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    The Temple Owls (3-7) play on Saturday at 3:00 PM ET at Protective Stadium versus the UAB Blazers (3-7).

    The Blazers are significant favorites (-7.5) in their matchup versus the Owls, with the over/under at 64.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Blazers are -330 and the Owls are +265.)

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    Game Info for UAB vs. Temple

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Stadium: Protective Stadium
    UAB vs Temple Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UAB -7.5 -113 -107 64.5 -110 -110 -330 +265

    UAB Pick Insights

    • UAB has posted a 5-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • UAB is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of UAB’s 10 games with a set total.

    UAB Stats & Insights

    • Despite having a bottom-25 defense that ranks 19th-worst in the FBS (419.8 yards allowed per game), UAB has played better on the other side of the ball, ranking 30th in the FBS offensively putting up 437.9 yards per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 scoring defense that ranks third-worst in the FBS (37.4 points allowed per game), UAB has played better on offense, ranking 65th in the FBS by totaling 28.3 points per game.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, UAB has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 16th-best in the FBS by averaging 293.6 per game. The Blazers rank 45th on defense (212.9 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 run defense that ranks fifth-worst in the FBS (206.9 rushing yards allowed per game), UAB has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 83rd in the FBS by putting up 144.3 rushing yards per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks worst in the FBS (51.6% third-down percentage), UAB has played better on the other side of the ball, ranking 69th in the FBS by putting up a 38.8% third-down percentage.
    • With 16 forced turnovers (39th in the FBS) against 20 turnovers committed (122nd in the FBS), UAB’s -4-4 turnover margin ranks 98th in college football.

    UAB’s Best Players

    • Jacob Zeno has thrown for 2,595 yards (259.5 ypg) to lead UAB, completing 74.8% of his passes and collecting 17 touchdown passes compared to nine interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 154 rushing yards on 78 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Jermaine Brown Jr. has carried the ball 120 times for a team-high 534 yards (53.4 per game) with nine scores. He has also caught 35 passes for 349 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Isaiah Jacobs has been handed the ball 55 times this year and racked up 249 yards (24.9 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Tejhaun Palmer’s leads his squad with 635 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 37 catches (out of 53 targets) and scored five touchdowns.
    • Amare Thomas has put together a 421-yard season so far with three touchdowns, reeling in 48 passes on 59 targets.
    • Desmond Little has racked up five sacks to lead the team, while also recording four TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Jackson Bratton, UAB’s leading tackler, has 48 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • BJ Mayes has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 27 tackles and three passes defended.

    Temple Betting Insights

    • Temple is just 2-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • Temple has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 7.5 points or more this season (0-5).
    • Five of Temple’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (55.6%).

    Temple Pick Insights

    • Temple ranks 84th in total yards per game (363.2), but it has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-worst in the FBS with 435.1 total yards allowed per contest.
    • This season has been hard for Temple on both sides of the ball, as it is putting up just 20.8 points per game (23rd-worst) and surrendering 34.9 points per game (10th-worst).
    • Temple is generating 266.7 passing yards per contest on offense this season (37th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 242 passing yards per contest (94th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been hard for Temple on both sides of the ball, as it is posting just 96.5 rushing yards per game (11th-worst) and ceding 193.1 rushing yards per game (eighth-worst).
    • Temple’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, ceding a 44.3% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 22nd-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 71st with a 44.3% third-down rate.
    • At -18, Temple sports the worst turnover margin in the FBS this season.

    Temple’s Best Players

    • E.J. Warner has compiled 2,423 yards (242.3 per game) while completing 58% of his passes and tossing 19 touchdown passes with 10 interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Joquez Smith, has carried the ball 68 times for 311 yards (31.1 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Darvon Hubbard has racked up 288 yards on 66 carries with two touchdowns, while also catching 22 passes for 216 yards.
    • Amad Anderson Jr. has collected 30 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 478 (47.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 52 times and has one touchdown.
    • David Martin-Robinson has 35 receptions (on 52 targets) for a total of 457 yards (45.7 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Zae Baines’ 61 targets have resulted in 29 catches for 385 yards and one touchdown.
    • Diwun Black paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 28 tackles.
    • Jordan Magee, Temple’s top tackler, has 75 tackles, 10 TFL, and 3.5 sacks this year.
    • Tywan Francis has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 62 tackles, two TFL, and three passes defended to his name.
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