The XFL is back for Week 2 and we’re into the second half of that slate. Week 1 was a fun one, and the second weekend is off to a solid start. The DC Defenders improved to 2-0 with a win over the New York Guardians, while the Seattle Dragons improved to 1-1 with a defensive victory over the Tampa Bay Vipers.
The second weekend of XFL action closes out with a pair of 1-0 teams as the Houston Roughnecks host the St. Louis BattleHawks at TDECU Stadium in Houston, TX. The game kicks off at 6:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on FS1. If you are not in front of a television, you can stream the game via the Fox Sports App).
St. Louis upset the Dallas Renegades 15-9 last week, in a game that was primarily a defensive show. The most notable offensive performances came from quarterback Jordan Ta’amu and running back Matt Jones. Ta’amu threw for 209 yards and scrambled for 77, while Jones rushed for 85 yards on 21 carries. Jones is questionable this week with a knee injury.
Houston thumped the Los Angeles Wildcats last week, pulling away in the second half. Quarterback P.J. Walker had the best game of the weekend, throwing for 272 yards and four touchdowns.
Houston is the biggest favorite this weekend, laying eight points at DraftKings Sportsbook. The point total sits at 49.
St. Louis BattleHawks (1-0) at Houston Roughnecks (1-0)
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