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NCAA Basketball betting line favors Gators over Bulldogs

Georgia BulldogsFlorida Gators
8-6January 14, 2014, 07:00 | Stephen O'Connell Center13-2

The Florida Gators host Georgia on Tuesday, looking to build on their 13-2 mark against the 8-6 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Stephen O'Connell Center.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 7-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Gators are 5-4-2 ATS. Georgia is 4-8 on the totals; Florida is 4-6-1.

View Georgia Bulldogs vs Florida Gators Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Florida sat as -14-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game puts the Gators, most recently No. 21 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 203 in the latest survey.

Georgia won its last outing, a 66-58 result against Alabama on January 11. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Georgia earned a 66-58 victory over Alabama on Saturday, getting 22 points from Charles Mann at Stegeman Coliseum.

Florida was an 84-82 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Arkansas. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Florida got 22 points and 15 rebounds from Dorian Finney-Smith en route to an 84-82 victory over Arkansas on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida has the nation's No. 146-rated offensive output, at 72.67 PPG. The visiting Bulldogs defense ranks No. 109 allowing on average 68.36 PPG. The Gators FG% has averaged 46.42% so far, less than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.77% per game.

A few Bulldogs at Gators trends to consider:
Georgia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia's last 5 games
Georgia is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Georgia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Florida is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Georgia
Florida is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games when playing Georgia

Next up:
Georgia home to Arkansas, Saturday, January 18th
Florida at Auburn, Saturday, January 18th