fact that they only scored six points through the first three quarters made it even harder to erase any deficit in front of them.
Were the Brahmas perfect in their loss? Of course not, but their defense was still impressive as they held the BattleHawks to just three points up until the fourth quarter. If they can replicate that performance again this weekend, I'm sure that the Brahmas can take advantage of the Guardians' struggles.
At the end of the day, I'm riding with the team that looked better last week and that happens to be the Brahmas.
Final Score Prediction: Brahmas: 20 | Guardians: 14
Brahmas vs Guardians Betting Trends
- The Brahmas are scoring 15.0 PPG while allowing 18.0 PPG this season.
- The Guardians are scoring 12.0 PPG while allowing 33.0 PPG this season.
- This is the first-ever head-to-head matchup between the Brahmas and Guardians.
Brahmas vs Guardians Best Bet
After the Brahmas and Guardians combined for only 27 points last week, I'm inclined to back the under when it comes to this week's total. Neither team generated many offensive chances and even though the Guardians surrendered 33 points, I don't see the Brahmas' offense being capable of that sort of output just yet.
Erring on the side of caution, stick with the under.
Bet: Under 38.5 Points (-110)
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