UAB vs. Florida Atlantic - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Atlantic Owls (6-17) at UAB Blazers (19-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bartow Arena)
The Line: UAB Blazers -14 -- Over/Under: 136 See the Latest Odds
The UAB Blazers and the Florida Atlantic Owls face off on Saturday in Conference USA college basketball action.
The UAB Blazers are 19-4 this season and they lead the Conference USA regular season standings. UAB is averaging 76.4 points per game and they are shooting 47 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Chris Cokley leads the Blazers averaging 13.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Robert Brown is averaging 13.1 points, William Lee is averaging 10.3 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Nick Norton is averaging 9.0 points and 5.4 assists. UAB is 13-0 at home and 9-1 in CUSA.
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The Florida Atlantic Owls are 6-17 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. FAU is averaging 64.3 points per game and they are shooting 39.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.1 points and their opponents are shooting 44.9 percent. Adonis Filer leads the Owls averaging 10 points per game. C.J. Turman is averaging 9.9 points and 7.0 rebounds, Ronald Delph is averaging 9.3 points and 6.7 rebounds, and Jeantal Cylla is averaging 8.6 points. FAU is 2-11 on the road and 4-6 in Conference USA.
UAB is 4-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, and 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games. FAU is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, 4-0 against the spread following a loss, and 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 road games. The home team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Florida Atlantic has been a cover machine and I expect that to be the case once again here.