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    One of the best running backs in college football will be on display when Dewayne McBride and the UAB Blazers (3-2) host the Charlotte 49ers (1-5) on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

    The Blazers are expected to win by at least two TDs (currently -24) versus the 49ers. The over/under for this matchup is 63.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for UAB vs. Charlotte

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: STADIUM
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Stadium: Protective Stadium
    Blazers vs 49ers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Blazers -24 -110 -110 63.5 -112 -110 -3114 +1185

    UAB Betting Insights

    • Charlotte is 1-5-0 against the spread this year.
    • Charlotte is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 24 points or greater this year.
    • Charlotte has gone over in five of their six games with a set total (83.3%).

    UAB Stats & Insights

    • UAB has the 43rd-ranked offense this season (437.4 yards per game), and has been even better defensively, ranking 23rd-best with just 317.6 yards allowed per game.
    • UAB ranks 36th in points scored this year (34.6 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with 16.8 points allowed per game.
    • While UAB ranks 25th-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 200.4 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation with the defense, which ranks 13th-best (168.6 passing yards per game allowed).
    • UAB ranks 79th in run defense this season (149.0 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 237.0 rushing yards per game.
    • UAB is putting up a 44.8% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 40th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 79th, allowing a 39.7% third-down percentage.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (30th in the FBS) against six turnovers committed (38th in the FBS), UAB (+4) has the 26th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    UAB’s Best Players

    • Dylan Hopkins has thrown for 939 yards (187.8 ypg) to lead UAB, completing 67% of his passes and recording five touchdown passes compared to one interception this season.
    • McBride has carried the ball 87 times for a team-high 641 yards on the ground and has found the end zone nine times as a runner.
    • Jermaine Brown Jr. has carried the ball 53 times for 378 yards (75.6 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Trea Shropshire’s 314 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 21 times and has collected 11 receptions and two touchdowns.
    • Tejhaun Palmer has grabbed 13 passes while averaging 44.4 yards per game.
    • TJ Jones’ 16 grabs are good enough for 105 yards.
    • Kelle Sanders has 2.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 1.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Tyler Taylor is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 27 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Jaylen Key has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 16 tackles and two passes defended.

    Charlotte Betting Insights

    • Charlotte is 1-5-0 against the spread this year.
    • Charlotte is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 24-point underdogs.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of Charlotte’s six games with a set total.

    Charlotte Stats & Insights

    • Charlotte ranks 88th in total yards per game (378.3), but it has been worse defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 538.3 total yards conceded per contest.
    • Charlotte ranks 90th in points per game (25.8), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking worst in the FBS with 46.3 points allowed per contest.
    • Charlotte ranks 28th in passing yards per game (284.3), but it has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-worst in the FBS with 285.0 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • Charlotte has lots of room to improve in the running game, as it ranks 13th-worst in rushing yards per game (94.0) and third-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (253.3).
    • Charlotte ranks 70th in third-down conversion rate (39.2%) on offense, but it has been less effective defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with a 51.4% third-down percentage allowed.
    • At -2, Charlotte sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with six forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (62nd in the FBS).

    Charlotte’s Best Players

    • Chris Reynolds has compiled 1,075 yards (179.2 per game) while completing 64.8% of his passes and collecting 13 touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • Shadrick Byrd has rushed 68 times for 275 yards, with one touchdown.
    • Chavon McEachern has run for 168 yards across 44 attempts, scoring one touchdown.
    • Elijah Spencer’s 538 receiving yards (89.7 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 28 catches on 44 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Grant Dubose has put together a 429-yard season so far with seven touchdowns. He’s caught 35 passes on 59 targets.
    • Victor Tucker’s 45 targets have resulted in 30 catches for 271 yards and five touchdowns.
    • Amir Siddiq paces the team with 2.0 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Charlotte’s top-tackler, Prince Bemah, has 14 tackles and one sack this year.
    • B.J. Turner has a team-high one interception to go along with eight tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended.
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