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College Basketball Betting - Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders UAB Blazers Odds

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders try to run the UAB Blazers off the court at Murphy Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders as -2-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders sit at 18-7 (11-13-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the UAB Blazers are currently 21-5 (12-10 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Middle Tennessee is 11-13-1 OU, and UAB is 11-11 OU.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders rated this week at No. 44 and the UAB Blazers sitting at No. 65.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Middle Tennessee's No. 159-ranked offense, averaging 72.28 PPG, against a Blazers defense that ranks No. 85 at 68.58 PPG. The Blue Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 44.35% so far, less than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.32% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nick Norton scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Blazers to a win (they lost 85-76 to Louisiana Tech at Thomas Assembly Center on Saturday).

The Blue Raiders blew out Southern Miss on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 76-54 win at Reed Green Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • UAB is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of UAB's last 5 games
  • UAB is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB home to Marshall, Thursday, February 25th
Middle Tennessee at Western Kentucky, Thursday, February 25th