UAB vs. Georgia Southern Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 17

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The UAB Blazers (1-1) and Georgia Southern Eagles (2-0) will clash in a matchup at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama.

UAB vs. Georgia Southern Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with bookmakers listing UAB as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, UAB has -515 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Southern is listed at +363 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 57.5 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch UAB vs. Georgia Southern Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: STADIUM
  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Stadium: Protective Stadium

Betting Preview


  • Last year, UAB scored 1.9 fewer points per game (29.5) than Georgia Southern allowed (31.4).
  • When the Blazers recorded more than 31.4 points last year, they were 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • UAB collected 386.5 yards per game last year, 58.5 fewer yards than the 445.0 Georgia Southern gave up per contest.
  • When the Blazers piled up more than 445.0 yards last season, the team was 3-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • Last season UAB rushed for 24.9 more yards per game (180.2) than Georgia Southern allowed per outing (155.3).
  • The Blazers had a 6-1 ATS record and a 5-2 overall record when the team ran for more than 155.3 yards last season.

Georgia Southern

  • Georgia Southern scored just 2.9 fewer points per game (20.3) than UAB gave up (23.2) last season.
  • When the Eagles recorded more than 23.2 points last year, they were 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • Georgia Southern averaged 341.1 yards per game last year, just 11.5 more than the 329.6 UAB allowed per matchup.
  • In games that the Eagles piled up over 329.6 yards last season, the team was 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • Last season Georgia Southern rushed for 81.5 more yards per game (194.0) than UAB allowed per contest (112.5).
  • The Eagles had a 4-5 ATS record and a 3-6 overall record when the team rushed for over 112.5 yards last year.

UAB vs. Georgia Southern Betting Analysis

UAB Betting Insights

  • UAB’s record against the spread last year was 10-3-0.
  • As 12.5-point or greater favorites, UAB went 5-1 against the spread last season.
  • The Blazers finished 6-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 75% of those games).
  • The Blazers had a 2-1 record last year (winning 80% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -515 or shorter.
  • There were six UAB games (out of 13) that hit the over last season.

Eagles Betting Insights

  • Georgia Southern had six wins in 12 games against the spread last season.
  • As 12.5-point underdogs or greater, Georgia Southern went 3-2 against the spread last season.
  • Last season, the Eagles were the underdog 10 times and won one of those games.
  • Last season, the Eagles were at least a +363 underdog on the moneyline five times, losing each of those contests.
  • In 12 Georgia Southern games last year, five of them hit the over.

UAB vs. Georgia Southern Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 50.8 48.7 52.1
Implied Total AVG 30.9 30.0 31.5
ATS Record 10-3-0 3-2-0 7-1-0
Over/Under Record 6-7-0 3-2-0 3-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-2 3-2 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-2 0-0 3-2


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 53.8 56.3 51.4
Implied Total AVG 33.3 35.5 31.2
ATS Record 6-6-0 3-3-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-1 2-4-0 3-2-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-9 0-4 1-5

Last Season’s Leaders


  • On defense last year, Alex Wright helped lead the way with 38 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and six sacks in 13 games.
  • Antonio Moultrie registered 54 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and two sacks in 13 games.
  • Noah Wilder had 0.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 65 tackles, and one interception in 13 games a season ago.
  • On defense in 2021, Keondre Swoopes contributed 41 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two interceptions over 13 games.


  • With 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 53 tackles in 12 games, Anthony Wilson was an important player on defense.
  • With 30 tackles, 8.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks in 12 games, C.J. Wright was a significant contributor on defense last season.
  • In 12 games, Justin Ellis compiled 30 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks.
  • A big contributor on defense, Eldrick Robinson II had two interceptions to go with 46 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

UAB vs. Georgia Southern Predictions and Pick

UAB vs. Georgia Southern betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Blazers (-12.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (57.5)

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Our pick to win this game is UAB, and we expect that UAB will cover the spread (UAB -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 57.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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