Betting on today's Blazers and Golden Hurricane game? Catch the action at Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK, as the Golden Hurricane hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. In this American Athletic matchup, UAB is favored by -3 vs. Tulsa. The over/under for the game is 155.5 points.

UAB BLAZERS VS TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tulsa Golden Hurricane +3

This game will be played at Reynolds Center at 2:00 ET on Sunday, February 11th.

WHY BET THE TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Golden Hurricane.
  • Not only will Tulsa pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Blazers Pull Off a Road Win?

UAB comes into today's game as a three-point favorite, and they have gone 8-4 in games in which they were favored this season. Over the course of their last ten road games, the Blazers have gone 4-6, and they are 4-5 on the road this season.

The Blazers are 15-8 overall, and they have gone 6-3 in American Athletic Conference play. In their last game, they lost to SMU, 72-69, and they have gone 2-3 in their previous five road games.

As the favorite, UAB has struggled against the spread this season, going just 3-8-1. However, their ATS mark is slightly better on the road at 5-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blazers are just 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

UAB's over/under record this season is 13-8 and today's line of 155.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (148.6). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 77.3 points per game, the UAB had a below average performance. They scored 69 points against SMU and had a field goal percentage of 48.2%. The team's top scorer is Eric Gaines, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 12.4, while Yaxel Lendenborg also maintains a PPG average of 12.3 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Blazers' defense is positioned 258th in the country, permitting 75.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. SMU, the Mustangs finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 72 points vs. UAB.

Will the Golden Hurricane Win at Home?

After a loss to North Texas, Tulsa will look to get back on track and improve their 12-10 record. They are 10-4 at home compared to just 1-5 on the road. As the underdog, they are 2-8 compared to 9-1 as the favorite.

At home, the Golden Hurricane have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games, and they are 2-3 in their last five. So far this season, they have gone 3-7 in American Athletic Conference play.

As the underdog this season, Tulsa has gone 3-6-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 8-4-2. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Golden Hurricane have a 3-6-1 ATS record.

Today's over/under line of 155.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Tulsa's games this season (147). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. The average scoring total in their last three games is 147 points.

Tulsa offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 55 points against North Texas. In that game, they made 4/18 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 37.2%. PJ Haggerty is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 19.7. Meanwhile, Cobe Williams also brings a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

Tulsa's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.3 points per game. In today's game vs. UAB, the Tulsa defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Tulsa made 19 free-throws vs. the Golden Hurricane.