Kentucky vs. Florida Prediction
SEC rivals clash at 7:00PM ET tonight when unranked Florida takes on No. 22 Kentucky on ESPN. Will the Gators keep the game close enough to cover as a home dog?
Florida is currently a 3.5-point underdog versus Kentucky according to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 141 points as the Wildcats enter play with a 6-4 record over their last 10 games and the Gators are just 4-6. UK has covered in five of its last 10 games while Florida is just 3-7 ATS during its last 10 contests.
Kentucky has had success at the betting window in recent games versus Florida, covering the number in four of its last five games versus the Gators. The Wildcats are also 5-1 against the number in their last six games coming off a loss while Florida has dropped seven of its last eight games at the betting window and is winless at 0-4 ATS in its last four home games.
The Wildcats were thoroughly outplayed by Vanderbilt over the weekend and John Calipari said before practice on Monday that he’ll make some tweaks to the team’s approach. Backers of Kentucky will see a re-focused effort by the Wildcats, who should eventually put away a struggling Florida squad tonight.
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