XFL Football Teams To Bet On

With eight teams across eight XFL cities, this burgeoning league is ready to explode for its return season.  XFL Football Teams are divided into two conferences; the Eastern and Western. Each team will have a ten-game schedule. The schedule will feature a home/away series of two games against each team inside of their conference and one game against each team in the opposing conference.  There are no bye weeks in the XFL. We created this page to provide some insight for our readers looking to bet on the XFL.

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    Eastern Conference XFL Teams:

    DC Defenders logo

    Washington, D.C.

    Head Coach and GM:
    Reggie Barlow

    Audi Field


    Team Colors:
    Red and White

    Orlando Guardians logo

    Orlando, FL

    Camping World Stadium


    Team Colors:
    Black, Gray, and Red

    Head Coach and GM:
    Terrell Buckley

    battlehawks logo

    St. Louis, MO

    The Dome at America’s Center


    Team Colors:
    Navy, Blue, and Gray

    Head Coach and GM:
    Anthony Becht

    Vegas Vipers logo

    Las Vegas, NV



    Team Colors:
    Green, Gold, and White

    Head Coach and GM:
    Rod Woodson

    Western Conference XFL Teams:

    Arlington Renegades logo

    Arlington, TX

    Head Coach and GM:
    Bob Stoops

    Globe Life Park in Arlington


    Team Colors:
    Black, Light Blue, and Red

    Houston Roughnecks logo

    Houston, TX

    Head Coach and GM:
    Wade Phillips

    TDECU Stadium


    Team Colors:
    Red, Navy, and Gray

    San Antonio Brahmas

    San Antonio, TX

    Head Coach and GM:
    Hines Ward

    The Alamodome


    Team Colors:
    Yellow and Black

    Seattle Sea Dragons logo

    Seattle, WA

    CenturyLink Field


    Team Colors:
    Navy, Green, Orange

    Head Coach and GM:
    Jim Haslett

    XFL Coaching Staff

    XFL Coaches are in many cases former NFL and NCAA football coaches from previous years. To learn more about the coaching staff of each team visit our XFL Coaching staff page.

    Team Nine

    The XFL will include a 9th team made up of up to forty players that will serve as a practice squad for the league’s 8 teams to draw from if needed according to the XFL rules.

    After week 5 of the regular season, all rosters will expand from 52 to 57 players.  At that time, all members of the 9th team will be distributed to each team in the league.  After that, the 9th team will be replenished with 36 new players.

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    2023 XFL Game Lines & Futures

    Preseason Odds To Win The 2023 XFL Championship Game

    • St Louis Battlehawks +350
    • Seattle Sea Dragons +400
    • Arlington Renegades +400
    • Vegas Vipers +450
    • Orlando Guardians +500
    • San Antonio Brahmas +550
    • Houston Roughnecks +600
    • DC Defenders +650


    After the completion of the 10-week season, each conference will compete in their respective conference championship game, pairing the two best teams from each conference. The winner of each of these conference championship games will advance to compete for the title in the XFL Championship Game.

    League Expansion

    There’s already been discussion of the league’s potential expansion, so be sure to check back frequently to see if new XFL teams have been announced.

    XFL Team FAQ's

    When does the XFL season start?

    The XFL season will begin on Saturday, February 18th, the weekend after Super Bowl 57. Until further notice, the XFL season will begin the weekend following the conclusion of the NFL season.

    How many teams are in the XFL?

    Currently, there are eight teams in the XFL. There is a ninth team that does not compete and serves as a practice squad that the main eight teams can draw talent from in the event they are down a player. 

    Did any XFL players go to the NFL?

    After the XFL’s first season in 2001, many players went on to achieve success in the NFL The Los Angeles Xtreme’s Tommy Maddox went on to start for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rod “He Hate Me” Smart went on to play running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers, and Oakland Raiders.

    How long is the XFL season?

    The season is ten weeks long. Each team in the XFL will play the teams in their division twice and will play the teams in the opposing division once. The playoffs last for two weeks, a conference championship week, and the XFL championship game.

    Will the XFL be on TV? If so, what channel?

    Yes, all XFL games will be televised. Games will be on either ABC, ESPN, or ESPN 2.

    Are there any XFL bye weeks?

    No. There are no bye weeks. The XFL is interested in expediting the game, so perhaps this is part of that strategy.

    How many players are on each XFL team?

    For weeks 1 through 5, the maximum roster size for an XFL team is 52 players. After week 5, the players on Team 9 will be disbursed to all teams throughout the league, and the roster size maximum will increase by 4 to 57 players.

    What is the XFL “Ninth Team”?

    The ninth team is a team of 40 players that are coached and organized like a regular XFL team but do not compete in any games. The purpose of the ninth team is to provide a supply of players for the rest of the teams to pull from if they find themselves needing to fill a roster spot.  After week 5 of the XFL season, all players of team nine will be disbursed to the 8 XFL teams, and a new team of 36 players will be recruited and will form a new team nine. There are no special teams specialists included on team nine.

    Are there any XFL expansion teams being planned?

    Owner Vince McMahon has expressed interest in bringing in additional teams to the league, including the possibility of a second Dallas based team, but there are no plans of an additional team at the moment.

    Who are the best players in XFL football?

    The rosters for 2023 have yet to be declared. The following players are some of the top talents when the XFL began in 2020.

    Austin Proehl – WR – Seattle Dragons
    PJ Walker – QB – Houston Roughnecks
    Eli Rogers – WR – DC Defenders
    Nelson Spruce – WR – Los Angeles Wildcats
    Daniel Williams – WR – Tampa Bay Vipers
    Matt Jones – RB – St. Louis BattleHawks

    When is the XFL Championship game 2023?

    The XFL championship game is TBA and will most likely be played in April of 2023.