UAB at Florida Atlantic Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/28/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
FAU Stadium in Boca Raton
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On Saturday night, the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-4) will attempt to snap their two-game losing skid when they take on the Florida Atlantic Owls (3-5). These two teams are currently tied in third place in the Conference USA East standings
UAB had nothing working for them on either side of the ball last Saturday when they were beaten 45-17 by Arkansas on the road. They were only able to gain 195 total yards in that loss, which included just 62 yards through the air.
Through eight games, the Blazers are averaging 35 points per game, but they are also giving up 30.5 points per game. Running back Jordan Howard has been able to average five yards per carry this season and has 842 yards with seven touchdowns. Quarterback Cody Clements has thrown for 1,540 yards with 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Last weekend, Florida Atlantic scored zero second-half points against Marshall and ended up losing 35-16 on the road. Their defense ended up giving up 546 yards in that game, including 328 yards on the ground.
Florida Atlantic's defensive unit has struggled to keep opponents out of the end zone this season, gingivitis up 35.6 points per game. Quarterback Jaquez Johnson has been able to pass for 1,502 yards this season with 11 touchdowns and just one interception. Johnson has also rushed for 338 yards with a team-leading five rushing touchdowns.
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers Betting Trends
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
Florida Atlantic Owls are 5-2-1 Against the Spread
Florida Atlantic Owls are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/26/14 QB Cody Clements Arm "?" Saturday vs. Florida Atlantic
Florida Atlantic Owls
10/06/14 DT Brandin Bryant Knee out for season
10/06/14 LB David Lozandier Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UAB
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