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Houston CougarsUAB Blazers
Nov 5, 7:00 PM | Turf of Legion Field

Houston Cougars vs UAB Blazers Odds

8-0TEAM RECORD1-7

The visiting Cougars hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Legion Field against the Blazers.

They will face the 8-0 Cougars, who own a 6-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blazers are 3-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cougars are 6-2 favoring the OVER.

View Houston vs UAB Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Cougars listed as 27-point favorites. Meanwhile, the over under line will be set shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Blazers, currently No. 119 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Cougars, who rate No. 64 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 59-12 victory for the Cougars.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits UAB's No. 116-ranked offense, averaging 14.9 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 49 this week at 24.8 PPG. The Blazers aerial game is averaging 228.1 yards per game, more than the Cougars secondary allows through the air, 224.1 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cougars feature the league's No. 96-rated road run defense, allowing 207.3 yards per game. UAB, meanwhile, ranks No. 101 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Houston was a 73-34 winner at home against Rice. They covered the 27.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (107) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for UAB, they were a 59-14 loser as they battled Marshall on the road. UAB failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 73 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Cougars at Blazers trends to consider:
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of UAB's last 10 games
UAB is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
UAB is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
UAB is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Houston at Tulane, Thursday, November 10
UAB at Memphis, Saturday, November 12

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