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Miners visit UAB Blazers in Week 13 College Football Betting Clash

Legion Field will feature the UTEP Miners vs UAB Blazers on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 13 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting UTEP Miners opened as 18.5-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

A 34-6 result in favor of the Blazers was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UTEP Miners vs UAB Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UAB bring a 7-4 record (8-3 ATS) to the Week 13 betting matchup against the 0-11 UTEP Miners, who are 2-9 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen UAB go 3-8 so far and the Miners go 4-6-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UAB vs UTEP injuries news.

The game pits the UAB Blazers, currently No. 62 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the UTEP Miners, who rate No. 144 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the UAB Blazers No. 60-ranked offense (29.73 PPG) against a UTEP Miners defense that ranks No. 119 at 37.55 PPG. The UAB Blazers passing attack has averaged 175.82 yards per game, less than the UTEP Miners give up through the air (217.09 YPG on average).

Defensively, the UTEP Miners feature the league's No. 107-rated road run defense, allowing 230.5 yards per game. UAB, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Josh Fields ran through the LA Tech defense for 137 yards in UTEP's last game, but the Miners still lost a 42-21 decision at Sun Bowl.

UAB didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Gators as Florida blasted them 36-7 in Week 12 action.

Betting Trends
  • Texas El Paso is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas El Paso is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
  • Texas El Paso is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Alabama-Birmingham's last 7 games
  • Alabama-Birmingham is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home