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16-5February 04, 2014, 09:00 | Stephen O'Connell Center19-2

The Missouri Tigers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Gators in Florida at Stephen O'Connell Center on Tuesday in college basketball action.

Florida will face the 16-5 Tigers, who own a 8-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Gators are 5-11-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Tigers are 7-12 favoring the OVER.

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The Gators were listed as -12.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Gators rated this week at No. 9 and the Tigers sitting at No. 120.


Missouri was an 84-79 loser in their most recent outing at home against Kentucky. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Jabari Brown was dynamite, scoring 33 points and adding 3 rebounds but Kentucky still won, 84-79, over Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Florida's No. 154-ranked scoring average of 71.24 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 75 and allowing 67.38 PPG. The Gators FG% has averaged 46% to date this season, less than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (46.4% per game).

A few Tigers at Gators trends to consider:
Missouri is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Missouri is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Missouri's last 12 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Missouri at Mississippi, Saturday, February 8th
Florida at Alabama, Saturday, February 8th