UAB vs Charlotte Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The UAB Blazers (22-8, 13-6 C-USA) will try to extend a three-game road winning run when visiting the Charlotte 49ers (18-12, 9-10 C-USA) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Dale F. Halton Arena, airing at 1:00 PM ET on STADIUM.

Saturday’s matchup between the Blazers and the 49ers features the Blazers as 5-point favorites. The game has an over/under of 135.5.

UAB vs. Charlotte Odds

Point Spread for UAB vs. Charlotte

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing UAB as the favorite.

UAB vs. Charlotte Moneyline

As for the moneyline, UAB has -209 odds to pick up the win, while Charlotte is listed at +174 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 135.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: STADIUM
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Dale F. Halton Arena

UAB vs. Charlotte Betting Trends

In UAB’s 30 games this year, it has 14 wins against the spread. The Blazers have been victorious in 21, or 80.8%, of the 26 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. UAB’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 21 times in 30 opportunities (70%).

Against the spread, Charlotte is 18-12-0 this year. The 49ers have compiled a 5-6 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 45.5% of those games). Charlotte’s games this year have hit the over 40% of the time (12 out of 30 games with a set point total).

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UAB vs. Charlotte Key Players to Watch


Jordan Walker is tops on the Blazers at 22.4 points per game, while also posting 4.1 assists and 2.5 rebounds. He is fourth in the country in scoring. Eric Gaines posts a team-best 4.7 assists per game. He is also averaging 12.1 points and 3.2 rebounds, shooting 39.5% from the floor and 36.7% from downtown with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest. Trey Jemison paces the Blazers at 8.3 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 0.6 assists and 9 points. KJ Buffen puts up 10.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 1.1 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.


Aly Khalifa is putting up a team-best 6.5 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 12 points and 2.5 assists, making 50.9% of his shots from the field and 36.9% from 3-point range, with 1.4 treys per game. Brice Williams is the 49ers’ top scorer (12.8 points per game) and assist man (0.8), and produces 5 rebounds. Lu’Cye Patterson is averaging a team-high 2.9 assists per contest. And he is contributing 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds, making 46.5% of his shots from the field. The 49ers get 7.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2 assists per game from Montre’ Gipson.

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What you need to know about the UAB Blazers

UAB and its C-USA opponents have combined to hit the over 12 out of 19 times this season. The Blazers have been led by their offense, as they rank 11th-best in the nation by averaging 81.9 points per game. They rank 188th in college basketball in points allowed (70.3 per contest). UAB ranks second-best in college basketball by pulling down 37.6 rebounds per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, it ranks 132nd in college basketball (30.3 allowed per contest).

The Blazers are posting 83.8 points per game this season at home, which is 5.8 more points than they’re averaging on the road (78). UAB is sinking 7.3 treys per game (197th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while putting up a 36.8% three-point percentage (52nd-ranked). The Blazers are 194th in the country with 7.3 three-pointers allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 81st with a 32.2% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.

The Blazers have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 9-1 overall in their last 10 games. Five of UAB’s last 10 contests have hit the over. On offense, UAB has had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 78.7 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 81.9 it has racked up over the course of this year. UAB has been tougher on defense as of late, giving up 67.2 points per game during its past 10 contests compared to the 70.3 points per game its opponents average over the 2022-23 season.

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What you need to know about the Charlotte 49ers

Charlotte and its opponents have combined to hit the over eight out of 19 times this season in C-USA play. Offensively, the 49ers are the 321st-ranked squad in the nation (66 points per game). On defense, they are 15th-best (61.6 points allowed per game). In 2022-23, Charlotte is sixth-worst in the nation in rebounds (27.8 per game) but 20th-best in rebounds conceded (27.7).

At home, the 49ers score 68.8 points per game. On the road, they average 64.6. In 2022-23 Charlotte is 109th in the country in 3-point makes (8 per game) and 25th-best in 3-point percentage (37.7%). In 2022-23, the 49ers are 152nd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (7 per game) and 231st in defensive 3-point percentage (34.6%).

The 49ers have a 5-5 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their past 10 contests. Three of Charlotte’s last 10 contests have hit the over. Over its last 10 games, Charlotte is posting 61.4 points per contest, 4.6 fewer points than its season average (66). The 49ers have fared worse defensively over their last 10 games, ceding 62.1 points per contest, 0.5 more points their than season average of 61.6.

UAB vs. Charlotte Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is UAB, and we predict that Charlotte will cover the spread (UAB -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 135.5 points.

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How to bet UAB vs. Charlotte

You can bet on UAB vs. Charlotte at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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