Florida Gators vs. Florida State Seminoles Pick, Odds, Prediction 11/29/13
Florida State Seminoles (5-1) at Florida Gators (5-1)
College Basketball: Friday, November 29, 2013 at 7:30 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -7.5 -- Over/Under: TBA See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and the Florida State Seminoles face off on the hardwood on Friday in college basketball action.
The Florida Gators are off to a 5-1 start and they are ranked 13th in the nation. The Gators one loss this season came at Wisconsin who is also ranked. Casey Prather leads the Gators averaging 19.2 points and 6.0 rebounds. Michael Frazier II is averaging 14 points, Patric Young is averaging 10.2 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Dorian Finney Smith is averaging 13.2 points and 8.2 rebounds. Florida is averaging 74.7 points per games and they are shooting 47.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Florida might not fair so well against the Noles on the football field on Saturday so they are hoping for something to smile about on the court.
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The Florida State Seminoles are off to a 5-1 start with their one loss being a two-point loss to nationally ranked Michigan. Florida State earned third place in the early season tournament in Maui but now they are back in the Sunshine State. Ian Miller is averaging 15.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.7 steals. Okaro White is averaging 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds, Devon Bookert is averaging 13 points, Montay Brandon is averaging 11.2 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Aaron Thomas is averaging 10.5 points and 3.3 steals. FSU is averaging 81.2 points and they are shooting 50.7 percent and defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 38.6 percent. Florida states schedule thus far is ranked 194th but it looks much tougher than that.
Florida is 7-0 against the spread against the ACC, 4-10 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 2-6 against the spread following a win. Florida State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-6 against the spread against the ACC.
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