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Wildcats visit Florida Gators in college basketball clash

Kentucky WildcatsFlorida Gators
March 4, 12:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center

Kentucky Wildcats vs Florida Gators Odds

29-1TEAM RECORD22-8

The Florida Gators will hit the floor running against the visiting Kentucky Wildcats Sunday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Florida will face the 29-1 Wildcats, who own a 12-17 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Gators are 16-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 11-15-2 favoring the OVER.

View Kentucky vs Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Florida in this one will find them as 4-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Gators, most recently No. 40 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wildcats, who rate No. 2 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 89-82 victory for the Wildcats.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida has the nation's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 77.4 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 12 allowing on average 58.5 PPG. The Gators FG% has averaged 46.5% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.9% per game.

Defensively, Kentucky features the nation's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 56.4 points per game. Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 nationally in scoring at home.

Kentucky won its last outing, a 79-49 result against Georgia on March 1. They covered in that game as a 18.5-point favorite. The Wildcats blew out Georgia on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 79-49 win at Rupp Arena.

Florida was a 77-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Vanderbilt. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Gators endured a 77-67 loss at the hands of the Commodores on Tuesday, despite a 16-point effort from Bradley Beal at Memorial Gymnasium.

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
After playing Georgia are 7-3
After a win are 10-0

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Vanderbilt are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few Wildcats at Gators trends to consider:
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kentucky's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games when playing on the road against Florida
Kentucky is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida
Florida is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games at home
Florida is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Kentucky
Florida is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games

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