Namely, there are few coaches that are more profound lightning rods than Lane Kiffin. Florida Atlantic’s head coach has brought plenty of attention to the Boca Raton campus. “Baby Kiff” has taken advantage of the fertile recruiting base in his own backyard to collect talent. As a result, his Owls will be playing for an NCAA Football betting title on Saturday. Alabama Birmingham is a profound story in its own right. Consider that this program was shut down in 2014 before its return in 2017. Head coach Bill Clark has earned national respect for his superb leadership through the crisis.
UAB Blazers vs. Florida Atlantic Owls – CUSA Championship
|Date and Time:||Saturday, December 7, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida|
|UAB Vs. Florida Atlantic TV Coverage:||CBSSN|
UAB Blazers Vs. Florida Atlantic Owls Overview
Alabama Birmingham has an offshore betting record of 9-3 straight up, 7-5 against the spread, with just four overs. Last week the Blazers got the money in a 26-21 win at North Texas. UAB ranks 99th in the nation for total offense but fifth for total defense.
By contrast, Florida Atlantic is 9-3 straight up, 8-4 vs. the odds, 5-6-1 under the total. FAU is coming off a 34-17 home payout over Southern Miss. Overall the Owls rank 27th for scoring offense and 44th for points allowed. Head coach Lane Kiffin is again being mentioned as a top tier candidate to return to the Power Five.
Key Blazers: QB Tyler Johnston III (1910 YDS, 59.3% COMP, 9.4 AVG, 15 TD, 13 INT, 8 SACKS, 149.5 RTG), RB Spencer Brown (118 ATT, 462 YDS, 3.9 AVG, 5 TD), WR Austin Watkins (44 REC, 890 YDS, 20.2 AVG, 5 TD), PK Nick Vogel (35-35 XP, 16-20 FG, 83 PTS), LB Kristopher Moll (88 TACKLES, 9 SACKS)
Key Owls: QB Chris Robison (3129 YDS, 62.2% COMP, 7.9 AVG, 22 TD, 5 INT, 24 SACKS, 144.2 RTG), RB Malcolm Davidson (91 ATT, 583 YDS, 6.4 AVG, 9 TD), TE Harrison Bryant (61 REC, 965 YDS, 15.8 AVG, 6 TD), PK Vladimir Rivas (42-46 XP, 16-22 FG, 90 PTS), LB Akileis Leroy (94 TACKLES, 7.5 SACKS)
UAB Vs. Florida Atlantic ATS Stats
The Blazers are:
- 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 away games
- 3-6-1 under the total on the road
- 1-2 on the board at Florida Atlantic
- 3-0 over the total in away games vs. the Owls
- 14-5-1 vs. the odds against Conference USA teams
- 2-3-1 under the total vs. CUSA
The Owls are:
- 4-7 against the spread in their last 11 home games
- 1-7 under the total on the road
- 3-1 vs. the line head to head with Alabama Birmingham
- 6-0 over the total in their series with the Blazers
- 9-3 vs. the odds in Conference USA games
- 3-4 under the total on the road
UAB Blazers vs. Florida Owls NCAA Football Betting Picks
On this occasion, we have an intriguing NCAA Football Betting contrast of styles. Florida Atlantic’s offense against the strong UAB defense. Bill Clark’s Blazers play with more discipline and are fundamental sounds. To be exact Kiffin likes to wing it which may not work well against Clark’s well-coached charges.
UAB Vs. Florida Atlantic NCAA Football Betting Pick: UAB Blazers
UAB Vs. Florida Atlantic NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: UAB 27, FAU 24