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Southern Miss Golden EaglesUAB Blazers
Feb 8, 8:00 PM | Bartow Arena

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Odds


The Blazers hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles pay a visit to Bartow Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Blazers are 9-13 so far on the season, and 9-10-1 ATS vs. the number. The Golden Eagles, meanwhile, are 20-3 and 11-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UAB go 4-16 and the Golden Eagles go 10-9 on the totals.

View Southern Miss vs UAB Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blazers in this one, they're listed as 2-point underdogs on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 20-rated Southern Miss taking on the No. 128-rated Blazers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 74-62 win for the Golden Eagles on Wednesday.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UAB has the nation's No. 320-rated offensive output, at 59.7 PPG. The visiting Golden Eagles defense ranks No. 62 allowing on average 62.3 PPG. The Blazers FG% has averaged 42.2% so far, more than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Southern Miss owns the country's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 59.9 points per game on the highway. UAB, on the other hand, rates No. 302 in scoring at home.

Southern Miss was a 75-72 winner in their most recent outing at home against Memphis. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Golden Eagles grabbed a 75-72 win over the Tigers on Wednesday, behind a 23-point effort from Darnell Dodson at Reed Green Coliseum.

In their last action, UAB was a 61-60 winner on the road against Texas El Paso. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. UAB earned a 61-60 victory over Texas El Paso on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jordan Swing at Haskins Center.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Central Florida are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 7-3
After playing Texas El Paso are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Golden Eagles at Blazers trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 6 games when playing on the road against UAB
Southern Miss is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against UAB
UAB is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Southern Miss
UAB is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UAB's last 9 games
UAB is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Southern Miss

Next up:
Southern Miss home to Central Florida, Saturday, February 11
UAB at Memphis, Saturday, February 11