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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Florida Gators Underdogs vs Kentucky Wildcats

Rupp Arena will host Florida Gators vs Kentucky Wildcats action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Kentucky Wildcats in this one found them listed as -4.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Gators was expected to move the line.

Florida Gators vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Kentucky Wildcats are 23-5 overall and 14-14 ATS, while the Florida Gators are 23-5 and 17-10 ATS. As for the betting totals, Kentucky boasts a 16-12 on the OU, and Florida is 13-14.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 33-rated Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 5-ranked Florida Gators, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Florida is ranked No. 71 in NCAA basketball at 37.54 per game. Contrast that with Kentucky's No. 11 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kentucky is the No. 145-ranked team in the country at 7.32 per game, while Florida rates No. 110 at 7.75 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Gators got 26 points from KeVaughn Allen as Florida ran past South Carolina 81-66 on Tuesday at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Kentucky got 22 points and 22 rebounds from Edrice Adebayo en route to a 72-62 victory over Missouri on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
  • Florida is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Kentucky is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida home to Arkansas, Wednesday, March 1st
Kentucky at Vanderbilt, Tuesday, February 28th