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SEC Tournament - College Basketball Matchup - Florida Gators Missouri Tigers Odds Preview

Missouri TigersFlorida Gators
22-10March 14, 2014, 01:00 | Georgia Dome29-2

The top-ranked Florida Gators will look to take a first step towards an SEC title when they tip off against the Missouri Tigers at Georgia Dome on Friday in SEC conference tournament betting action.

The Gators were favored by double digits over at Bovada, the same spread they failed to cover against the Tigers in January in a 68-58 win.

This season, the Gators are 29-2 overall and 13-11-3 ATS, while the Tigers are 22-10 and 12-18 ATS. As for the totals, Florida boasts a 9-17-1 on the OU, and Missouri is 13-17.

View Missouri Tigers vs Florida Gators Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Gators installed as -11.5-point favorites 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. 13-ranked Gators and the No. 220-rated Tigers in this matchup.

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Last time out for Missouri, they were a 91-83 winner as they battled Texas A&M at home. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Missouri got 26 points from Jabari Brown en route to a 91-83 victory over Texas A&M on Thursday at Georgia Dome.

Florida was an 84-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kentucky. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Patric Young scored 18 points leading the Gators to an 84-65 victory over Kentucky at Stephen O'Connell Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Florida's No. 89-rated squad against Missouri's No. 41-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Florida rates No. 92 in the country with 6.74 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 136 nationally with 6 per match.

 

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