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Florida Gators vs Kentucky Wildcats NCAA College Hoops Odds

The Kentucky Wildcats will try to cover the point spread at Rupp Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Florida Gators in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Kentucky Wildcats betting line as -6-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Florida Gators vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Kentucky Wildcats are 16-6 overall and 9-13 ATS, while the Florida Gators are 15-7 and 13-7-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Kentucky boasts a 12-10 on the OU, and Florida is 12-9.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 31-ranked Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 48-rated Florida Gators in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Florida is ranked No. 19 in NCAA basketball at 41.14 per game. Contrast that with Kentucky's No. 47 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kentucky is the No. 209-ranked team in the country at 5.82 per game, while Florida rates No. 122 at 7.18 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dorian Finney-Smith scored 22 points leading the Gators to a 87-83 victory over Arkansas at Stephen O'Connell Center on Wednesday.

The Wildcats endured a 84-77 loss at the hands of the Volunteers on Tuesday, despite a 21-point effort from Jamal Murray at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games
  • Florida is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
  • Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida home to Mississippi, Tuesday, February 9th
Kentucky at Georgia, Tuesday, February 9th