UAB Blazers host Navy Midshipmen in college basketball action
Navy Midshipmen vs UAB Blazers Odds
Navy pays a visit to UAB on Sunday, hoping to send the Blazers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Bartow Arena.
The Blazers are 1-1 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Midshipmen, meanwhile, are 2-1 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UAB go 0-0 and the Midshipmen go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 320-rated Navy taking on the No. 118-rated Blazers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 84-82 win for the Blazers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UAB's No. 35 nationally ranked offense (82.5 points per game) against a Midshipmen defense that sits as the No. 15 at 51.3 PPG. The Blazers have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Midshipmen have managed so far this season (41% on average).
Defensively, Navy features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. UAB, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 nationally in scoring at home.
Navy was a 75-52 winner in its last match at home against Binghamton. The Midshipmen blew out Binghamton on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 75-52 win at Alumni Hall.
In their last action, UAB was a 77-60 loser on the road against Creighton. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. The Blazers endured a 77-60 loss at the hands of the Bluejays on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Isiah Jones at CenturyLink Center.
UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Prairie View A&M are 0-1
After playing Creighton are 0-1
After a loss are 7-3
A few Midshipmen at Blazers trends to consider:
UAB is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
UAB is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Navy at TCU, Tuesday, November 20
UAB home to Prairie View A&M, Tuesday, November 20