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USFL Bad Beat: Bettors lament Maulers’ late win – UnlistedNews

Bettors who played the Michigan Panthers, both with 3-point margin and money line in fox bethe could only watch helplessly as the Pittsburgh Maulers cruised to a 31-27 overtime victory in the USFL North Division Championship Game on Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

The under-36.5 combined punters were in fine form as the Maulers led 10-3 at halftime before the teams combined for 41 points in the third and fourth quarters to force overtime.

[RELATED: Maulers-Panthers highlights]

Here’s a breakdown of the scoring plays in the furious fourth quarter and overtime:

The Panthers took a 17-10 lead on EJ Perry’s 72-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Simms late in the third quarter.

Panthers’ EJ Perry throws a 72-yard touchdown pass for the go-ahead

EJ Perry’s 72-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Simms gave Michigan the lead against Pittsburgh.

The Maulers tied it on their next possession with Bailey Gaither’s 4-yard TD run. Under punters were still covering, but just barely.

The Maulers took a 20-17 lead when Chris Blewitt kicked a 59-yard field goal, the longest in the USFL this season, with 3:16 to go. Under the gamblers tore up their tickets.

Then two touchdowns and a field goal forced overtime.

Perry threw an apparent 55-yard TD to Trey Quinn with 2:04 to go, but he’s holding out for a second. There was a flag on the field and officials called Michigan lineman Josh Dunlop for a personal foul (mask).

Mike Pereira reviewed the play and ruled that there was no penalty. Touchdown, Panthers up 24-20.

Not for much longer.

Pittsburgh took a 27-24 lead when Troy Williams threw a 6-yard TD pass to Ishmael Hyman with 39 seconds to go. Fourth time!

Michigan’s Cole Murphy forced overtime with a 47-yard field goal as time expired.

Pittsburgh advanced to the USFL Championship Game by converting a pair of two-point conversions in overtime while Michigan couldn’t reach the end zone.

The final score was bad news for Panthers money line bettors (+120, bet $10 to win a total of $22) and those who got all three points.

And, in a twist on betting angst, the punters who got all three points would have pushed if Murphy missed that field goal, resulting in a 27-24 final instead of the four-point result in time. extra.

Another exciting finale for USFL punters!

Summary of the Michigan Panthers vs. the Pittsburgh Maulers

Summary of the Michigan Panthers vs. the Pittsburgh Maulers

Watch the highlights as the Pittsburgh Maulers defeated the Michigan Panthers 31-27 in a thrilling overtime.

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