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XFL Football Games on TV Today: Renegades vs. Defenders & Sea Dragons vs Battlehawks, Odds (Sunday, April 16)

As we head into the second half of Week 9 XFL action, football fans are gearing up for a tight XFL playoff race. 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 Sunday, April 9th.

XFL Football Game Today

Renegades (4-4) at Defenders (7-1)

Sunday, April 16, 12:00 PM ET

Location: Audi Field, Washington, DC
Line: DC -8.5
O/U: 41.5

ESPN broadcast team – John Schiffren, Tom Luginbill, Harry Douglas, Stormy Buonantony

The Arlington Renegades will be looking to coming their win streak after a close win to the Orlando Guardians, while the D.C. Defenders are coming off a thrilling one-point win against the Seattle Sea Dragons. The Defenders have been one of the top teams this season, and their strong offense should be too much for the Renegades to handle.

The 4-4 Renegades face a tough challenge against the dominant 7-1 Defenders. With an 8.5-point spread in favor of the Defenders, the Renegades will need to bring their A-game. The over/under for this game is set at 41.5, indicating a moderately high-scoring affair.

Sea Dragons (5-3) at Battlehawks (6-2)

Sunday, April 16, 3:00 PM ET

Location: The Dome at America’s Center, Saint Louis, MO
Line: STL -2.0
O/U: 46

ESPN broadcast team – Matt Barrie, Eric Mac Lain, Dawn Davenport, Tiffany Blackmon

The Seattle Sea Dragons are coming off close loss in Week 8, making this matchup crucial for both teams. The Sea Dragons’ offense has been clicking recently, but the Battlehawks’ defense has shown it can stifle even the most potent attacks. Expect a close game with both teams fighting to stay in playoff contention.

In what should be a close and exciting game, the 5-3 Sea Dragons take on the 6-2 Battlehawks. The Battlehawks are slight favorites with a 2-point spread. The over/under for this matchup is set at 46, suggesting a high-scoring battle between these two strong teams.

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