A Conference USA battle is on tap Saturday between the UAB Blazers and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at 1:30 p.m. ET at Legion Field. UAB is 3-1 overall and 2-0 at home, while WKU is 1-3 overall and 1-1 on the road. The Hilltoppers are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games following a straight-up win. The Blazers, meanwhile, are 10-2 against the spread when facing a team with a losing record.
The Blazers are favored by 13.5-points in the latest UAB vs. Western Kentucky odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 44.5. Before you make any Western Kentucky vs. UAB picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Western Kentucky vs. UAB. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college football odds from William Hill and trends for Western Kentucky vs. UAB:
- Western Kentucky vs. UAB spread: UAB -13.5
- Western Kentucky vs. UAB over-under: 44.5 points
- Western Kentucky vs. UAB money line: UAB -550, WKY +425
What you need to know about Western Kentucky
The Hilltoppers are coming off a 38-14 loss against Marshall last week. Western Kentucky gave up 38 straight points to open the game, even though the Hilltoppers only trailed Marshall 343-294 in yards gained. Western Kentucky coughed up three turnovers in the loss.
Quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome has passed for 559 yards and six touchdowns in the Hilltoppers' 1-3 start. Pigrome also leads Western Kentucky in rushing, carrying the ball 54 times for 225 yards.
What you need to know about UAB
Running back Spencer Brown has rushed for 450 yards and five touchdowns in 2020. Quarterback Bryson Lucero has thrown for 652 yards and six touchdowns this season. The Blazers are also stout against the pass, allowing just 152.3 air yards per game this season.
How to make Western Kentucky vs. UAB picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, predicting that Pigrome is held to less than 210 yards of total offense. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that hits in over 70 percent of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
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