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XFL Football Games on TV Today: Guardians vs. Battlehawks & Defenders vs Brahmas, Odds (Saturday, April 22)

As we head into the first half of Week 10 XFL action, football fans are gearing up for a tight XFL playoff race and final week of the season. Every XFL game today counts towards the playoffs. Let’s take a closer look at each game on the schedule and what to expect from the competing teams.

For those wondering, “What football games are on today?” there are two XFL games on the agenda for Saturday, April 22nd.

XFL Football Game Today

Guardians (1-8) at Battlehawks (6-3)

Time: 12:00 PM
Channel: ESPN, ESPN+
Location: The Dome at America’s Center, Saint Louis, MO
Line: STL -9.0

O/U: 48

ESPN broadcast team – Lowell Galindo, Sam Acho, Ian Fitzsimmons, Taylor McGregor

The Orlando Guardians will face the St. Louis Battlehawks in a highly anticipated showdown. With both teams looking to improve their standings, this game is sure to be a competitive affair. The Battlehawks’ home field advantage could play a critical role in determining the outcome of this matchup.

In the first game of the weekend, the struggling Guardians take on the Battlehawks. With a dismal 1-8 record, the Guardians face an uphill battle against the 6-3 Battlehawks. Bettors should consider the Battlehawks as strong favorites, with the line set at STL -9.0. The over/under of 48 suggests a high-scoring game, and with the Guardians’ porous defense, there’s a good chance the Battlehawks will contribute the majority of those points.

Defenders (8-1) at Brahmas (3-6)

Time: 3:00 PM
Channel: ABC, ESPN+
Location: Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
Line: DC -2.5
O/U: 41.5

ESPN broadcast team – Tom Hart, Greg McElroy, Cole Cubelic, Katie George

The D.C. Defenders will take on the San Antonio Brahmas in a game that promises excitement for football fans. The Defenders’ strong performance throughout the season has positioned them as a formidable team, while the Brahmas will be looking to pull off an upset. Expect a closely contested game with both teams leaving it all on the field.

The second game features the top-ranked Defenders against the struggling Brahmas. With an impressive 8-1 record, the Defenders are the clear favorites, with a line set at DC -2.5. Despite the Brahmas’ lackluster record, the relatively small point spread may give bettors pause. Nonetheless, this matchup has the potential to be a close game, and the over/under of 41.5 suggests a lower-scoring contest.

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