OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Florida Atlantic Owls Open as College Basketball Underdog vs UAB Blazers

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Florida Atlantic and UAB on Thursday, with the host Owls trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the UAB Blazers before tip-off in this one found them as -7.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

UAB Blazers vs Florida Atlantic Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UAB Blazers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Thursday; they are 4-4 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Florida Atlantic Owls are 4-5 ATS. UAB Blazers are 4-4 on betting the total; Florida Atlantic Owls are 4-5.

This game puts the Florida Atlantic Owls, most recently No. 307 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the UAB Blazers, who rate No. 100 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 160-ranked offense, averaging 73.62 PPG, against a Blazers defense that ranks No. 70 at 67.29 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 42.84% so far, less than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.6% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blazers got 15 points from Zack Bryant, but it was Middle Tennessee that prevailed in a 63-60 final on Saturday at Bartow Arena.

Florida Atlantic suffered a 58-57 loss against Florida International on Saturday, getting 12 points from Gerdarius Troutman in a losing effort at FIU Arena.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • UAB is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • UAB is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • UAB is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Florida Atlantic
  • Florida Atlantic is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida Atlantic is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Florida Atlantic is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing UAB
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games when playing UAB

Next Betting Matchups

UAB at Florida International, Saturday, January 6th
Florida Atlantic at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, January 6th