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Liberty at UAB 10/2/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

UAB Blazers vs Liberty Flames Odds & Info

Game UAB Blazers vs Liberty Flames
Date & Time Saturday October 2, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Protective Stadium, Birmingham, AL
Latest odds
UAB -2 ; O/U 49.5
TV Channel
CBSSN

The Liberty Flames visit Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday to play the UAB Blazers. Liberty dropped to 3-1 following a 24-21 loss to Syracuse on Friday night.  Syracuse kicked a field goal as time ran out to defeat the Flames by three. Liberty quarterback Malik Willis passed for 205 yards with three touchdowns. Liberty held Syracuse to 305 yards of total offense and the Flames gained 369 yards of total offense.

Liberty quarterback Malik Willis has passed for 818 yards with 10 touchdowns and has not yet been intercepted but has been sacked 14 times. Willis is also the leading rusher with 274 yards and four touchdowns. Wide receiver Demario Douglas is the leading receiver with 247 yards and three touchdowns receptions. On defense, linebacker Storey Jackson is the leading tackler with 31 and defensive tackle Kendy Charles has a team-high 4.5 quarterback sacks.

UAB improved to 3-1 following a 28-21 victory over Tulane on Saturday night. The Blazers were led by quarterback Dylan Hopkins who passed for 240 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Running back DeWayne McBride rushed for 111 yards and receiver Gerrit Prince caught six passes for 65 yards and two touchdowns. UAB held Tulane to 395 yards of total offense and forced four Green Wave turnovers.

UAB quarterback Dylan Hopkins has passed for 501 yards with seven touchdowns and one interception while the leading rusher is DeWayne McBride with 279 yards and one touchdown. Gerrit Prince leads all receivers for UAB with 269 yards and five touchdowns receptions. On defense, safety Will Boler is the leading tackler with 22 and linebacker Deshaun Oliver Jr is the leader in quarterback sacks 1.5.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Liberty is 11-1 ATS in its last 12
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Flames last 7
  • UAB is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Blazers last 6

Free NCAAF Pick:

Liberty Flames +2

Liberty is coming off a disappointing loss to Syracuse but the Flames played well enough to defeat the Orange. UAB defeated Tulane in its most recent outing but gave up 395 yards of total offense. In addition, UAB was sloppy with the ball turning it over twice and will face a much more difficult time against Liberty as the Flames are allowing an average of only 17.8 points per game. Liberty has covered the nut in 11 of its last 12. Final Score Prediction, Liberty Flames win and cover ATS 31-17.

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