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Blazers face Trojans in Week 5 odds

UAB BlazersTroy Trojans
Oct 1, 7:00 PM | Turf of Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium

UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans Odds

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Troy looks to cover the Trojans-Blazers point spread this week and improve its overall 1-2 mark when they host UAB in Week 5 action.

The Trojans sport records of 1-2 and 1-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Blazers sit at 0-3 and 1-2 ATS on the season. The over under records are 3-0 for the Trojans and 1-2 for the Blazers.

View UAB vs Troy Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Trojans as 15.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Trojans sit at No. 77 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Blazers are at No. 116 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Trojans will win this game 19-2.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Troy's No. 67-ranked offense, averaging 28.3 PPG, against a Blazers defense that ranks No. 114 this week at 38.7 PPG. The Trojans aerial game is averaging 326 yards per game, more than the Blazers secondary allows through the air, 283.7 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Blazers own the league's No. 99-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 240.5 yards per game when on the road. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 84 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

UAB lost its last outing, a 28-23 result against East Carolina on September 24. UAB covered in that game as a 16.5-point underdog, while the 51 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Troy won its last outing, a 38-35 result against Middle Tennessee on September 24. Troy failed to cover in that game as a 12.5-point favorite, while the 73 combined points took the game OVER the total.

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 2-8

Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

A few Blazers at Trojans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games on the road
UAB is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Troy
UAB is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Troy is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Troy's last 10 games at home
Troy is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
UAB home to Mississippi State, Saturday, October 8
Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, October 8

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