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Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers 2/6/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers 2/6/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview

Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers 2/6/2020 – The Rice Owls managed to snap a five-game losing streak and is now hoping to gain some momentum and create something from that. They travel right now to face the UAB Blazers at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham Alabama this coming Thursday, February 6 at 8 pm Eastern Time. ESPN+ is the network that will shot the game on television while SofaScore is an online option to watch the live stream. UAB Blazers are on back-to-back wins right now and they are seen by National Championship Basketball Odds to take the victory and start a winning streak after this game.

Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers 2/6/2020

When: Thursday, February 6, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers 2/6/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Rice Owls +7 (-110) 140 o (-115) +229
UAB Blazers -7 (-110) 140 u (-105) -276
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Rice Owls

The Rice Owls are on a high after beating their opponents, the North Texas Green Eagles by nine points. In that game, Murphy did 15 points and seven rebounds while Parrish stepped up to score 15 points, five assists and four rebounds. Peterson controlled the floor with 13 points and five assists Martin came from the bench with 13 points. Another player that contributed double-figure scoring is Adams with 12 points along with 9 assists. This was a perfect game for the Owls and they need to bring this cohesion when they battle the Blazers on their opponent’s floor.

Players to watch: T. Murphy III G (20 GP 29.6 MIN 13.6 PTS 5.6 REB 1.4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 43.3 FG% 78.6 FT% 36.7 3P%), R. Martin F (18 GP 27.8 MIN 11.8 PTS 5.6 REB 1.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 40.9 FG% 67.2 FT% 35.6 3P%), A. Adams G (23 GP 26.3 MIN 10.9 PTS 1.5 REB 2.5 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 1.4 TO 37.5 FG% 90.6 FT% 38.7 3P%).

UAB Blazers

The Blazers have gained more success so far as they bounced back from back-to-back losses at home to back-to-back wins on the road. Their last two victories were against the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners and the latest was a 14-point victory against UTEP Miners. Benjamin is the team’s most reliable scorer as he leads the team with 12.5 points while Lovan does 11.5 points per night. This team has a good bench to support them and they have been the key to their victories. 

Players to watch: J. Benjamin G (22 GP 29.3 MIN 12.5 PTS 3 REB 1.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 39.5 FG% 86.1 FT% 33 3P%) T. Lovan G (23 GP 28.3 MIN 11.5 PTS 4.7 REB 1.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 53.7 FG% 73.1 FT% 16.7 3P%), T. Scott-Grayson G (23 GP 26.7 MIN 8.8 PTS 4.7 REB 1.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 39.7 FG% 72.5 FT% 30 3P%).

Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers Betting Predictions

Trends

Rice Owls

Rice is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rice’s last 5 games.
Owls are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Rice is 1-13 SU in their last 14 games against UAB.
Owls are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games on the road.

UAB Blazers

The total has gone OVER in 4 of UAB’s last 6 games.
UAB is 10-5 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of UAB’s last 11 games at home.
Blazers are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Rice.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of UAB’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.

Rice Owls vs UAB Blazers Betting Picks

The Blazers are coming in as the favored team by Sportsbook and they will be building a winning streak from here on. Owls have been bad on the road and this will be another long night for them.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Owls are at +229 if they win this game on the road while the Blazers are at -276.

Spread: Seven points across the spread is handed to this game with the Owls at +7 while the Blazers are on the other side at -7.

Total: A total of 140 points is expected to reach for both teams with the Blazers being under while Owls are over.

Score Prediction: 74-66, Blazers win.