UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners 2-16-23 NCAA Basketball Prediction, Bets and Odds

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners 2/16/23 – Conference USA will host action on Thursday night when the UAB Blazers take on Texas’ UTEP Miners. UAB is currently 18-8 overall and 9-6 in conference play. UTEP is a lower than 0.500 game overall, at 12-13 and only 5-9 in Conference USA. The UAB Blazers are going to win this game as predicted by the most-trusted NCAAB betting systems.

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners 

Date & Time: Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: Don Haskins Center

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners Betting Odds


Moneyline: -225

Spread: -5.5 (-105)

Total: 138.5 over (-105)


Moneyline: +205

Spread: -5.5 (-105)

Total: 138.5 under (-105)

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners Analysis

UAB Blazers has enjoyed a successful season. The Blazers are currently at 18-8 and 9-6 in Conference USA. UAB has won 5 of its last 6 games and the Blazers have won 4 of their last 4 home matches. UAB’s defense is the key to their success. The Blazers have held teams to just 41.4% this year. Jordan Walker is UAB’s leading scorer, scoring 22.5 points per contest. Trey Jemison is the Blazers’ leading rebounder, averaging 8 rebounds each game. UAB’s leader in assists is Eric Gaines, who averages 4.8 assists per match.

This season, UTEP has been inconsistent. The Miners are at 12-13 and Conference USA is at 5-9. UTEP also lost five of its last six games. The Miners’ offense has been shaky all season. UTEP is shooting only 27.8% from 3-point range and they have also failed to score more than 55 points in three of their six games. Tae Hardy is UTEP’s top scorer, averaging 13 points per contest. Calvin Solomon is the Miners’ leading rebounder, averaging 6.3 rebounds a game. Shamar Givance is the team’s leading assists, averaging 4.1 assists each game.

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners Against the Spread

UAB are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 games. The total has gone OVER in 12 of UAB’s last 17 games. UAB are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games. UAB are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against UTEP. UAB are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games against UTEP.

UTEP Miners are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. UTEP are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games. The total has gone OVER in 10 of UTEP’s last 15 games against UAB. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UTEP’s last 5 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UTEP’s last 7 games when playing at home against UAB.

UAB Blazers vs UTEP Miners Free Pick

UAB had a great year and the Blazers are in good form. UAB’s solid defense will be key to this matchup. The best college basketball betting strategies are in favor of a win for the UAB Blazers in this game.

Free Pick: UAB Blazers -5.5 (-105)