Central Florida favored by 21.5 against UAB on Saturday

UAB BlazersCentral Florida Knights
Nov 24, 12:00 PM | Grass of Bright House Networks Stadium

UAB Blazers vs Central Florida Knights Odds

3-8TEAM RECORD8-3

The Blazers will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Knights in Central Florida at Bright House Networks Stadium on Saturday in Week 13 action.

Backers of the Knights have seen them go 8-3 and 5-6 ATS so far this season, while the Blazers are at 3-8 and 5-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Blazers are 5-5, while the Knights are 8-3.

View UAB vs Central Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Knights as 21.5-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Knights, currently No. 32 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Blazers, who rate No. 95 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 44-22 victory for the Knights.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Central Florida's No. 33-ranked offense (34.7 PPG) against a Blazers defense that ranks No. 110 at 36.5 PPG. The Knights passing attack has averaged 222.5 yards per game, less than the Blazers give up through the air (244.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Blazers feature the league's No. 70-rated road run defense, allowing 180 yards per game. Central Florida, meanwhile, ranks No. 57 in rushing offense at home.

UAB was a 46-9 loser in its last match at home against Memphis. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 55 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. UAB didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Tigers as Memphis blasted them 46-9 in Week 12 action.

Last time out for Central Florida, they were a 23-21 loser as they battled Tulsa on the road. Central Florida failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Knights suffered a Week 12 loss against Tulsa in their last game, falling 23-21 at Chapman Stadium.

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 0-10
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

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

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