|2014 March Madness Sweet 16 Odds & Total: UCLA vs. Florida|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 27 March 2014 14:30|
UCLA vs. Florida Odds
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Florida is the favorite in this game, as the Gators have odds of -4.5 points against UCLA. The over/under total for the game has been set at 137 points (View Matchup). These two last met in 2011, with Florida picking up a 73-65 win over the Bruins.
Florida is 17-14-1 against the spread this season and the Gators have hit the under in 21 of 32 lined games. Florida has now won 28 straight games thanks to a 67-55 win over No. 16 Albany and a 61-45 win over No. 9 Pittsburgh in last week’s tournament action. The Gators dominated Pittsburgh in last weekend’s win, holding Pitt to 37.3 percent shooting from the floor and 23.5 percent shooting from 3-point land while forcing 11 turnovers. On offense, Florida went 25 of 58 from the floor and pulled down a total of 38 rebounds, including 14 offensive boards. Scottie Wilbekin had 21 points to lead Florida in the win while Michael Frazier II added 10 points and three rebounds.
UCLA is 23-12 against the spread now, and the Bruins have hit the under in 19 of 34 lined games. UCLA has now won five straight thanks to a 76-59 win over No. 13 Tulsa and a 77-60 win over No. 12 Stephen F. Austin last weekend. In the win over SFA, the Bruins were solid on offense, shooting 29 of 53 from the floor while committing just three turnovers and racking up 22 assists. UCLA also held the Lumberjacks to 20 of 57 shooting from the field and 7 of 27 shooting from 3-point land. UCLA was led by Jordan Adams, who had 19 points and five rebounds while Kyle Anderson added 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
These two will face off in the Sweet 16 of the South Region, today at 9:45PM ET on CBS. The game will be held from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.