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Connecticut plays host to Florida

A marquee college basketball betting matchup will take place at the Gampel Pavilion on Monday night as the Connecticut Huskies take on the Florida Gators.

The Huskies bring a 7-0 record (3-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-1 Gators, who are 2-1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Connecticut go 2-4 and the Gators go 1-3.

View Florida Gators vs Connecticut Huskies Odds and Stats.

Connecticut opened as -3.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 48 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gators, who rate No. 12 in the latest survey.

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Florida won its last outing, a 67-66 result against Florida State on November 29. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Florida earned a 67-66 victory over Florida State on Friday, getting 19 points from Casey Prather at Stephen O'Connell Center.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 76-66 winner at home against Loyola. The Huskies grabbed a 76-66 win over the Greyhounds on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from DeAndre Daniels at Gampel Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 101-ranked offense, averaging 77.57 PPG, against a Gators defense that ranks No. 13 at 60.29 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 49.22% so far, more than the Gators marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.21% per game.

Next up:
Florida home to Kansas, Tuesday, December 10th
Connecticut at Maine, Friday, December 6th