|ESPN2 College Football Game of the Week Odds: Arkansas vs. Florida|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:00|
Arkansas vs. Florida Odds
Florida is 3-1 on the season, 2-0 at home and 1-3 against the spread. Arkansas is 3-2 overall, 0-1 on the road and 2-3 against the spread. Florida has won its last eight against the Razorbacks, covering in seven of the wins.
Trends show that Arkansas is 13-6 against the spread in its last 19 games in October while Florida is 0-6 ATS in its last 6 home games and 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games overall.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida is the favorite at home, as the Gators have odds of -10.5 points against the Razorbacks. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Florida favored by 10.5 points. The spread dropped to 10 points and hit a peak of 11 before moving back to its opening. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 43 points.
Florida is coming off a 24-7 win at Kentucky last week. The Gators are scoring only 23.8 points per game on offense, but the defense has been dominant, allowing only 12.8 points per game. That puts the defense eighth in the nation in scoring. The offense has been led by the running back duo of Matt Jones and Mack Brown, who have combined for 517 yards and five touchdowns on the ground.
After a 3-0 start, Arkansas has lost its last two games, including a 45-33 loss against Texas A&M last week. The Razorbacks are giving up only 22.2 points per game for the season, but the offense is posting just 29.2 points per game. Arkansas has been led by Alex Collins, who has rushed for 597 yards and three touchdowns, while Jonathan Williams has posted 471 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.
In terms of Injuries, Florida receiver Chris Thompson (foot) and defensive back Valdez Showers (ankle) are questionable for the game. Arkansas running back Nate Holmes (ankle) and linebacker Austin Jones (hip) are both questionable for the Razorbacks.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Arkansas, as the Razorbacks are getting 51% of the wagers with odds of +10.5 points at Florida on Saturday.