Kent-based Seattle Mist favored to beat Las Vegas Sin in Lingerie Football League game Nov. 4
By STEVE HUNTER
Kent Reporter Courts, government reporter
November 1, 2011 · 12:27 PM
Oddsmakers have listed the Seattle Mist as a 10.5-point favorite against the Las Vegas Sin in the women's Lingerie Football League game to be played at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
Oddsmaker Jason Rood of MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas releases a betting line each week for the Lingerie Football League. He listed 56.5 points as the over, under for total points in the game.
Seattle (1-0) needs a win to stay atop the Western Conference against Las Vegas (1-0). The Los Angeles Temptation also is 1-0.
The game will be televised at 7 p.m. Friday on MTV2, check your local listings to see whether your provider will air the game at 7 p.m. or tape-delayed at 10 p.m. Friday.
The Mist beat the Green Bay Chill on the road 42-8. Key players for Seattle include quarterback Angela Rypien, the daughter of former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien; receiver Jessica Hopkins; and running back Kam Warner. Warner and Hopkins also excel on defense.
Las Vegas beat Chicago 32-20 for its victory. Quarterback Nikki Johnson and running back Tracee Thomas lead the Sin.
The 12-team league features scantily clad women playing seven-on-seven tackle football on a 50-yard field. They play 17-minute halves. Each offense features a quarterback, center, two running backs and three receivers. There is no punting or field goals. Teams must throw at least two passes every four downs.
The players wear helmets with clear face shields, shoulder pads, sports bras, tight shorts, elbow and knee pads.
Seattle plays Dec. 16 at Los Angeles and returns home Jan. 6 to play the Minnesota Valkyrie.Contact Kent Reporter Courts, government reporter Steve Hunter at email@example.com or 253-872-6600, ext. 5052.