3rd Quarter Report
The last time UAB and North Texas met, the contest was decided by 20 points, but it sure doesn't look like the final score will be so lopsided this time. A win is still up for grabs for either team after three quarters, but UAB is up 28-25 over North Texas.
UAB have yet to string together two consecutive wins, but this may be their chance. We'll see if they can pull it off.
UAB Blazers @ North Texas Mean Green
Current Records: UAB 4-7, North Texas 4-7
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: DATCU Stadium -- Denton, Texas
- TV: ESPN+
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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- Ticket Cost: $3.00
What to Know
The UAB Blazers and the North Texas Mean Green are set to square off in an American Athletic battle at 2:00 p.m. ET on November 25th at DATCU Stadium. UAB is hoping to put an end to a five-game streak of away losses.
UAB was not the first on the board last Saturday, but they got there more often. They walked away with a 34-24 victory over Temple. The win was just what UAB needed coming off of a 31-6 defeat in their prior contest.
UAB can attribute much of their success to Jermaine Brown Jr., who rushed for 153 yards and a touchdown while picking up 7.7 yards per carry. Jacob Zeno was another key contributor, throwing for 246 yards and a touchdown while completing 71.4% of his passes.
North Texas can finally bid farewell to their four-game losing streak thanks to their game on Saturday. They came out on top against Tulsa by a score of 35-28. The victory was just what North Texas needed coming off of a 45-21 defeat in their prior game.
Oscar Adaway III and Chandler Rogers were among the main playmakers for North Texas as the former rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown while picking up 7.9 yards per carry and the latter threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns. Adaway III really tore up the turf during one magnificent 77-yard run. Ayo Adeyi and his 121 yards on the ground were also a key factor in North Texas' win.
The losses dropped UAB to 4-7 and Temple to 3-8.
Not only did both teams in this Saturday's match win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. Looking ahead, the matchup is expected to be close, with North Texas going off as just a 2-point favorite. Anyone thinking of taking them against the spread should keep this in mind: the team hasn't covered the last four times they've played UAB.
UAB took their victory against North Texas in their previous matchup back in November of 2022 by a conclusive 41-21. The rematch might be a little tougher for UAB since the squad won't have the home-field advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.
North Texas is a slight 2-point favorite against UAB, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Mean Green as a 3-point favorite.
The oddsmakers are expecting fireworks from the offense and set the over/under at a high 73 points.
UAB has won 4 out of their last 5 games against North Texas.
- Nov 12, 2022 - UAB 41 vs. North Texas 21
- Sep 18, 2021 - UAB 40 vs. North Texas 6
- Nov 30, 2019 - UAB 26 vs. North Texas 21
- Oct 20, 2018 - UAB 29 vs. North Texas 21
- Sep 23, 2017 - North Texas 46 vs. UAB 43
Injury Report for North Texas
- Isaiah Johnson: doubtful (Leg)
- Ikaika Ragsdale: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
Injury Report for UAB
- Isaiah Jacobs: Out for the Season (Knee)
- Iverson Hooks: Out for the Season (Knee)
- J.C. Sivley: Out for the Season (Knee)