UAB Blazers vs Georgia Southern Eagles 9-9-23

UAB Blazers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles 9/9/23 NCAAF Week 2 Odds, Prediction, and Tips

UAB Blazers (1-0) vs. Georgia Southern Eagles (1-0)

UAB Blazers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles 9/9/23Two teams with 1-0 records will clash at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on September 9, 2023, to decide who will continue their winning streak. Kicking off at 6:00 PM ET and aired live on ESP+, the UAB Blazers and the Georgia Southern Eagles are set to offer an exciting match-up that will test their early-season form.


The Blazers are off to an excellent start this season with a win already under their belt. Their key player, Jermaine Brown Jr., the running back, has put on a performance worth noting. With 6 rushing attempts, he has accumulated 47 rushing yards, averaging a strong 7.8 yards per rush and scoring two touchdowns. Wide Receiver Fred Farrier II is another weapon in the Blazers’ arsenal. Farrier has 4 receptions and 54 receiving yards so far, showcasing his ability to stretch the field with a long reception of 28 yards.


The Eagles also opened their season with a win and aim to keep the momentum going. Jalen White, their lead running back, has been phenomenal. With 19 rushing attempts for 125 yards, he has an average of 6.6 yards per rush and has found the end zone once. On the receiving end, Derwin Burgess Jr. adds firepower to the Eagles’ passing game with 6 receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown. Check out our free expert football picks for more insights.

UAB Blazers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles Game Info

When: Saturday, September 9, 2023, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium
Stream: SofaScore

Jacob Zeno QB vs. Davis Brin QB

The quarterback battle in this matchup will likely be a key factor in deciding the outcome. UAB’s Jacob Zeno has been nearly impeccable, completing 38 of 41 attempts for 291 yards. What stands out is his staggering 92.7% completion rate, 7.1 yards per pass, and a 176.5 passer rating. Even more impressive is that he has yet to be sacked or intercepted this season.


On the other hand, Davis Brin for Georgia Southern has also had a good start. He’s completed 27 out of 36 passes for 244 yards with a completion percentage of 75. However, Brin has been intercepted once and sacked twice, losing 9 yards in the process. Despite a commendable 144.7 passer rating, he falls short when compared to Zeno’s numbers.


Odds/Point Spread: UAB Blazers +235, Total Odds: 62.5

The betting odds show UAB Blazers as the underdogs with a Spread of +7.5 (-115), a Moneyline of +235, and an Over/Under of 62.5 o (-110). For Georgia Southern, the Spread stands at -7.5 (-105), the Moneyline at -280, and the Over/Under at 62.5 u (-110).


UAB Blazers Betting Trends

The Blazers have had a mixed bag in terms of betting trends. They are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games but have gone 4-1 SU in their last 5 games. Notably, they’ve struggled on the road, going 0-6 ATS. However, they seem to perform well against Sun Belt conference teams, holding a 4-1 ATS record. Additionally, their games in September have consistently gone UNDER the total in the last 5 matches.


Georgia Southern Eagles  Betting Trends

The Eagles’ betting trends are less than inspiring. They are 1-5 ATS and 2-4 SU in their last 6 games. However, they’ve fared better at home, going 5-2 SU in their last 7 games. September appears to be a good month for them, boasting a 4-1 SU record. Also, the UNDER has hit in 5 of their last 6 games played in week 2.


UAB Blazers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles 9/9/23 Betting Picks

Upon analyzing all the data and performance statistics, it’s hard to look past the UAB Blazers. Despite being underdogs, their quarterback Jacob Zeno has been exceptional, and their recent SU wins suggest they could pull off an upset. Taking into account the trends, key players, and especially the quarterback stats, it appears likely that the UAB Blazers may not only cover the spread but possibly win outright. Therefore, UAB Blazers are the better pick, and there’s value in taking the Moneyline at +235. For more insights, check out our free expert sports picks today.

Free Pick and Prediction: UAB Blazers will win 34-27.


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