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Florida Gators host Georgia Bulldogs in college basketball action

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Jan 9, 7:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center

Georgia Bulldogs vs Florida Gators Odds

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Stephen O'Connell Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Florida Gators and the visiting Georgia Bulldogs in college hoops action on Wednesday.

Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 6-7 and 4-5 ATS on the year, while the Gators are at 10-2 and 5-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Gators are 4-3, while the Bulldogs have a 4-5 mark.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Florida in this one found them as 18.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Gators and the No. 134-rated Bulldogs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-62 win for the Gators on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 207 in NCAA hoops at 34.6 per game. Contrast that with Florida’s No. 134 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Florida is the No. 46-ranked team in the country at 7.8 per game, while Georgia rates No. 240 at 5.6 per game.

Defensively, Georgia features the nation's No. 54-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 108 nationally in scoring at home.

Georgia won its last outing, a 52-41 result against George Washington on January 4. They covered in that game as a 4-point favorite. The Bulldogs got 17 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as Georgia ran past George Washington 52-41 on Friday at Stegeman Coliseum.

Florida was a 79-58 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Yale. They covered the 20-point spread as favorites. Florida cruised to victory on Sunday, running Yale out of the gym and running up a 79-58 score at John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Mississippi State are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing LSU are 8-2
After playing Yale are 1-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Bulldogs at Gators trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida
Georgia is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida
Georgia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Florida's last 8 games when playing Georgia
Florida is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Georgia home to Mississippi State, Saturday, January 12
Florida at LSU, Saturday, January 12