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Southern Miss Golden EaglesUAB Blazers
Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Turf of Legion Field

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Odds

9-1TEAM RECORD2-8

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Thursday when the Blazers host the Golden Eagles at Legion Field in Week 12 action.

The Blazers sport records of 2-8 and 6-4 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Golden Eagles sit at 9-1 and 7-3 ATS on the season. The over under records are 4-6 for the Blazers and 4-6 for the Golden Eagles.

View Southern Miss vs UAB Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Blazers here saw them open as 23.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Blazers, currently No. 119 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Golden Eagles, who rate No. 29 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 44-8 victory for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UAB's No. 114-ranked offense (17.3 PPG) against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 26 at 20.5 PPG. The Blazers passing attack has averaged 238.9 yards per game, more than the Golden Eagles give up through the air (224.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Golden Eagles feature the league's No. 61-rated road run defense, allowing 171.2 yards per game. UAB, meanwhile, ranks No. 99 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Southern Miss was a 30-29 winner at home against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 9.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (59) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, UAB was a 41-35 winner on the road against Memphis. They covered the 5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

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

A few Golden Eagles at Blazers trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UAB
Southern Miss is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing UAB
Southern Miss is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Miss
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of UAB's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UAB's last 6 games when playing Southern Miss
UAB is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Southern Miss

Next up:
Southern Miss home to Memphis, Saturday, November 26
UAB at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, November 26

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