Charlotte at UAB College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The Charlotte 49ers head to Legion Field to play the UAB Blazers on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UAB as 16.5 point favorites. The 49ers are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Blazers are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The UAB Blazers are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
09/22/18 DL Tyler Fain Knee is questionable
09/12/18 QB Evan Shirreffs Abdominal is OUT 4-6 weeks
09/04/18 DL Tommy Doctor Foot is out for season
09/02/18 OL Nate Davis Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 9/29 vs UAB)
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
09/05/18 QB Dallas Davis Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Charlotte 49ers are 85th in the country in points scored with 102. They have run 292 plays this year for 1,428 yards, which ranks them 66th in Division 1 in total offense. The 49ers average 4.9 yards per play, which is 109th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 61st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 568 yards as a unit, which ranks 85th in college football. They've run 177 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 20 times for 179 yards so far this year, which has them 92nd in the country in penalties. Chris Reynolds has passed for 860 yards this year. He's completed 71 throws while attempting 110 passes for a completion percentage of 64.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 146.4. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Charlotte is 106th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 129. They have given up a total of 1,390 yards on D, which is 62nd in D-1. The 49ers are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 65 throws on 109 attempts against the Charlotte 49ers defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 46th in the nation. The Charlotte pass defense has also surrendered a total of 995 yards in the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 114 attempts for 395 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the country against the run. The 49ers have had 20 penalties for 172 yards on defense this year. That places them 35th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Blazers have run for 842 yards as a team, which ranks 34th in college football. They've run 150 times, averaging 5.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The UAB Blazers have been penalized on offense 27 times for 278 yards so far this season, which has them 50th in the country in penalties. They are 77th in the nation in points scored with 107. They have run 233 plays this season for 1,434 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. UAB averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 87 1st downs this year, placing them 55th overall as an offensive unit. A.J. Erdely averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 46 passes on 81 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 116.9. He has thrown for 557 yards this season.
The UAB Blazers rush defense has allowed 121 attempts for 626 yards this year, putting them in 78th place in D-1 against the run. UAB has committed 17 penalties for 174 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 38th in college football. They are 38th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 71. They have surrendered a total of 996 yards on D, which is 11th in the country. The Blazers are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 19 passes on 61 attempts against the UAB defense this season, placing them 1st and 1st in Division 1. The UAB Blazers pass defense has also given up a total of 370 yards through the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Blazers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blazers -16.5
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