Florida vs. Mississppi State Pick

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STARKVILLE, MS (The Spread) – No. 8 Florida should roll tonight versus Mississippi State but is the spread to large for the Gators to cover? Tip off is set for 8:00PM ET for this SEC matchup.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Florida as a 20.5-point favorite over Mississippi State for tonight’s game, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 124 points. The Gators enter play with a 15-2 overall record while the Bulldogs are 7-10.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Gators opened as 19.5-point favorites but the line has been bet up since then. Now Florida is sitting between 20 and 20.5 depending on what book you view.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Gators. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NCAA FREE PICK: Take Mississippi State. According to latest college basketball trends, the home team is 5-0 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Gators are just 2-6 against the number in their last eight games versus the Bulldogs and 0-5 ATS in their last five road games against Mississippi State. The Bulldogs have lost three straight games by at least 15 points, including a 96-70 loss to Arkansas on Wednesday. But look for Mississippi State to have plenty of motivation to stay with a top 10 team on its home court. The Gators have been highly impressive in SEC play this season and there's a very good chance that they're going to start 6-0 in the conference. But it's difficult to routinely beat teams by 15-plus points every time out, especially on the road. Look for the Bulldogs to stay within 20 and cover the large spread.

NCAA COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MISSISSPPI STATE +20.5

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