|2008 Arena Bowl XXII Odds, Point Spread, San Jose SaberCats vs. Philadelphia Soul|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 18 July 2008 12:23|
Arena Bowl Odds
The 2008 Arena Bowl XXII is Sunday July 27 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have made the Philadelphia Soul 3.5-point favorites over the San Jose SaberCats.
Philadelphia Soul (-3.5) Outlook
The high-flying Philadelphia Soul owned the Arena League’s top scoring offense this year, averaging a whopping 62 points per game. They also ranked third in total yards with 305.1 YPG while compiling a 13-3 record. In their last game, the Soul crushed Cleveland 70-35. Offense wasn’t all the Soul had going for them this year, as they held opponents to 50.6 points per game, which was good for third best in the league.
San Jose SaberCats (+3.5) Outlook
The Philadephia Soul weren’t the only ones lighting up the scoreboard this, as their 2008 Arena Bowl opponents the San Jose SaberCats averaged 59.1 points a game this season. The SaberCats ranked third overall in average points and also third overall in passing yards at 284.3 a game. The defense held its own too, holding opponents to 54.7 points per game, which ranked San Jose seventh in the AFL.
For the Soul, they are 5-0 straight up in the last five games vs. the point spread. Philadelphia is also 12-1 straight up in its last 13 games at home.
In their last five games, the SaberCats are 5-0 straight up vs. the point spread. They’re also 9-3 straight up in their last 12 games on the road and the total has gone under in four of San Jose’s last six games on the road.
The 2008 Arena Bowl XXII will be played at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday July 27. Kickoff is seceded for 3:05 p.m. ET. Even though the game will be played in New Orleans, the Philadelphia Soul are considered the home team because they had a better regular season record (13-3) than their opponents, the San Jose SaberCats (11-5)
2008 Arena Bowl XXII – San Jose SaberCats vs. Philadelphia Soul – Sunday July 27 – Odds and Over/Under Totals
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