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Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Betting Matchup Report

UAB BlazersSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Jan 14, 2:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum

UAB Blazers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds


The UAB Blazers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Eagles in Southern Miss at Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball action.

Southern Miss battles the Blazers, currently sitting with a 5-10 mark (4-8-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-6 for the Golden Eagles and 1-12 for the Blazers.

View UAB vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blazers are listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 147-rated Blazers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 75-62 win for the Golden Eagles on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Miss has the nation's No. 88-rated offensive output, at 72.9 PPG. The visiting Blazers defense ranks No. 58 allowing on average 61.9 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 42% so far, more than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UAB owns the country's No. 40-rated mark, allowing 62.7 points per game on the highway. Southern Miss, on the other hand, rates No. 78 in scoring at home.

UAB lost its last outing, a 61-59 result against Marshall on January 11. They earned a push in that game as a 2-point underdog. Cameron Moore scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Blazers to a win (they lost 61-59 to Marshall at Bartow Arena on Wednesday).

Southern Miss was a 60-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Memphis. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Eagles got 16 points from LaShay Page, but it was Memphis that prevailed in a 60-58 final on Wednesday at FedExForum.

UAB Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Rice are 5-1
After playing Marshall are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Marshall are 5-2
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Blazers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UAB's last 7 games on the road
UAB is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Southern Miss
UAB is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
UAB is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Miss is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Southern Miss is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against UAB
Southern Miss is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against UAB

Next up:
UAB at Rice, Wednesday, January 18
Southern Miss home to Marshall, Saturday, January 21