Alabama Crimson Tide vs Florida Gators Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Alabama Crimson Tide travelling to Florida Saturday to take on the Gators.
The Gators are 22-5 so far on the season, and 14-10 ATS vs. the number. The Crimson Tide, meanwhile, are 19-9 and 10-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Florida go 11-11 and the Crimson Tide go 6-18 on the totals.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Gators installed as 18.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gators - Crimson Tide odds would favor the Gators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Florida is rated No. 3 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Alabama is at No. 111. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 82-67 win for the Gators.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 54-ranked offense, averaging 73.1 PPG, against a Crimson Tide defense that ranks No. 20 at 58.2 PPG. The Gators field goal percentage has averaged 48.9% so far, more than the Crimson Tide marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Alabama owns the country's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 61.9 points per game on the highway. Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 69 in scoring at home.
Alabama was a 61-43 winner in its last match at home against Auburn. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Trevor Releford scored 21 points leading the Crimson Tide to a 61-43 victory over Auburn at Coleman Coliseum on Tuesday.
In their last action, Florida was a 64-58 loser on the road against Tennessee. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Florida got 16 points from Mike Rosario but lost anyway, 64-58, to Tennessee on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing Mississippi are 5-5
After playing Auburn are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Vanderbilt are 5-5
After playing Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Crimson Tide at Gators trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Alabama's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Alabama's last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida
Alabama is 1-11 SU in its last 12 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 Alabama
Florida is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Alabama
Florida is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
Alabama at Mississippi, Tuesday, March 5
Florida home to Vanderbilt, Wednesday, March 6