Florida vs. Auburn - 1/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (9-6) at Florida Gators (9-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and the Auburn Tigers face off on Thursday at the O’Connell Center in a SEC college basketball battle.
The Florida Gators are 9-6 this season and they have own their last two games to start their SEC schedule off 2-0. Florida is averaging 67.6points and they are shooting 44.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 56.9 points and their opponents are shooting 39 percent. Dorian Finney-Smith leads the Gators averaging 14.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Michael Frazier II is averaging 13.7 points, Jon Horford is averaging 8.3 points and 5.7 rebounds, and Kasey Hill is averaging 7.7 points. Florida is 6-2 at home this season.
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The Auburn Tigers are 9-6 this season and they have won six of their last seven games. Auburn is averaging 68.3 points and they are shooting 41.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. K.T. Harrell leads the Tigers averaging 16.9 points per game. Cinmean Bowers is averaging 13.7 points and 11.3 rebounds, Antoine Mason is averaging 14.6 points, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 6.9 points. Auburn is 0-4 o the road this season.
Florida is 7-1 against the spread against the SEC, 2-7-1 against the spread in their last 10 home games, and 1-7-1 against the spread following a win. Auburn is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games, 1-4-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games. The underdog has covered the spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
This is way too many points to be laying so my play here is Auburn.