The first conference title game of the weekend starts Friday night when the UAB Blazers take on the Marshall Thundering Herd in what will be a home game for Marshall in Huntington, West Virginia. Kick off is at 7 p.m. ET and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.
Marshall finished with a 7-1 overall record including a 4-1 record in Conference USA play. The Thundering Herd’s only loss came in the last game of the season on Dec. 5 against the 2-3 Rice Owls by a score of 20-0. On the other side, UAB is 5-3 overall including 3-1 in conference play. The Blazers are appearing in their third consecutive conference championship game and went 1-1 in the Conference USA title the last two years. Marshall won the conference back in 2014, its last appearance in the game.
If you can’t watch this game on TV, you have the option to stream the matchup via CBS All Access. If you don’t have cable, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the Conference USA Championship Game on Friday.
The game is often a little bit delayed on live streams, but usually it’s only between 30 and 60 seconds behind the TV broadcast. That can impact you if you’re on Twitter or live-betting during the game, but otherwise it’s an easy option.
The Thundering Herd are 4.5-point favorites on DraftKings Sportsbook while the Blazers are at +165 on the moneyline. The point total is set at 43.