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Florida favored by 8.5 against Vanderbilt on Saturday

Florida GatorsVanderbilt Commodores
Oct 13, 6:00 PM | Grass of Vanderbilt Stadium

Florida Gators vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds

5-0TEAM RECORD2-3

The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Vanderbilt and Florida on Saturday, with the host Commodores trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Commodores currently sports a record of 2-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-2 ATS. The Gators are 5-0 and 4-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Commodores post a 1-3 over under record this season, while the Gators have gone 1-4 against the number.

View Florida vs Vanderbilt Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Commodores sat as 8.5-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 24-rated Commodores and the No. 5-rated Gators in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 36-21 win for the Gators on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vanderbilt's No. 103-ranked offense, averaging 21.2 PPG, against a Gators defense that ranks No. 6 this week at 11.4 PPG. The Commodores aerial game is averaging 212.6 yards per game, more than the Gators secondary allows through the air, 180.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Gators feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 108.5 yards per game. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.

Florida was a 14-6 winner in their most recent outing at home against LSU. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (20) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, Florida got a 146-yard performance from Mike Gillislee as a key part of its 14-6 win over LSU.

In their last action, Vanderbilt was a 19-15 winner on the road against Missouri. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (34) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Commodores were Week 6 winners, coming out on top of the Tigers by a score of 19-15.

Florida Gators Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 2-8

A few Gators at Commodores trends to consider:
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vanderbilt
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Vanderbilt
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vanderbilt's last 7 games when playing Florida
Vanderbilt is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Vanderbilt is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games at home
Vanderbilt is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Florida

Next up:
Florida home to South Carolina, Saturday, October 20
Vanderbilt home to Auburn, Saturday, October 20