Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. UAB Blazers C-USA Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

The No. 1 seed Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (19-6) and the No. 2 seed UAB Blazers (22-6) will look to advance in the C-USA tournament on Friday as they meet in the semifinals of the conference tournament at 12:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. Western Kentucky is listed as a 1.5-point favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Western Kentucky vs UAB Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Western Kentucky -1.5 -110 -110 135.5 -115 -105 -125 105

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Point Total Insights

  • In 16 of its 25 games this season (64%), Western Kentucky and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 135.5.
  • In 28.6% of UAB games this season (8/28), the total points scored was more than Friday’s total of 135.5.
  • The two teams combine to average 147.1 points per game, 11.6 more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Hilltoppers average 14.0 more points per game (74.1) than the Blazers allow (60.1).
  • The Blazers put up an average of 73 points per game, just 4.5 more points than the 68.5 the Hilltoppers allow to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    Western Kentucky vs UAB (Last 3 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/9/2020 Western Kentucky -1.5 134.5 -125 +103 Regular Season 72-62
    2/28/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-67
    2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-60

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    Western Kentucky Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Hilltoppers have covered 13 times in 20 contests.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Hilltoppers have struggled to a 3-4 record ATS this season.
  • Western Kentucky has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 0 times in 20 contests (0%).
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    Western Kentucky Leaders

    Hilltoppers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Charles Bassey 14 16.4 11.6 0.5 0.5 2.9 0.2
    Taveion Hollingsworth 16 15.3 2.9 2.1 1.3 0.1 0.8
    Jordan Rawls 16 8.6 1.9 1.6 0.6 0.0 1.4
    Josh Anderson 12 7.8 3.3 0.6 1.9 0.6 0.3
    Carson Williams 14 6.6 5.2 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.5

    UAB Betting Data

  • UAB has a 15-7 record against the spread, covering in 68.2% of their contests.
  • The Blazers have fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 8-3 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • In most of Blazers games this year, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 22 games, 0%).
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    UAB Leaders

    Blazers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Tavin Lovan 11 11.9 4.1 1.7 1.3 0.0 0.1
    Jalen Benjamin 11 11.6 1.3 1.3 0.9 0.0 2.4
    Tyreek Scott-Grayson 11 9.4 2.7 1.5 1.6 0.9 0.8
    Kassim Nicholson 11 7.1 6.3 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.4
    Koby Jeffries 6 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
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