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UAB Blazers vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs Preview

Alabama A&M BulldogsUAB Blazers
Dec 31, 3:00 PM | Bartow Arena

Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs UAB Blazers Odds

2-6TEAM RECORD4-7

The UAB Blazers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs at Bartow Arena on Saturday in NCAAB play.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Blazers are 3-7 ATS. Alabama A&M is 1-0 on the totals; UAB is 0-10.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Blazers, most recently No. 124 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 230 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 60-52 victory for the Blazers.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 197 in NCAA hoops at 34.9 per game. Contrast that with UAB’s No. 153 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UAB is the No. 320-ranked team in the country at 4.3 per game, while Alabama A&M rates No. 282 at 4.9 per game.

Defensively, Alabama A&M features the nation's No. 256-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. UAB, meanwhile, comes in at No. 307 nationally in scoring at home.

Alabama A&M was a 78-68 loser in its last match on the road against Tennessee State. Alabama A&M got 19 points from Casey Cantey but lost anyway, 78-68, to Tennessee State on Wednesday at Gentry Complex.

Last time out for UAB, they were a 56-49 winner as they battled George Washington on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. UAB earned a 56-49 victory over George Washington on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Cameron Moore at Charles E. Smith Center.

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-1
Before playing Florida are 2-0
After playing George Washington are 0-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Bulldogs at Blazers trends to consider:
UAB is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Alabama A&M
UAB is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Alabama A&M
UAB is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
UAB is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Alabama A&M at Jackson State, Tuesday, January 3
UAB at Florida, Tuesday, January 3

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