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Arizona Wildcats visit Florida Gators in NCAAB hoops battle

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Dec 7, 7:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center

Arizona Wildcats vs Florida Gators Odds

6-2TEAM RECORD5-2

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Wildcats of Arizona hit the hard court against the Gators of Florida.

Supporters of the Wildcats have watched them go 6-2 and 2-6 ATS on the year, while the Gators are at 5-2 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Gators are 2-1, while the Wildcats have a 4-4 mark.

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Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Wildcats listed as 11-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Gators and the No. 29-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 92-76 result in favor of the Gators.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 2 nationally ranked offense (87.6 points per game) against a Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 92 at 62.6 PPG. The Gators have been averaging 48.4% from the field, more than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).

Defensively, Arizona features the nation's No. 230-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Arizona, they were a 53-39 winner as they battled Northern Arizona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 21.5-point favorite. Arizona got 15 points from Solomon Hill en route to a 53-39 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday at McKale Center.

Last time out for Florida, they were a 72-68 loser as they battled Syracuse on the road. They covered in the match as a 7-point underdog. Kenny Boynton scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Gators to a win (they lost 72-68 to Syracuse at Carrier Dome on Friday).

Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Northern Arizona are 6-3
After a win are 7-3

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Syracuse are 2-1
After a loss are 9-1

A few Wildcats at Gators trends to consider:
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Arizona home to Clemson, Saturday, December 10
Florida home to Rider, Friday, December 9

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