Florida vs. Vermont - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vermont Catamounts (2-3) at Florida Gators (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -13 -- Over/Under: 144 See the Latest Odds
The Vermont Catamounts and Florida Gators meet Wednesday afternoon at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.
The Vermont Catamounts could use their first road victory to get back to a .500 record. The Vermont Catamounts are averaging 73.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 78.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Trae Bell-Haynes is averaging 16.8 points and 4.4 assists while Ernie Duncan is averaging 13 points and four assists. Ethan O'Day is the third double-digit scorer and Kurt Steidl is grabbing 7.8 rebounds. The Vermont Catamounts are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81.1 percent from the free throw line. Vermont has been a solid offensive team so far but must clean up its 17 turnovers per contest. The Vermont Catamounts have lost six of their last 10 road games.
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The Florida Gators look to rebound from a tough loss to Purdue on Monday. The Florida Gators are averaging 76.8 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 60.8 points on 38.1 percent shooting. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 12 points and 2.3 assists while Devin Robinson is averaging 11.3 points and 7.8 rebounds. John Egbunu is the third double-digit scorer and Kasey Hill is dishing four assists. The Florida Gators are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 63.8 percent from the free throw line. Florida is allowing just 27.8 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13 turnovers per contest. The Florida Gators have won four straight home games.
The Catamounts are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Gators are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games.
Vermont lost to Buffalo and got blown out by Eastern Michigan in a 20-point loss. Florida is better than both of those clubs and playing in Florida is even tougher. I look for the Gators to win large.