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The Charlotte 49ers should come into this matchup well-rested after a week off from action. Charlotte and the UAB Blazers will face off in a Conference USA battle at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Protective Stadium. Allowing an average of 46.33 points per game, the 49ers have been asleep on the defensive side of the ball and will need to wake up before the game.
Two weeks ago, Charlotte was within a late touchdown of stealing the win, but they took the “L” against the UTEP Miners 41-35. WR Elijah Spencer put forth a good effort for the losing side as he caught seven passes for one TD and 160 yards.
Meanwhile, UAB turned the game against the Middle Tenn. Blue Raiders into a track meet and took the gold after outgaining them 581 yards to 333. UAB blew past Middle Tenn. 41-14 last week. The team ran away with 38 points in the first half and mostly just sat on those in the second to pick up the victory. RB DeWayne McBride had a stellar game for the Blazers as he rushed for three TDs and 120 yards on 12 carries.
The 49ers are the clear underdogs, so they’re hoping it’s the size of the fight that determines this one. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the squad is 1-3 ATS when expected to lose.
UAB’s win lifted them to 3-2 while Charlotte’s defeat dropped them down to 1-5. We’ll see if UAB can repeat their recent success or if Charlotte bounces back and reverse their fortune.
6️⃣ wins in a row at 🏠#WinAsOne pic.twitter.com/n35gahR7iM
6️⃣ wins at 🏠#WinAsOne pic.twitter.com/6aChkB6UYs
6️⃣ – 0 at home 🏠 #WinAsOne pic.twitter.com/aUxjD9xRgt
Dylan Hopkins with the 61-yard 🏠 call!
Grayson Cash with his second interception of the day! pic.twitter.com/YRBKhKgi2N
Dylan Hopkins with a 61 yard rush touchdown 😤
DeWayne McBride now has 119 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The two-point conversion is good!
Dylan Hopkins to Tejhaun Palmer for a Blazer touchdown!
Matt Quinn connects from 29 yards out.
DeWayne McBride scores his 10th touchdown on the season. He now has 12 straight games with at least one rushing TD.
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