Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers Preview
UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans Odds
The Troy Trojans hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the UAB Blazers pay a visit to Trojan Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Trojans sit at 4-2 (3-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blazers are currently 3-3 (0-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Troy is 1-1 OU, and UAB is 1-0 OU.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Troy Trojans as 4-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Trojans at No. 262 and the Blazers at No. 118 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-64 result in favor of the Blazers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Troy has the nation's No. 297-rated offensive output, at 60 PPG. The visiting Blazers defense ranks No. 261 allowing on average 70.3 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 38.9% so far, less than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.
Defensively, UAB features the nation's No. 258-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.7 points per game. Troy, meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.
UAB was a 76-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against TCU. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Blazers endured a 76-73 loss at the hands of the Horned Frogs on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Rod Rucker at South Padre Convention Center.
Troy won its last outing, a 66-62 result against Alabama State on November 25. Emil Jones scored 18 points leading the Trojans to a 66-62 victory over Alabama State at Trojan Arena on Sunday.
UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing North Carolina are 1-0
After playing TCU are 2-4
After a loss are 6-4
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 4-4
After playing Alabama State are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Blazers at Trojans trends to consider:
UAB is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
UAB is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Troy is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Troy is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing UAB
UAB at North Carolina, Saturday, December 1
Troy at Arkansas-Little Rock, Thursday, November 29