UAB vs Middle Tennessee: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 31, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 31, 2021

The UAB Blazers (13-2) are heavy, 14.5-point favorites as they try to continue a three-game win streak when they host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-10) on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Bartow Arena. The matchup airs at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under in the matchup is 132.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 31, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UAB Betting Information

  • UAB has played to a 9-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Blazers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 14.5 points or more, going 4-0 this season.
  • UAB and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 5 of 13 games this season (38.5%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

UAB Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tavin Lovan 15 13.3 3.9 2.9 1.3 0.1 0.0
Michael Ertel 15 12.7 3.2 1.2 0.9 0.0 0.9
Jalen Benjamin 15 11.5 1.5 1.9 1.0 0.0 2.3
Quan Jackson 11 10.7 6.1 1.6 2.7 0.1 0.5
Tyreek Scott-Grayson 15 10.0 2.8 1.9 1.2 0.6 1.6

Middle Tennessee Betting Information

  • Middle Tennessee holds a losing record ATS this season, covering two times and failing to cover 10 times.
  • 33.3% of Middle Tennessee’s 12 games this season have gone over the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Middle Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dontrell Shuler 9 12.6 2.2 3.1 1.2 0.2 1.2
Jordan Davis 13 10.8 3.8 1.6 1.8 0.2 1.3
Jo’Vontae Millner 12 7.8 5.8 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8
Donovan Sims 10 7.6 2.9 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.1
DeAndre Dishman 13 6.7 4.9 0.8 1.7 0.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • UAB’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup (132.5 points) in seven out of 15 opportunities (46.7% of matchups).
  • In five out of Middle Tennessee’s 13 games this year (38.5%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The Blazers average 75 points per game against the Blue Raiders’ 60.8, totaling 3.3 points over the matchup’s over/under of 132.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 126 points per game, 6.5 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Blazers games is 133.5 points, 1.0 more than the over/under of 132.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.3 points more than the average over/under in Blue Raiders games this season (128.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2021 UAB Middle Tennessee -10.5 134 -614 +443 Regular Season 70-59 UAB
2/15/2020 UAB Middle Tennessee -2 139 -137 +110 Regular Season 79-66 UAB
2/12/2020 UAB UAB -7.5 134.5 -360 +275 Regular Season 83-72 UAB
2/2/2019 N/A UAB N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-78 MIDTEN
1/30/2019 N/A Middle Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 MIDTEN

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