UAB vs. BYU Betting Predictions & Picks: How Sharps Are Betting Saturday’s Independence Bowl

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  • UAB and BYU will meet in the 2021 Independence Bowl at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 18.
  • According to latest college football odds, BYU is a 6.5-point favorite over UAB with the Independence Bowl over/under set at 55.
  • Using our college football betting tools, we examine how sharps are betting UAB vs. BYU on Saturday afternoon.

UAB vs. BYU Odds

UAB Odds +6.5
BYU Odds -6.5
Over/Under 55
Date Saturday, Dec. 18
Time 3:30 p.m. ET
TV ABC

*Odds as of Saturday morning

It’s the most public time of the year!

When it comes to college football betting, recreational bettors can’t get enough of bowl season.

Take a random game between a couple of teams hovering around .500 and throw it on a Saturday at 12 p.m. ET and very few will care.

Now put it anytime in December with “bowl” attached to it and public money will be a-flowin’!

With so much money entering the college football betting market, oddsmakers do have to be cognizant of their liabilities, which does provide contrarian value in certain situations.

And according to The Action Network’s College Football PRO Betting tools, Saturday’s UAB vs. BYU Independence Bowl matchup is setting up as a classic disagreement between sharp and square bettors.

Let’s take a look.

UAB vs. BYU Pick