The No.6 LSU Tigers may have ruined their chances of making it to the College Football Playoff, but there is a chance a two-loss team eventually breaks through. If that team is to be LSU, they need to beat UAB at home. It’s not a tall task here, as the Tigers are heavily favored. However, with Texas A&M and No. 1 Georgia in the next two weeks, there’s danger of the dreaded “look-ahead.”. UAB is 1-3 in its last four games and little more than a punching bag in this one.
The oddsmakers aren’t giving the Blazers much chance to win at +450 on the Moneyline and +14½ on the spread. The full game total is 52.
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Things were going fairly well early in the year, as the UAB Blazers were 4-2 record through six games. Since then, a downward slide, UAB not at .500 (5-5) with two games left. Led by interim coach Bryant Vincent, UAB did snap a three-game slide last out, but the Blazers still look like a team that’s largely playing out the string.
The Blazers are a rush-heavy offense led by running back DeWayne McBride. He has gone over 120 yards rushing in every game this season, 1,407 yards in total. Jermain Brown Jr. has contributed 689 yards (four touchdowns).
We can’t necessarily rely on UAB’s rankings, as they play a weaker schedule than LSU. The Tigers are by far the best team UAB has faced this season, Even against Group of Five teams, UAB is 1-4 ATS in the last five.
Tigers SEC West Champions
LSU will use this as a prep ahead of its regular-season finale against Texas A&M in Week 13. Despite a close call against Arkansas last week, LSU’s a far superior team to anything Conference USA has to offer, especially not the sixth-place Blazers.
Quarterback Jayden Daniels struggled against Arkansas (86 yards, one interception). However, last week was a blip. Expect Daniels to flirt with 300 yards, LSU to lead wire-to-wire en route to an ATS win.
UAB vs LSU Game Injuries
UAB vs LSU Head-to-Head
The Blazers and Tigers have met twice before. Back in 2013, LSU was a 56-17 winner, while in 2000, UAB was a 13-10 winner at LSU.
UAB vs LSU Game Information
- Game: UAB (5-5, 3-4 in C-USA) vs LSU (8-2, 6-1 in SEC)
- Day/Time: Saturday, Nov. 19th, 9:00 p.m. ET
- Location: Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA
- UAB vs LSU Live Stream: ESPN
UAB vs LSU Betting Lines
UAB vs LSU Picks & Prediction
Provided that LSU does not overlook UAB, this game should be a breeze to cover. UAB is 0-5 ATS in their last five games against the SEC 0-4 on the road. Meanwhile, LSU is 3-1 ATS in their previous four games, 5-1 at home.
LSU is out to exploit UAB’s weak rushing defense, earning a fourth ATS win in five weeks.
With an outside chance to crawl back in playoff contention, motivation won’t be an issue.
The UAB Blazers are listed at +450 in our Vegas NCAAF lines. This means that if you wager $100 on UAB, you have a chance to win $450. The LSU Tigers are -600, offering a chance to win $17 on a $100 wager.
The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives UAB an 18.18% chance to win, with LSU at 85.71%.