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Florida Gators vs Mississippi Rebels Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Mississippi RebelsFlorida Gators
Feb 2, 7:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center

Mississippi Rebels vs Florida Gators Odds

17-3TEAM RECORD17-2

Florida looks to cover the Gators-Rebels pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 17-2 mark when they host Mississippi in college basketball wagering action.

The Gators sport records of 17-2 and 12-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Rebels have 17-3 and 9-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-7 for the Gators and 7-7 for the Rebels.

View Mississippi vs Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Florida opened as 14-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.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Gators) and the No. 26 (Rebels) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 91-82 result in favor of the Gators has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 49 nationally ranked offense (73.8 points per game) against a Rebels defense that sits as the No. 150 at 65.1 PPG. The Gators have been averaging 49.5% from the field, more than the Rebels have managed so far this season (43.5% on average).

Defensively, Mississippi features the nation's No. 236-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.5 points per game. Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 73 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Mississippi, they were an 87-74 loser as they battled Kentucky at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. The Rebels got 22 points from Ladarius White, but it was Kentucky that prevailed in an 87-74 final on Tuesday at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Florida won its last outing, a 75-36 result against South Carolina on January 30. They covered in that game as a 23.5-point favorite. The Gators blew out South Carolina on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 75-36 win at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Mississippi State are 5-5
After playing Kentucky are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Arkansas are 10-0
After playing South Carolina are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Rebels at Gators trends to consider:
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 6 games on the road
Mississippi 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
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 Mississippi
Florida is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Mississippi

Next up:
Mississippi home to Mississippi State, Wednesday, February 6
Florida at Arkansas, Tuesday, February 5