Florida vs. Memphis in New York City
The Florida Gators and the Memphis Tigers will square off in New York City on Tuesday night as those two schools hit the hardwood in college basketball betting action at Madison Square Garden. The matchup is part of the Jimmy V Classic.
OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Florida go 1-5 so far and the Tigers go 1-4.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 2-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Gators at No. 20 and the Tigers at No. 37 heading into this contest.
In their last action, Memphis was a 73-59 winner at home against Arkansas-Little Rock. They failed to cover the 22.5-point spread as favorites. Shaq Goodwin scored 17 points leading the Tigers to a 73-59 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock at FedExForum on Friday.
Florida was a 67-61 winner in its last match at home against Kansas. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. The Gators grabbed a 67-61 win over the Jayhawks on Tuesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Scottie Wilbekin at Stephen O'Connell Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 175-ranked offense, averaging 71.78 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 133 at 70.12 PPG. The Gators field goal percentage has averaged 45.49% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.24% per game.
A few Tigers at Gators trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Memphis home to SE Missouri State, Saturday, December 21st
Florida at Fresno State, Saturday, December 21st