Kentucky vs. Florida SEC Tournament - 3/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (16-16) at Kentucky Wildcats (31-0)
College Basketball: Friday, March 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Florida Gators +13 -- Over/Under: 122.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Florida Gators face off on Friday in Nashville as the SEC college basketball tournament continues.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 31-0 and ranked number one in the nation. UK is averaging 74.6 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 53.4 points and their opponents are shooting 35.1 percent. Aaron Harrison leads the Wildcats averaging 11.2 points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 10.9 points, Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 9.7 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 8.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Kentucky had byes in the first two rounds of the SEC Tournament and they are the likely number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament regardless of their performance in Nashville.
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The Florida Gators are 16-16 this season and they advanced to this game with a win on Thursday over Alabama. UF is averaging 64.1 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Dorian Finney-Smith leads the gators averaging 13.4 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Michael Frazier II is averaging 12.5 points, Eli Carter is averaging 8.7 points, and Kasey Hill is averaging 7.1 points. Florida is 3-2 in neutral site games and 9-10 in SEC games.
Kentucky is 9-1-1 against the spread in their last 11 neutral site games, 5-1-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 5-1-1 against the spread following a win. Florida is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 5-15-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games.
The total is set at 122.5 and I like the over in this this one for my free pick. My stroger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.