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    On Saturday at 12:00 PM ET, the Memphis Tigers (4-2) will visit the UAB Blazers (2-5).

    The Blazers are expected to lose (currently +7) against the Tigers (with an over/under of 62 points).

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    Game Info for Memphis vs. UAB

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Stadium: Protective Stadium
    Memphis vs UAB Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Memphis -7 -110 -110 62 -110 -110 -274 +218

    Memphis Pick Insights

    • Memphis has covered the spread once in five games this season.
    • Memphis has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was favored by 7 points or more this season.
    • Memphis games with a set total have hit the over three times this season (60%).

    Memphis Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Memphis ranks 42nd in the FBS with 426.8 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 62nd in total defense (369.5 yards allowed per contest).
    • Memphis is compiling 34 points per game on offense, which ranks them 33rd in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 50th, allowing 23 points per game.
    • Offensively, Memphis ranks 27th in the FBS with 284.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 59th in passing yards allowed per contest (218.8).
    • Memphis is totaling 142.5 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 81st in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 82nd, surrendering 150.7 rushing yards per game.
    • On defense, Memphis has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking eighth-best by allowing a 28.6% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 88th (37.8% third-down percentage).
    • With eight forced turnovers (80th in the FBS) against nine turnovers committed (61st in the FBS), Memphis’ -1-1 turnover margin ranks 76th in college football.

    Memphis’ Best Players

    • Seth Henigan has 1,697 pass yards for Memphis, completing 66.1% of his passes and collecting 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 129 rushing yards (21.5 ypg) on 50 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Blake Watson has carried the ball 82 times for a team-high 468 yards (78 per game) with six scores. He has also caught 26 passes for 233 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Sutton Smith has been handed the ball 35 times this year and racked up 169 yards (28.2 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Roc Taylor has hauled in 34 receptions for 507 yards (84.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone two times as a receiver.
    • DeMeer Blankumsee has caught 25 passes while averaging 59.5 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Andres Fox has racked up 1.5 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up one TFL and eight tackles.
    • Memphis’ top-tackler, Chandler Martin, has 43 tackles, five TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Cameron Smith leads the team with one interception, while also putting up 16 tackles and one pass defended.

    UAB Betting Insights

    • UAB’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • UAB is a 2-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 7 points or more this year.
    • Four of UAB’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (57.1%).

    UAB Pick Insights

    • UAB ranks 36th in total yards per game (437.6), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with 428.4 total yards allowed per contest.
    • UAB’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, conceding 36.6 points per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 56th with 30.1 points per contest.
    • UAB’s pass offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 24th-best in the FBS with 294 passing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is allowing 226.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 69th.
    • UAB ranks 79th in rushing yards per game (143.6), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS with 202.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • UAB ranks 56th in third-down conversion percentage (41.5%) on offense, but it has been worse defensively, ranking worst in the FBS with a 53.9% third-down percentage allowed.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (14th in the FBS) and 12 turnovers committed (101st in the FBS) this season, UAB ranks 50th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

    UAB’s Best Players

    • Jacob Zeno has put up 1,905 passing yards, or 272.1 per game, so far this season. He has completed 74.4% of his passes and has collected 12 touchdowns with six interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 19.3 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner four times.
    • The team’s top rusher, Jermaine Brown Jr., has carried the ball 70 times for 327 yards (46.7 per game), with eight touchdowns this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 261 receiving yards (37.3 per game) on 25 catches.
    • Isaiah Jacobs has run for 249 yards across 55 carries, scoring three touchdowns.
    • Tejhaun Palmer has totaled 25 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 386 (55.1 yards per game). He’s been targeted 36 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Amare Thomas has totaled 326 receiving yards (46.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 35 receptions.
    • Desmond Little leads the team with three sacks, and also has two TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Keondre Swoopes is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s collected 37 tackles and one interception.
    • BJ Mayes has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 21 tackles and three passes defended.
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