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Florida Gators vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds and Trends

The Florida Gators host Kentucky on Saturday, looking to build on their 17-5 mark against the 18-4 Wildcats in college basketball betting action at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Florida Gators were listed as 2-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Kentucky Wildcats vs Florida Gators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Florida Gators battles the Kentucky Wildcats, currently sitting with a 18-4 mark (12-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 11-10 for the Florida Gators and 14-8 for the Kentucky Wildcats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 10-rated Kentucky Wildcats taking on the No. 11-rated Florida Gators in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Florida's No. 51-ranked scoring average of 79.32 PPG, against a Kentucky Wildcats defense rated No. 166 and allowing 73.23 PPG. The Florida Gators FG% has averaged 45.5% to date this season, less than the Kentucky Wildcats shooters have managed so far (49.11% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Malik Monk poured in a team-high 37 points for Kentucky on Tuesday, as they defeated Georgia 90-81 at Rupp Arena.

The battle between the Gators and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Missouri was handed a 93-54 defeat on Thursday at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kentucky is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Kentucky is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Kentucky's last 18 games
  • Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Florida is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Florida is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Florida is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home
  • Florida is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kentucky home to LSU, Tuesday, February 7th
Florida at Georgia, Tuesday, February 7th