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UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls 12/12/2020 Previews, Spread & NCAAF Odds

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UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls 12-12-2020 Previews Spread & NCAAF Odds

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls 12/12/2020 – UAB Blazers will hit the road to Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas to kick-off against Rice Owls for their week 15 off college football. The Blazers are holding the third spot in the Conference USA West. As for the Owls, they are sitting at the fourth spot behind the Blazers. The Owls will look forward to defeating the Blazers in this game with their home advantage. The best sports betting sites are up with the predictions and betting lines for this interesting Conference USA game.

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls 12/12/2020

When: Saturday, December 12, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Rice Stadium, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPN3
Stream: Sofascore

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls 12/12/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
UAB Blazers -7.5 (-105) 44.5 o (-110) -280
Rice Owls +7.5 (-115) 44.5 u (-110) +230
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UAB Blazers

UAB Blazers are holding a 2-1 conference record and are 4-3 with their overall play. The Blazers had a close game against LA Tech in their last outing. UAB scored 34 and gave up 37 in return. UAB has a decent balance between their offense and defensive unit. The Blazers are average close to 31 points per game with their scoring. From the defensive end, they are surrendering close to 24 points. The Blazers will still need to focus on their defensive game if they want to win the Owls.

Players to watch: B. Lucero QB (CMP 79 ATT 146 YDS 969 CMP% 54.1 AVG 6.6 LNG 56 TD 7 INT 8 SACK 2 SYL -12 RTG 114.7), T. Johnston III QB (CMP 36 ATT 57 YDS 374 CMP% 63.2 AVG 6.6 LNG 29 TD 3 INT 1 SACK 1 SYL -5 RTG 132.1), S. Brown RB (ATT 156 YDS 740 AVG 4.7 LNG 73 TD 10), D. McBride RB (ATT 156 YDS 740 AVG 4.7 LNG 73 TD 10), A. Watkins Jr. WR (REC 34 YDS 468 AVG 13.8 LNG 56 TD 3).       

Rice Owls

Rice Owls are coming off a big win against Marshall Thundering Herd. The Owls scored 20 and restricted the Thundering Herd to nothing. Ricer Owls were unable to get past North Texas Green Mean in their previous game. The Owls split their conference games with a 2-2 record on the season. From the offense, they are touching an average of close to 26 points per game. The defensive end is pretty decent as they are restricting opponents to 18.3 points.

Players to watch: M. Collins QB (CMP 53 ATT 86 YDS 802 CMP% 61.6 AVG 9.3 LNG 72 TD 10 INT 1 SACK 10 SYL -82 RTG 176), J. Johnson QB (CMP 10 ATT 14 YDS 86 CMP% 71.4 AVG 6.1 LNG 14 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 2 SYL -9 RTG 123), K. Griffin RB (ATT 58 YDS 215 AVG 3.7 LNG 20 TD 0), J. Otoviano RB (ATT 45 YDS 195 AVG 4.3 LNG 20 TD 0), A. Trammell WR (REC 16 YDS 335 AVG 20.9 LNG 72 TD 6).       

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls Betting Numbers

Trends

UAB Blazers

Alabama-Birmingham is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Alabama-Birmingham’s last 9 games.
Alabama-Birmingham is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Rice.
Alabama-Birmingham is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Rice.
Blazers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.

Rice Owls

Rice is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Owls are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rice’s last 8 games against Alabama-Birmingham.
Rice is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Rice is 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls Betting Picks

The NCAA football betting sites are in favor of Rice Owls to win this game but fail to cover the spread. Predicted score 24-23.