Florida Gators vs Missouri Tigers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Missouri vs Florida battle Tuesday at Mizzou Arena as the Tigers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Gators have watched them go 21-3 and 14-7 ATS on the year, while the Tigers are at 18-7 and 10-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 12-8, while the Gators have a 11-8 mark.
The Gators were listed as 5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gators, who rate No. 3 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 89-78 victory for the Gators.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Gators is ranked No. 145 in NCAA hoops at 35.5 per game. Contrast that with Missouri’s No. 2 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Missouri is the No. 127-ranked team in the country at 6.6 per game, while Florida rates No. 8 at 8.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida owns the country's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 56.2 points per game on the highway. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Florida was an 83-52 winner on the road against Auburn. They covered the 16.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Gators and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Auburn was handed an 83-52 defeat on Saturday at Auburn Arena.
Missouri lost its last outing, a 73-71 result against Arkansas on February 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog. Keion Bell went off for 25 points and added 8 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Arkansas handed Missouri a 73-71 defeat at Bud Walton Arena.
Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Arkansas are 10-0
After playing Auburn are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Kentucky are 1-1
After playing Arkansas are 5-2
After a loss are 9-1
A few Gators at Tigers trends to consider:
Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Missouri is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri's last 6 games at home
Missouri is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Missouri is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Florida home to Arkansas, Saturday, February 23
Missouri at Kentucky, Saturday, February 23