UAB vs Southern Miss: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 8, 2021

C-USA opponents meet when the UAB Blazers host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Bartow Arena, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, January 8. The Blazers are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 8, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UAB Betting Information

  • UAB has compiled a 5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 13.5 points, the Blazers are 4-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Blazers and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 1 of 6 games this season (16.7%).

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
Michael Ertel 8 14.5 3.5 0.9 1.0 0.0 0.8
Jalen Benjamin 8 12.4 1.6 1.3 1.0 0.0 2.6
Tavin Lovan 8 12.1 3.8 1.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
Quan Jackson 8 12.1 6.6 1.5 3.3 0.1 0.4
Trey Jemison 8 8.6 8.3 0.8 0.5 3.0 0.0
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Southern Miss Betting Information

  • Southern Miss has routinely covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 4-3.
  • Four of Southern Miss’ seven games (57.1%) this season have not covered the over/under.

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

Southern Miss Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyler Stevenson 9 11.8 7.6 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.0
Jaron Pierre, Jr. 8 11.5 4.1 1.6 1.1 0.1 1.9
LaDavius Draine 9 10.8 5.1 1.9 0.9 0.0 2.3
Tae Hardy 9 9.4 1.8 3.2 1.6 0.1 0.7
Artur Konontsuk 9 7.2 3.1 1.1 0.2 0.2 1.3

Total Facts

  • UAB’s games this season have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup (131.5 points) in six out of eight opportunities (75% of matchups).
  • In Southern Miss’ games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup point total in four out of nine matchups (44.4%).
  • The point total for the contest of 131.5 is 13.0 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Blazers (80.1 points per game) and the Golden Eagles (64.4 points per game).
  • This matchup’s total is 12.8 fewer points than the 118.7 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Blazers have seen a 136.6 over/under in their games this season, 5.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.8 points more than the average over/under in Golden Eagles games this season (126.7 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2020 UAB UAB -9 123.5 -498 +364 Regular Season 84-77 S MISS
2/23/2019 N/A Southern Miss N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-72 UAB
1/12/2019 N/A Southern Miss N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-68 S MISS

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