UAB Blazers vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (14-14) at UAB Blazers (23-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Bartow Arena)
The Line: UAB Blazers -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UAB Blazers will host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers this Saturday.
The UAB Blazers come into this season with a 23-5 record and are currently 1st in the Conference USA. The Blazers have won their last 2 games against Middle Tennessee State and Marshall. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Chris Cokley who is averaging 13.7 points per game and 6.6 rebounds. Robert Brown is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 3.2 assists.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers come into this game with a 14-14 record and are currently 9th in the Conference USA. The Hilltoppers have won their past 2 games with their most recent being a 78-72 won over Middle Tennessee State. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Hilltoppers has been Justin Johnson who is averaging 15.3 points per game and 7.6 rebounds. Aaron Cosby is second on the team with 12.7 points per game and 3.7 rebounds.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games. The Hilltoppers are 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games following a win. UAB is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following a win. The Blazers are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games after allowing more than 90 points in their previous games.
The UAB Blazers have had a great season and are currently 1st in the Conference USA. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been playing well winning their past 2 games. The UAB Blazers should have no problem winning this game at home and covering.