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UAB Blazers vs Charlotte 49ers Week 8 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Charlotte 49ers will do battle with the visiting UAB Blazers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Charlotte 49ers in this game found them listed as 4-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 34-14 win for the Blazers. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UAB Blazers vs Charlotte 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the UAB Blazers have seen them go 4-2 and 5-1 ATS so far this season, while the Charlotte 49ers are at 0-7 and 2-5 ATS. In totals betting, the 49ers are 4-3, while the Blazers are 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Charlotte vs UAB injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 132 (Charlotte 49ers) and the No. 90 (UAB Blazers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Charlotte 49ers No. 125-ranked offense (13 PPG) against a UAB Blazers defense that ranks No. 83 at 28.67 PPG. The Charlotte 49ers passing attack has averaged 124.14 yards per game, less than the UAB Blazers give up through the air (198 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the UAB Blazers own the league's No. 99-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 223.5 yards per game when on the road. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 92 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Middle Tennessee was unable to contain Spencer Brown in its last action Saturday and the result was a 25-23 Week 7 loss against the Blazers.

Aaron Mcallister went over the 100-yard mark (157) in his team's latest effort, but WKU still defeated Charlotte by a score of 45-14.

Betting Trends
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Alabama-Birmingham's last 6 games
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Charlotte is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB at Southern Miss, Saturday, October 28th
Charlotte at Old Dominion, Saturday, November 4th