The games are faster and more exciting (so far) and the players seem to be having fun. Overall, I am excited of what to expect for week two and beyond.
This is one of two games this week between undefeated clubs. The XFL's biggest challenge will be to grow that number, or at least make sure it doesn't significantly fall in Week 2.
All odds are courtesy of BetOnline.ag through Sports Insider. Despite the vipers going almost 400 yards on offense, they couldn't find the end zone, failing to score three times as a result of bad play calls and penalties hurt the vipers throughout the game. "We won't release that player to the National Football League until after our season". The most bet game was, not surprisingly, the New York Guardians vs. the Tampa Bay Vipers. Then they dipped to the lowest viewership of the weekend with St Louis' defeat of Dallas on ESPN. The contest in Houston features the highest betting total of Week 2.
It's the Week One star of the week, and the recognition goes to Houston Roughnecks quarterback P.J. Walker. Houston might have as much talent as any team in the entire league. Jones had success with the run-and-shoot while coaching at the University of Hawaii and SMU before spending 2017 and 2018 in the CFL. They were one of two teams that failed to score any points, and allowed three touchdowns.
Even better, the audience numbers peaked - 4 million - at the end of the game. Kickoff at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., is set for 2 p.m. ET on ABC. As early season favorites to win it all, they fought the St. Louis Battlehawks. Some think Spring football doesn't work but the XFL is trying to feed you a different narrative and so far, it's working. A 15-9 game can be fun to watch if you bet the right side. The Defenders took the turnover and turned it into points.