Memphis Tigers vs UAB Blazers Odds
Memphis visits UAB on Saturday, hoping to send the Blazers to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Legion Field.
They battle the Tigers, currently with a 2-8 mark (5-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 5-4 for the Blazers and 6-3 for the Tigers.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Blazers in this one found them as 11.5-point favorites at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Blazers at No. 95 and the Tigers at No. 118 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 25-17 result in favor of the Blazers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UAB's No. 49-ranked offense (30.6 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 97 at 33 PPG. The Blazers passing attack has averaged 300.9 yards per game, more than the Tigers give up through the air (256.7 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Tigers feature the league's No. 50-rated road run defense, allowing 152.4 yards per game. UAB, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 37-23 winner as they battled Tulane at home. Memphis covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 60 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Tigers grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Green Wave in their last game, winning 37-23 at Liberty Bowl.
In their last action, UAB was a 38-31 winner at home against Marshall. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Darrin Reaves went over the 100-yard mark (184) in his team's latest effort as UAB defeated Marshall by a score of 38-31 on Saturday.
Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Tigers at Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Memphis's last 13 games on the road
Memphis is 2-8-2 ATS in its last 12 games when playing UAB
Memphis is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing UAB
UAB is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Memphis
UAB is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis
UAB is 8-2-2 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Memphis
UAB is 2-2-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Memphis
Memphis home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 24
UAB at Central Florida, Saturday, November 24