Kansas State Wildcats host Florida Gators in college basketball action

Florida GatorsKansas State Wildcats
Dec 22, 8:00 PM | Sprint Center

Florida Gators vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds

8-1TEAM RECORD8-2

The Kansas State Wildcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Florida Gators at Sprint Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

The Gators will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 2-4 ATS. Florida is 1-3 against the total, while Kansas State is 0-4 versus the number.

View Florida vs Kansas State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Kansas State Wildcats as 7.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats sit at No. 64 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Gators sit at No. 3 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Gators will win this game 87-77.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gators rank No. 79 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.2 per game. That compares with Kansas State’s No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas State is college basketball's No. 227-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Gators rate No. 35 with 8.1 per game.

Defensively, Florida features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 56 points per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 88 nationally in scoring at home.

Florida was an 82-43 winner in its last match at home against Southeastern Louisiana. Florida cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Southeastern Louisiana out of the gym and running up an 82-43 score at Stephen O'Connell Center.

In their last action, Kansas State was a 78-69 winner at home against Texas Southern. Kansas State got 26 points from Rodney McGruder en route to a 78-69 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum.

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing UMKC are 4-1
After playing Texas Southern are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Gators at Wildcats trends to consider:
Florida is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Florida home to Air Force, Saturday, December 29
Kansas State home to UMKC, Saturday, December 29

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