Florida vs. Georgia Pick
Is No. 17 Florida set to pick up a big SEC road win tonight when it faces Georgia tonight at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Florida is favored on the road, as the Gators are getting odds of -6 points against Georgia. The over/under total for the game is listed at 139 points. Florida has won six of its last seven against Georgia, including an 80-76 OT win at home back on Jan. 14.
Florida has won four straight coming into today to get to 18-5 on the season and 8-2 in the SEC. The Gators have also covered in their last four games and now sit 13-8 against the spread on the season. Florida has a nice balance of offense and defense, averaging 79.7 per game on offense while giving up just 65.6 on defense. The Gators push their offensive number up to 81.9 on the road. KeVaughn Allen is leading Florida with 13.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per game while Canyon Barry is adding 12.8 points per contest.
Georgia has dropped its last two, both on the road, coming into today. However, the losses were to the top teams in the SEC in South Carolina and Kentucky. The Bulldogs are now 13-10 overall and 4-6 in the SEC. Despite the losses, Georgia has covered the spread in both games and is now 11-8 against the spread. Georgia is averaging 71.9 points per game on offense and allowing 68.9 on defense. Yante Maten is having a great season to lead the Bulldogs. He is averaging 19.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game this season while J.J. Frazier is adding 16 points and 4.3 assists per contest.
Georgia has the talent to compete with the best in the SEC, but the Bulldogs have been struggling to play their best at home. Georgia is just 2-6 against the spread at home this season and now facing a solid all-around Florida team. The Gators should be able to limit what Maten does while Florida’s balance on offense will be able to give the Bulldogs fits.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: FLORIDA -6