NCAA Basketball betting line favors Gators over Volunteers

Florida Gators Tennessee Volunteers
21-2 February 11, 2014, 07:00 | Thompson-Boling Arena 15-8



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Tennessee and Florida on Tuesday, with the host Volunteers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Volunteers are 15-8 so far on the season, and 11-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Gators, meanwhile, are 21-2 and 8-8-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tennessee go 10-11 and the Gators go 6-12-1 on the totals.

View Florida Gators vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Volunteers installed as 1-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 33-ranked Volunteers and the No. 15-rated Gators in this matchup.

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Florida was a 78-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as favorites. Florida earned a 78-69 victory over Alabama on Saturday, getting 16 points from Scottie Wilbekin at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Tennessee was a 72-53 winner in their most recent outing at home against South Carolina. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. The Volunteers grabbed a 72-53 win over the Gamecocks on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Jordan McRae at Thompson-Boling Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Gators is ranked No. 76 in NCAA hoops at 36.87 per game. Contrast that with Tennessee’s No. 18 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tennessee is the No. 146-ranked team in the country at 5.91 per game, while Florida rates No. 142 at 5.96 per game.

A few Gators at Volunteers trends to consider:
Florida is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games
Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Tennessee is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Tennessee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Tennessee is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Florida at Kentucky, Saturday, February 15th
Tennessee at Missouri, Saturday, February 15th
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