UAB at South Alabama - 9/24/20 College Football Picks and Prediction
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UAB Blazers (1-1) at South Alabama Jaguars (1-1)
College Football: Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Hancock Whitney Stadium)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars +6.5 -- Over/Under: 51 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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UAB faces South Alabama on Thursday, September 24th at Hancock Whitney Stadium for a week four NCAA football matchup.
The UAB Blazers were on a bye week in week three of the college football season. UAB is 1-1 on the year, but the team is 0-1 when facing FBS opponents. UAB lost its first road game of the season against Miami by the final score of 31-14 on September 10th. UAB was given multiple chances to make a come back in that game, as Miami made plenty of mistakes that UAB never took advantage of. UAB's only win of the season was over Central Arkansas by the final score of 45-35 at home. UAB is more than capable of winning this next game against South Alabama, and games against tough competition like Miami are always good to have under a team's belt, even if it was a loss.
South Alabama was also off this past week, as the Jaguars were on their bye week. South Alabama is 1-1 on the year, and the team's offense has played well to start the season. South Alabama has scored an average of 28.0 points and accumulated an average of 456 yards through its first two games of the season. South Alabama's last game was against Tulane, and the final score of that game was 27-24 in the favor of Tulane. South Alabama's sole win of the season came against Southern Mississippi on September 3rd, and it was a double-digit victory by the final score of 32-21. South Alabama dropped its home opener against Tulane; therefore, the team will look for its first home win of the season when it takes on UAB in this one.
UAB is a member of Conference-USA, while South Alabama is a member of the Sun-Belt. Neither team has played any conference games this season.
This should be a tight game, and I think both teams have a right to walk away with the win. UAB has not impressed me as much as South Alabama has this season, and because of that, I will take South Alabama to win this game by seven points. This game could go down to the wire, but I like South Alabama to pull away in the end.