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UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars NCAA Football Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Game Analysis and Odds (Saturday, December 18th, 2021)

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars

The 2021-22 Independence Bowl is all set to take place between the UAB Blazers and the BYU Cougars as they enter the Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana for this exciting game. The Blazers finished second in the Conference-USA West after their last success. The Cougars completed their regular season at the second spot in the Independents (FBS). Both teams have performed well in their respective conference but it’s entirely the defensive gameplay that will help them to win this bowl.

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars Betting Information

Date: Saturday, December 18, 2021
Time: 3:30 PM ET
Location: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
TV Coverage: ABC

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars Betting Odds

UAB +8.5 (-107) 55.5 o (-107) +274
Cougars -8.5 (-107) 55.5 u (-107) -316
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UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Blazers won six of their eight conference games and finished their regular season with an 8-4 overall record. UAB will try to make it past the Cougars but it’s not going to be an easy task. The Cougars are coming into this game after finishing their regular season with a 10-2 overall record. BYU recorded only two defeats the entire season.

Blazers To Depend On Hopkins

There is no doubt that the Blazers will depend on Dylan Hopkins to lead them to victory. Hopkins is completing close to 65 percent of his passing attempts and has recorded 2085 passing yards with six interceptions and 15 TDs. Gerrit Prince and Trea Shropshire are the other notable players on the team. The Blazers are giving up 22.8 points from the defensive end but they will still need extra support with their offense.

Cougars Win Last Five To Become Bowl Eligible

The Cougars pushed their way through towards the end and won their last five games of the regular season. BYU completed just one game behind the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and stayed ahead of the Army Black Knights. Jaren Hall is completing 63.9 percent of his passing attempts and has covered 2583 yards with 20 TDs and five interceptions. The Cougars are giving up 24.3 points to opponents on the average per game.

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars Against the Spread

The ATS for the Blazers is 4-1 in the last five games and 3-0-1 in their last four overall games as the underdog. The Cougars are holding an ATS of 2-7 in the last nine games and 2-5 ATS in the last seven overall. The Over has cashed in four of the five last games for the Blazers and four of the five last games for the Cougars.  

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars CashBet Free Pick

The football postseason bets have predicted the Blazers to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The Blazers are doing better from the defensive end and they have all the odds on their side. Take the Blazers to secure this bowl game.

UAB Blazers vs. BYU Cougars CashBet Best Bet: UAB Blazers.


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