Alcorn State Braves vs. UAB Blazers Free Prediction

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The Alcorn State Braves (4-6) and the UAB Blazers (6-4) battle at Bartow Arena. The Braves look to end a five-game road losing streak. The game begins at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Alcorn State Braves vs. UAB Blazers Betting Odds

In their last game, the Blazers were victorious over the Mercer Bears, 75-67, while the Braves lost to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 73-56.

UAB dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.537 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 37.8. For those same stats, Mercer recorded marks of 0.322 and 25.6, respectively. Alcorn State, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.480 vs. 0.541). Zack Bryant had a good outing for UAB, contributing 12 points and five assists. Meanwhile, Deshaw Andrews was a key piece for Alcorn State with 20 points and five rebounds.

Look for UAB to dominate the offensive glass in this matchup. The Blazers currently rank ninth in offensive rebounding percentage (38.8 percent), while Alcorn State ranks 269th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.6 percent).

Alcorn State vs. UAB Betting Pick

Pick: SU Winner – UAB, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • UAB ranks 24th in rebounds allowed per game (31.2) while Alcorn State ranks 175th (34.8).
  • The Blazers average 7.4 steals per game, which ranks 57th in the country. The Braves rank 112th in steals allowed per game (6.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Blazers have scored an average of 68.2 points per game (1.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 67.4 points per game (1.4 below their season average).
  • The Braves have been outscored by an average of 14.2 points in their last five games. For the season, Alcorn State has defeated opponents by an average of 3.2 points.