UAB at Southern Mississippi 11/9/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 3:30 PM (M.M. Roberts Stadium )

SOMIS -8.5 Total 49

TV: NFL

The UAB Blazers visit M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Saturday to play the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The Blazers fell to 6-2 on the season following their 30-7 loss Saturday to the Tennessee Volunteers. UAB trailed 23-0 at the half and did not score until the fourth quarter. Tyler Johnston III committed four turnovers in the loss that resulted in 20 points for Tennessee. 

Tyler Johnston III has thrown for 1,899 yards, 15 touchdowns and 13 interceptions for UAB. Spencer Brown leads the Blazers in rushing with 262 yards and three touchdowns, while Austin Watkins is the leading receiver with 689 yards and five touchdowns. The leading tackler for UAB is Kristopher Moll with 62.

Southern Mississippi had a bye this week and defeated the Rice Owls 20-6 in their last game before the bye. Kevin Perkins rushed for two touchdowns in the win. The Golden Eagles defense held Rice to eight yards rushing and 131 passing. The defense sacked the quarterback eight led by the 3 ½ from Jacques Turner.  

Jack Abraham has thrown for 2,470 yards, 13 touchdowns and nine interceptions to lead Southern Miss. The leading rusher is Kevin Perkins with 350 yards and two touchdowns. Quez Watkins leads all receivers with 697 yards and three touchdowns. Ky’el Hemby is the leading tackler for the Golden Eagles with 58.

UAB is 5-2 ATS in its last 7

The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Blazers last 5 on turf

Southern Mississippi is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 on turf

The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Golden Eagles last 6 following a win straight up

Southern Mississippi has had its problems covering the number head-to-head with UAB. The Golden Eagles have failed to cover the number in 6 of the last 8 overall against UAB and each of the last 4 at home against the Blazers. UAB has covered the nut in 8 of its last 11 following a loss ATS. Final Score Prediction, UAB Blazers win and cover ATS 23-20

David’s Pick UAB Blazers +8.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.