UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans 11/07/2019 Odds, Game Analysis and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans 11/07/2019 – UAB Blazers are back in this season and they will be hosted by the Troy Trojans on Thursday, November 7, at 8pm at the Trojan Arena. The Blazers reached 20 wins last year and improved to 10-8 in conference USA. On the other hand, Troy will have only one starter returning this season which intrigues what kind of image they will project. NCAAB Picks feel that UAB will take this victory from Troy in this matchup.
UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans 11/07/2019
The Blazers are currently coached by Robert Ehsan who boasts a 57-44 record with the team. There will be nine players that will be returning to the team and lost six players as well. Although UAB Blazers missed the NCAA Tournament, they were part of the CBI. Zack Bryant is expected to have a huge season as the player they will rely on the offensive end. He was able to provide 14.9 points during his junior year and shot 43% of his field goals. 6-foot-10 Makhtar Gueye will also return to the team and he is expected to be the man in the paint from both ends of the floor. Will Butler is expected to help out in the scoring department and will have a bigger role this year.
Players to Watch: Zack Bryant (14.9 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 3.9 APG and 1.8 SPG), Makhtar Gueye (8.3 PPG and 6.7 RPG), Will Butler (6.6 PPG and 5.7 RPG)
Troy is expected to have some difficulties this year with one starter just returning from last year’s roster. Darian Adams is that lone starter returning to the Trojans and he will be carrying the team a lot this season. They will be undergoing a full rebuild with a new coach in Scott Cross who had the position of assistant coach in TCU last season. Zay Williams is expected to have a good year with the team as he showed flashes of his potential in just playing 10 minutes per game. Charles Norman will have a larger role with the team and he is now in his senior year. Aside from the three players mentioned, they have intriguing additions to the team that will make a mark in the upcoming season.
Players to Watch: Darian Adams (7.9 PPG, 3.0 RPG and 3.3 APG), Charles Norman (5.4 PPG and 1.2 RPG), Zay Williams (3.1 PPG and 2.2 RPG)
UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans Betting Predictions
Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Trojans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
UAB Blazers vs Troy Trojans Betting Picks
The Trojans are believed to lack talent heading to this year to be relevant this year. They didn’t add much as well and only a handful have the experience to boast. UAB is 5-0 ATS against Troy for the past five games. Expected to have a slow start during the game, the Blazers aren’t expected to finish the game with a loss due to their firepower on the offensive end.
Moneyline: The Blazers are to win this game according to NCAAB Point Spread Picks in which they own a -322 Moneyline in this game/
ATS: Troy is to have a +6 ATS against UAB. While the Blazers at -6.
TOTALS: For both teams, it is 144.5 for the TOTALs with UAB expected to go over while Troy is the team going under.
Score Prediction: 78-63 UAB wins by a 15-point lead.