UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1-16-23

UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The UAB Blazers will meet with the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in NCAAB action in Murphy Athletic Center, TN, on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 9:00 PM ET.


In their most recent away game, UAB defeated Louisiana Tech to get back on the winning side of things. With a 4-3 record this year, the Blazers are third in the conference and improved to 13-5 overall.


UAB had a six-point lead against Louisiana Tech in the first half but trailed by one at the break.


The Blazers had an early eight-point lead in the second half before falling behind by two points with 9:10 still to play and by eight points with 4:46 left. In the final minutes, UAB outscored Louisiana Tech 19-4 to secure the victory.


The Blazers come into this game averaging 85.8 points per game, which places them third in the country in scoring offense.


UAB is fourth in the nation in rebounding (41.3) and assists (16.3) per game. The Blazers’ scoring defense ranks 258th in the league as they allow 72.3 points per game, which is below average.


Jordan Walker tops the club in scoring and assists with 23.8 points and 4.3 per contest. KJ Buffen (10.6 points, 7.1 rebounds) and Eric Gaines (12.3 points, 4.8 assists) each average double digits.


  • The UAB Blazers are 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 matches. 
  • The total went OVER in 8 of UAB’s last 9 outings. 
  • The Blazers are 12-4 SU in their last 16 matches.

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UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Predictions 1/16/2023


When Middle Tennessee defeated Rice on the road in their previous game, they ended a two-game losing streak. With a 3-3 conference record for the year, the Blue Raiders moved to 10-7 overall and are currently tied for fourth.


Middle Tennessee started the game against Rice with a six-point lead, trailed by as many as 15, and was down by 14 at the break.


With 2:39 remaining, Middle Tennessee went on a 7-0 run to go ahead 65-59, and they held on to win the game.


In the victory, the Blue Raiders forced 14 turnovers while shooting 50% from the floor, including 8 of 22 from three-point range. Eli Lawrence scored 21 points in the win to lead Middle Tennessee.


This year, the Blue Raiders have a dismal offensive performance, scoring 70 points per game to rank 222nd in the country.


Middle Tennessee ranks 328th in assists per game with 11, and 259th in rebounds with 33.7 per game.


By surrendering 65.8 points per game this season, the Blue Raiders outperformed the national average in scoring defense, moving them up to 92nd place overall.


Deandre Dishman, one of the two players producing double figures this season, averages 12.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. The other guy who averages over ten points is Eli Lawrence (12.3).


  • The total went OVER in 8 of Middle Tennessee’s last 11 matches. 
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Middle Tennessee’s last 9 games with UAB. 
  • The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 18-2 SU in their last 20 matches at home.

UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The NCAAB pick for this game is the UAB Blazers. Talk about two teams playing in entirely opposite ways.


This year, UAB is a high-octane attacking club that enjoys running and gunning against the opposition.


Although the Blazers struggled on defense this year, they do boast a trio of players who average double digits, including the explosive Walker.


Middle Tennessee tries to win matches by playing defense, but they give up a lot of points at the free-throw line. The main difference between both teams is that UAB is far better than average at making free throws.


Give the Blazers the advantage in this game since they prevail even on the road. UAB will win to a predicted score of 74-71


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UAB Blazers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 9:00 PM (EDT)


Location: Murphy Athletic Center, TN


Date: Monday, January 16, 2023




NCAAB Odds: UAB Blazers -2.5


NCAAB Totals: 146


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