South Florida vs. UAB - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UAB Blazers (7-3) at South Florida Bulls (3-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and the UAB Blazers face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The South Florida Bulls are 3-8 this season and are coming off of a win over Jacksonville that ended a three-game losing skid. USF is averaging 65 points per game and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 13.2 points per game. Jaleel Cousins is averaging 9.8 points and 9.3 rebounds, Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, and Chris Perry is averaging 8.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. South Florida has faced some tough teams but they haven’t been competitive against them.
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The UAB Blazers are 7-3 this season and they have won their last four games in a row. UAB is averaging 73.4 points per game and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.2 points and their opponents shoot 40.7 percent. Chris Coakley leads he Blazers averaging 16.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Robert Brown is averaging 10.2 points, Dirk Williams is averaging 8.2 points, and Nick Norton is averaging 7.9 points. UAB has a veteran team with nearly their entire roster returning from last season.
South Florida is 4-1 against the spread against Conference USA, 16-34-1 against the spread in their last 51 home games, and 1-5-1 against the spread following a win. UAB is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 non-conference games, 1-4 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 2-6 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. USF has covered the point spread in six of their last eight games against UAB.
THs isn’t a good USF squad and facing a veteran bunch like they do here it’s all UAB.