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Week 1 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers

Troy Trojans


UAB Blazers
Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Legion Field

The UAB Blazers host Troy on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-8 ATS mark against the 6-6 Trojans in NCAA college football betting action at Legion Field.

Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -1 for the UAB Blazers . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

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Computer Prediction: Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 31-16 result in favor of the Trojans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UAB Blazers sport a record of 2-10 and 4-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Troy Trojans sit at 6-6 and 5-7 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 10-2 for the Blazers and 11-1 for the Trojans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UAB vs Troy injuries news.

The game pits the UAB Blazers, currently No. 115 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Troy Trojans, who rate No. 85 in the latest survey.

How Troy Trojans vs UAB Blazers Stats Matchup

The game also pits UAB's No. 82-ranked offense, averaging 26.25 PPG, against a Troy defense that ranks No. 108 this week at 35.92 PPG. The UAB aerial game is averaging 214.83 yards per game, less than the Troy Trojans secondary allows through the air, 313.58 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Troy Trojans feature the league's No. 60-rated road run defense, allowing 168.83 yards per game. UAB, meanwhile, ranks No. 116 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Troy was a 42-28 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas State. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (70) made winners of OVER bettors. Bryan Holmes hauled in 3 passes for 128 yards against the Texas State defense in the team's last game, leading Troy over the Bobcats 42-28 on Friday.

UAB was a 62-27 loser in their most recent outing at home against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (89) made winners of OVER bettors. Last time out, UAB could not slow down $WinningWR, who managed 117 receiving yards in the Golden Eagles 62-27 victory over the Blazers Saturday.

Next Betting Matchups

Troy home to Duke, Saturday, September 6th
UAB at Mississippi State, Saturday, September 6th