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Liberty vs. UAB prediction, odds, line: 2022 college football picks, Week 2 best bets from proven model

The Liberty Flames (1-0) will take on the UAB Blazers (1-0) at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday at Williams Stadium. Liberty went 8-5 last season, while UAB had a 9-4 record in 2021, and both squads ended their seasons with bowl game wins. These teams also met last year with Liberty prevailing 36-12 with Malik Willis at quarterback.

The Blazers are favored by 6.5 points in the latest Liberty vs. UAB odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 50. Before entering any UAB vs. Liberty picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It enters Week 2 of the 2022 college football season on a 48-37 run on all top-rated college football spread and money-line picks that dates back to 2021. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Liberty vs. UAB and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see the model’s picks. Here are several college football odds for UAB vs. Liberty:

  • Liberty vs. UAB spread: Liberty +6.5
  • Liberty vs. UAB over-under: 50 points
  • Liberty vs. UAB picks: See picks here

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What you need to know about Liberty

It may have taken triple overtime to finish the job, but the Flames ultimately got the result they were hoping for on Saturday with a 29-27 win over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. WR Demario Douglas and QB Kaidon Salter were among the main playmakers for Liberty as the former caught five passes for two TDs and 93 yards, and the latter passed for two TDs and 148 yards in addition to picking up 67 yards on the ground.

Salter was just part of Liberty’s ground attack as the team rushed for 244 yards versus Southern Miss. Four different players had at least 46 rushing yards, while backup QB Johnathan Bennett punched in the team’s lone rushing touchdown. Hawaii transfer Dae Dae Hunter picked up 62 yards on the ground at a healthy 5.6 yards per attempt after he led the Mountain West with 6.4 yards per carry in 2021.

What you need to know about UAB

Meanwhile, UAB got themselves on the board against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs on Thursday, but Alabama A&M never followed suit. The Blazers took their matchup at home with ease, bagging a 59-0 victory over the Bulldogs. The contest was pretty much decided by the half when the score had already reached 38-0. UAB can attribute much of its success to RB Jermaine Brown Jr., who rushed for one TD and 114 yards on 10 carries.

UAB also brings a potent ground attack into Saturday’s game as the Blazers had 231 rushing yards as a team in Week 1. RB Lee Witherspoon rushed for two scores as part of his 53-yard effort, while QB Dylan Hopkins also found the endzone on the ground. UAB’s defense also did its job with three interceptions and three sacks of the Bulldogs.

How to make Liberty vs. UAB picks

The model has simulated UAB vs. Liberty 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Liberty vs. UAB? And which side of the spread cashes in over 60% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the UAB vs. Liberty spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that finished the past six-plus years up nearly $3,500 on its FBS college football picks, and find out.

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