Florida vs. Arkansas - 1/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (16-4) at Florida Gators (11-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -6 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and the Arkansas Razorbacks face off on Saturday at the O’Connell Center in SEC college basketball.
The Florida Gators are 11-9 this season and they are coming off of a win over Alabama that ended a three game losing skid. UF is averaging 66.7 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent and defensively they are allowing 59.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Michael Frazier II is averaging 13.4 points per game to lead the Gators. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 13.1 points and 5.6 rebounds, Eli Carter is averaging 7.7 points, and Kasey Hill is averaging 7.6 points. Florida is 7-3 at home and 4-3 in the SEC.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are 16-4 this season and hey have won their last three games. Arkansas is averaging 81.7 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent. Bobby Portis leads the Razorbacks averaging 16.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Michael Qualls is averaging 16.5 points and 5.4 rebounds, Rashad Madden is averaging 10.2 points, and Anthlon Bell is averaging 8.6 points. Arkansas is 3-3 on the road and 5-2 in the SEC.
Florida is 9-4 against the spread against the SEC, 2-8-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven Saturday games. Arkansas is 15-38 against the spread in their last 53 road games, 0-5 against the spread in their last five games, and 0-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Florida has covered the point spread in six of their last eight games against Arkansas.
The total is at 141 but this one is going to go even higher than that so my free pick is the over. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.