C-USA foes will do battle when the UAB Blazers (5-6) meet the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-8) at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana.
UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 18 points, with sportsbooks listing UAB as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, UAB has -982 odds to pick up the win, while Louisiana Tech is listed at +606 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 56.5 points.
How to Watch UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Ruston, Louisiana
- Stadium: Joe Aillet Stadium
UAB is compiling 437.3 yards per game on offense, which ranks 34th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the Blazers rank 49th, allowing 359.0 yards per game. From an offensive standpoint, UAB ranks 55th in the FBS with 30.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 41st in points allowed (359.0 points allowed per contest). UAB is putting up 208.9 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 97th in the FBS. The defense ranks 27th, allowing 192.3 passing yards per game. On offense, UAB has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking ninth-best in the FBS by putting up 228.4 per game. The Blazers rank 90th on defense (166.7 rushing yards allowed per game). Despite having a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 19th-worst in the FBS (43.8% third-down conversion rate), UAB has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 31st in the FBS by putting up a 44.8% third-down conversion rate. UAB owns the 36th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +4, forcing 17 turnovers (47th in the FBS) while turning it over 13 times (29th in the FBS).
Louisiana Tech ranks 73rd in total yards per game (385.1), but it has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 466.2 total yards conceded per contest. Louisiana Tech has been struggling on defense, ranking fourth-worst with 38.0 points surrendered per game. It has been more effective on offense, regstering 29.2 points per contest (61st-ranked). From an offensive angle, Louisiana Tech is accumulating 269.1 passing yards per game (31st-ranked). It ranks 89th in the FBS defensively (237.4 passing yards allowed per game). In terms of rushing, this season has been difficult for Louisiana Tech on both offense and defense, as it is putting up just 116.0 rushing yards per contest (23rd-worst) and allowing 228.8 rushing yards per game (third-worst). Louisiana Tech ranks 72nd in third-down conversion rate (38.9%) on offense, but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 20th-worst in the FBS with a 43.5% third-down percentage allowed. At -1, Louisiana Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 21 forced turnovers (15th in the FBS) and 22 turnovers committed (118th in the FBS).
UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Betting Analysis
UAB Betting Insights
UAB has compiled a 4-7-0 record against the spread this season. In games it has played as 18-point favorites or more, UAB has an ATS record of 1-1. Games involving UAB have hit the over five times this season. The Blazers have won 57.1% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (4-3). The Blazers have played as a moneyline favorite of -982 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
Bulldogs Betting Insights
Louisiana Tech has covered the spread five times in 11 games with a set total. Louisiana Tech has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 18-point underdogs. Louisiana Tech games have gone over the total eight times this season. The Bulldogs have won one of the seven games they’ve played as underdogs this season. This season, the Bulldogs have been at least a +606 underdog on the moneyline two times, losing each of those contests.
UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||55.1||58.0||51.6|
|Implied Total AVG||33.6||37.0||29.6|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||4-3||4-0||0-3|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-3||0-1||0-2|
|Point Total AVG||61.1||59.4||62.1|
|Implied Total AVG||35.7||31.5||38.1|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-2||2-0||0-2|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-6||1-1||0-5|
Players to Watch
- With 4.0 TFL and 73 tackles in 11 games, Noah Wilder has been a key contributor to the Blazers’ defense in 2022.
- With one interception to go with 58 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 11 games, Tyler Taylor has been an important part of the Blazers’ defense in 2022.
- As part of the Blazers’ defense, Jaylen Key has amassed two interceptions to go along with 43 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended in 11 games.
- With 1.0 sack to go along with 2.0 TFL, 29 tackles, and three interceptions, Grayson Cash has helped carry the Blazers’ defense over 11 games.
- In 11 games for the Bulldogs, Cecil Singleton has recorded 2.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 40 tackles, and one interception.
- Hugh Davis has collected 50 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in 11 games for the Bulldogs.
- Jaiden Cole has 3.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 34 tackles, and one interception in 11 games.
- The Bulldogs’ Kershawn Fisher has collected 29 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and two sacks in 11 games.
UAB vs. Louisiana Tech Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this contest is UAB, and we predict that Louisiana Tech will cover the spread (UAB -18). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 56.5 points.