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

    The Blazers are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -7.5) versus the Owls. The over/under for this matchup is 64.5 points.

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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 -108 -112 64.5 -110 -110 -301 +241

    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.
    • UAB games have gone over the point total on six of 10 occasions (60%).

    UAB Stats & Insights

    • Despite having a bottom-25 defense that ranks 19th-worst in the FBS (419.8 yards allowed per game), UAB has had more success on offense, ranking 30th in the FBS offensively putting up 437.9 yards per game.
    • With 37.4 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks third-worst in the FBS, UAB has had to lean on their 65th-ranked offense (28.3 points per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • 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).
    • With 206.9 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks fifth-worst in the FBS, UAB has been forced to rely on their 83rd-ranked running game (144.3 rushing yards per contest) to keep them in games.
    • In addition to a 51.6% third-down percentage allowed on defense, which ranks worst in the FBS, UAB has put up the 69th-ranked third-down percentage (38.8%) on offense.
    • With 16 forced turnovers (39th in the FBS) against 20 turnovers committed (122nd in the FBS), UAB (-4) owns the 98th-ranked turnover margin 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 tossing 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.
    • This season, Isaiah Jacobs has carried the ball 55 times for 249 yards (24.9 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Tejhaun Palmer has hauled in 37 catches for 635 yards (63.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone five times as a receiver.
    • Amare Thomas has reeled in 48 passes while averaging 42.1 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Desmond Little has collected five sacks to lead the team, while also recording four TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Jackson Bratton is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 48 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks.
    • BJ Mayes has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 27 tackles and three passes defended to his name.

    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 year (0-5).
    • Temple games have gone over the point total in five out of nine opportunities (55.6%).

    Temple Pick Insights

    • Temple ranks 84th in total yards per game (363.2), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 13th-worst in the FBS with 435.1 total yards allowed per contest.
    • This season has been ugly for Temple on both sides of the ball, as it is posting just 20.8 points per game (23rd-worst) and allowing 34.9 points per game (10th-worst).
    • From an offensive angle, Temple is posting 266.7 passing yards per game (37th-ranked). It ranks 94th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (242 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Temple has been unproductive on both offense and defense in terms of rushing this season, ranking 11th-worst in rushing yards (96.5 per game) and eighth-worst in rushing yards allowed (193.1 per game).
    • Temple has been struggling on third down, ranking 22nd-worst with a 44.3% third-down conversion percentage allowed per game. It has been more effective offensively, generating a 38.6% third-down rate (71st-ranked).
    • At -18, Temple sports the worst turnover margin in the FBS this season.

    Temple’s Best Players

    • E.J. Warner leads Temple with 2,423 yards on 204-of-352 passing with 19 touchdowns compared to 10 interceptions this season.
    • Joquez Smith is his team’s leading rusher with 68 carries for 311 yards, or 31.1 per game. He’s found paydirt one time on the ground, as well.
    • Darvon Hubbard has run for 288 yards across 66 carries, scoring two touchdowns. He’s chipped in with 22 catches for 216 yards.
    • Amad Anderson Jr. has racked up 478 receiving yards on 30 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
    • David Martin-Robinson has racked up 457 receiving yards (45.7 yards per game) and three touchdowns on 35 receptions.
    • Zae Baines has racked up 385 reciving yards (38.5 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Diwun Black has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has five TFL and 28 tackles.
    • Jordan Magee, Temple’s leading tackler, has 75 tackles, 10 TFL, and 3.5 sacks this year.
    • Tywan Francis leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 62 tackles, two TFL, and three passes defended.

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