The Vanderbilt Commodores will take on the UAB Blazers at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Memorial Gym in a 2023 NIT Quarterfinal matchup. Vanderbilt is 22-14 overall and 14-5 at home, while UAB is 27-9 overall and 6-5 on the road. Vanderbilt is a No. 2 seed in the 2023 NIT bracket, while UAB earned a No. 4 seed after falling in the Conference USA tournament championship to Florida Atlantic.
Both teams have covered the spread in six of their last eight games. This game is listed as a pick'em according to the latest Vanderbilt vs. UAB odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is 153. Before entering any UAB vs. Vanderbilt picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. The model enters this week 83-54 on all top-rated college basketball picks this season, returning more than $1,500 for $100 players. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Vanderbilt vs. UAB. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Vanderbilt vs. UAB:
- Vanderbilt vs. UAB spread: Vanderbilt PK
- Vanderbilt vs. UAB over/under: 153 points
- Vanderbilt vs. UAB money line: Vanderbilt -110, UAB -110
- Vanderbilt vs. UAB picks: See picks here
What you need to know about Vanderbilt
The Michigan Wolverines typically have all the answers at home, but this past Saturday the Commodores proved too difficult a challenge as Vanderbilt escaped with a 66-65 win. The Commodores relied on the efforts of guard Tyrin Lawrence, who had 24 points along with nine boards, and guard Ezra Manjon, who had 17 points.
Since losing to Alabama by 57 points in a regular-season matchup, Vanderbilt has won 12 of its last 14 games and 3-point shooting and 3-point defense have been critical to that success. The Commodores are shooting 36.8% from beyond the arc during that stretch, while opponents are shooting just 29.8% from deep. See which team to pick here.
What you need to know about UAB
UAB enjoyed a cozy 77-59 win over the Morehead State Eagles in its Round of 16 matchup on Sunday. Forward Ty Brewer was the offensive standout of the matchup for the Blazers, picking up 25 points in addition to nine rebounds.
The Blazers have also been rolling late in the season, winning 14 of their final 16 games, with their only losses coming to North Texas and FAU. Senior guard Jordan Walker is averaging 22.6 points per game to lead a UAB offense that ranks 10th in the nation in scoring (81.6 points per game). See which team to pick here.
How to make UAB vs. Vanderbilt picks
The model has simulated Vanderbilt vs. UAB 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under and it's also generated an against the spread pick that is hitting in well over 60% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Vanderbilt vs. UAB in the 2023 NIT bracket? And which side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is 83-54 on its top-rated college basketball picks this season, and find out.