|2012 SEC College Football Week 10 Odds & Spread: Missouri vs. Florida|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 31 October 2012 06:30|
Missouri vs. Florida Odds
Florida is 7-1 on the season, 6-1 in SEC play and 4-0 at home. Missouri is 4-4 overall, 1-4 in conference play and 1-1 on the road. The Tigers are 3-4 against the spread this year while the Gators are 6-2 ATS. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that Florida is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 SEC games but just 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games following a failed cover. Missouri is just 1-7 against the spread in its last 8 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Florida is the clear favorite at home in this game, as the Gators have odds of -15.5 points against Missouri. The over/under total has been set at 42 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida favored by 16 points. The spread climbed to 17 points during the week before falling its way back to Florida -15.5.
Florida is coming off its first loss of the year last week, as it was beaten by Georgia, 17-9. The game was a defensive battle as Florida held Georgia to just 273 total yards, but the Gators’ offense had just 266 yards of their own. The big problem for Florida was turnovers, as it committed six in the loss. On the season, Florida is allowing only 12.8 points per game on defense while scoring 27.5 points per game on offense. The team has been led by running back Mike Gillislee, who has rushed for 729 yards and seven touchdowns.
Missouri is coming off a 33-10 win against Kentucky, which was the first SEC win for the program. The Tigers are scoring just 24.4 points per game on the season while the defense is giving up an average of 23.6 points per game. The offense is being led by running back Kendial Lawrence, who has rushed for 632 yards and seven touchdowns on the season.
In terms of Injuries, Florida offensive lineman Trip Thurman is questionable for the game due to legal issues while receiver Solomon Patton is out with an arm injury. Missouri defensive back Kip Edwards is questionable for the game with a neck injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida. The Gators are getting 90% of the wagers with odds of -15.5 points at home against Missouri on Saturday.