College baskeball point spread favors Gators in battle with Tigers

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Jan 19, 2:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center

Missouri Tigers vs Florida Gators Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Florida Gators try to run the Missouri Tigers off the court at Stephen O'Connell Center in college hoops action.

The Gators sit at 13-2 (8-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 13-3 (7-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Florida is 5-5 OU, and Missouri is 7-4 OU.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Florida Gators as 13.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gators sit at No. 2 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 11 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Gators will win this game 88-79.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Florida's No. 135-rated squad against Missouri's No. 1-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Florida rates No. 33 in the country with 8.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 148 nationally with 6.4 per match.

Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 249-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 90 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Missouri, they were a 79-62 winner as they battled Georgia at home. They covered in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. The Tigers got 15 points from Jabari Brown as Missouri ran past Georgia 79-62 on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

In their last action, Florida was a 68-47 winner on the road against Texas A&M. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Florida cruised to victory on Thursday, running Texas A&M out of the gym and running up a 68-47 score at Reed Arena.

Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Georgia are 2-1
After a win are 7-3

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Georgia are 8-2
After playing Texas A&M are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Tigers at Gators trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Missouri's last 8 games on the road
Missouri is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Missouri home to South Carolina, Tuesday, January 22
Florida at Georgia, Wednesday, January 23