C-USA rivals will do battle when the UAB Blazers (3-2) battle the Charlotte 49ers (1-5) at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama.
UAB vs. Charlotte Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 23.5 points, with sportsbooks listing UAB as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, UAB has -3032 odds to pick up the win, while Charlotte is listed at +1142 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 65 points.
How to Watch UAB vs. Charlotte Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: STADIUM
- Location: Birmingham, Alabama
- Stadium: Protective Stadium
UAB ranks 43rd in total offense this year (437.4 yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 437.4 yards allowed per game. UAB ranks 35th in points scored this year (34.6 points per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with 16.8 points allowed per game. While UAB ranks 24th-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 200.4 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation with the defense, which ranks 12th-best (168.6 passing yards per game allowed). UAB ranks 79th in run defense this season (149.0 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking ninth-best in the FBS with 237.0 rushing yards per game. UAB is putting up a 44.8% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 39th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 79th, giving up a 39.7% third-down percentage. UAB owns the 24th-best turnover margin in college football at +4, forcing 10 turnovers (36th in the FBS) while turning it over six times (29th in the FBS).
Charlotte has been struggling on defense, ranking second-worst with 538.3 total yards given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, compiling 378.3 total yards per contest (84th-ranked). Charlotte has been sputtering on defense, ranking worst with 46.3 points given up per game. It has been more productive on offense, posting 25.8 points per contest (90th-ranked). Charlotte ranks 12th-worst in passing yards allowed per game (285.0), but at least it has been getting things done on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-best in passing yards per game (284.3). In terms of rushing, this season has been ugly for Charlotte on both sides of the ball, as it is averaging just 94.0 rushing yards per contest (10th-worst) and surrendering 253.3 rushing yards per game (second-worst). Charlotte has been struggling on third down, ranking second-worst with a 51.4% third-down conversion rate allowed per game. It has been better offensively, putting up a 39.2% third-down rate (73rd-ranked). After forcing six turnovers (102nd in the FBS) and turning the ball over eight times (54th in the FBS) this season, Charlotte sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -2.
UAB vs. Charlotte Betting Analysis
UAB Betting Insights
UAB has covered the spread in a matchup three times this season (3-2-0). UAB has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 23.5-point favorites. UAB games have gone over the total twice this season. The Blazers have been the moneyline favorite four total times this season. They’ve gone 2-2 in those games. The Blazers have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -3032 or shorter.
49ers Betting Insights
Charlotte has covered the spread one time in six games with a set spread. Charlotte is winless against the spread when it is 23.5-point underdogs or more (0-2). Charlotte’s games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this year. The 49ers have entered the game as underdogs five times this season and won once. The 49ers have played as an underdog of +1142 or more once this season and lost that game.
UAB vs. Charlotte Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||54.9||57.5||51.0|
|Implied Total AVG||35.4||39.3||29.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-2||2-0||0-2|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||60.3||57.7||62.8|
|Implied Total AVG||37.7||35.3||40.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||0-1||0-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-4||0-2||1-2|
Players to Watch
- Tyler Taylor has hit the gridiron for five games, collecting 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL, 27 tackles, and one interception for the Blazers.
- Noah Wilder has helped lead the Blazers’ defense with 1.0 TFL and 22 tackles in five games.
- As part of the Blazers’ defense, Jaylen Key has totaled two interceptions to go along with 16 tackles and two passes defended in five games.
- Kelle Sanders has been a significant piece of the Blazers’ defensive unit in 2022, with 13 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
- Amir Siddiq has delivered 11 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games for the 49ers.
- The 49ers’ Wayne Jones has posted 1.0 TFL, 12 tackles, and one interception in six games.
- Comanche Francisco has 10 tackles and one interception in six games.
- Prince Bemah has collected 14 tackles and one sack In six games for the 49ers.
UAB vs. Charlotte Predictions and Pick
UAB vs. Charlotte betting card
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Our prediction to win this contest is UAB, and we expect that UAB will cover the spread (UAB -23.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 65 points.