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College Basketball Matchup - Florida Gators Texas A&M Aggies Odds Preview

Texas A&M Aggies Florida Gators
12-8 February 01, 2014, 04:00 | Stephen O'Connell Center 18-2



Stephen O'Connell Center will host Florida Gators vs. Texas A&M Aggies action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Aggies will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Gators are 7-6-3 ATS. Texas A&M is 5-9 on the totals; Florida is 5-10-1.

View Texas A&M Aggies vs Florida Gators Odds and Stats.

The Gators were listed as -17.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Gators and the No. 202-ranked Aggies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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Texas A&M lost its last outing, an 80-52 result against South Carolina on January 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. Texas A&M was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by South Carolina and falling by an 80-52 score at Colonial Life Arena.

Florida won its last outing, a 62-51 result against Mississippi State on January 30. They failed to cover in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. Florida earned a 62-51 victory over Mississippi State on Thursday, getting 16 points from Casey Prather at Humphrey Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 151 nationally ranked offense (71.35 points per game) against a Aggies defense that sits as the No. 22 at 62.95 PPG. The Gators have been averaging 46.26% from the field, more than the Aggies have managed so far this season (43.76% on average).

A few Aggies at Gators trends to consider:
Texas A&M is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas A&M is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas A&M is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Texas A&M is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Texas A&M home to Mississippi State, Wednesday, February 5th
Florida at Missouri, Tuesday, February 4th