|2012 SEC College Football Week 7 Odds & Spread: Florida vs. Vanderbilt|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:30|
Florida vs. Vanderbilt Odds
Florida is 5-0 on the season, 4-0 in the SEC and 2-0 on the road. Vanderbilt is 2-3 overall, 1-2 in the SEC and 1-1 at home. The Gators are 4-01 against the spread this season while the Commodores are 3-2 ATS. Florida has won 21 straight over Vanderbilt.
Trends show that the road team is 4-0 against the spread in the last 4 games of this series and Florida is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 trips to Vanderbilt. These two teams have combined to hit the over in 6 of their last 7 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Florida is the road favorite in this game, as the Gators have odds of -8.5 points at Vanderbilt. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds had Florida favored by 8 points. The spread got as low as 7 points during the week before climbing up to its peak of 8.5 points.
Florida is off to a 5-0 start thanks to a 14-6 win at home over LSU last week. The Gators are currently sixth in the country in defensive scoring, holding opponents to just 11.4 points per game. Offensively, Florida is scoring 27.2 points per game behind the 24th-ranked rushing attack in the nation. Florida is posting 214.8 rushing yards per game this year and Mike Gillislee is leading the way. Gillislee has 548 yards rushing with seven touchdowns on the season.
Vanderbilt is coming off a 19-15 win at Missouri last week. The Commodores have had two of their three losses this year come by 10 points or less, including a 4-point loss to South Carolina in the season opener. On the year, Vandy is allowing just 20.6 points per game while scoring only 21.2 points per contest. The offense is being led by running back Zac Stacy, who has rushed for 413 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Florida defensive back Cody Riggs is out with a foot injury while Vanderbilt defensive end Thad McHaney is out with a back injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida. The Gators are getting 87% of the wagers with odds of -8.5 points at Vanderbilt on Saturday.