Kentucky vs. Florida - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (15-15) at Kentucky Wildcats (30-0)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Rupp Arena)
The Line: Kentucky Wildcats -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Florida Gators face off on Saturday at Rupp Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 30-0 this season and they are going for a perfect regular season with a win in this one, which looks to be the final home game for many of UK’s top players. Kentucky is averaging 74.9 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 53.5 points and their opponents are shooting 34.9 percent. Aaron Harrison leads the Wildcats averaging 11.3 points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 11 points, Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 9.6 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 8.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Kentucky is 18-0 at home and 17-0 in the SEC.
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The Florida Gators are 15-15 this season and they have won their last two games. UF is averaging 64.4 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.6 percent. Dorian Finney-Smith leads the Gators averaging 13.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Eli Carter is averaging 8.8 points, Kasey Hill is averaging 7.0 points, and Devin Robinson is averaging 6.6 points. Florida is 2-8 on the road and 8-9 in the SEC.
Kentucky is 4-1-1 against the spread against the SEC, 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 7-2 against the spread in their last nine home games against a team with a losing road record. Florida is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, 3-12-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread against the SEC. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
There is a big number here on the Cats but Kentucky is going to put on a show for the home crowd as they send their team into the SEC Tournament and thank them for an amazing year.