Tennessee vs. Florida - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (9-4) at Tennessee Volunteers (7-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Thompson-Boling Arena)
The Line: Tennessee Volunteers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and Tennessee Volunteers meet Wednesday at the Thompson-Boling Arena.
The Florida Gators hope for some inconsistency after splitting their last six games. The Florida Gators are averaging 73.5 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 62 points on 37.5 percent shooting. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 13.2 points and 2.3 assists while John Egbunu is averaging 11 points and seven rebounds. Devin Robinson is grabbing seven rebounds and Kasey Hill is dishing 3.5 assists. The Florida Gators are shooting 28.4 percent from beyond the arc and 62.1 percent from the free throw line. Florida is allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.9 turnovers per game. The Florida Gators have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Tennessee Volunteers could also use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 79.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Kevin Punter is averaging 22.8 points and 3.8 assists while Armani Moore is averaging 13.9 points and 8.2 rebounds. Robert Hubbs III is dishing 1.5 assists and Devon Baulkman is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Tennessee Volunteers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. Tennessee is allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.2 turnovers per game. The Tennessee Volunteers have won 10 of their last 17 home games.
The Gators are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games and 6-19-2 ATS in their last 27 games following a straight up win. The Volunteers are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 home games. The Gators are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Tennessee and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
There's no line at the time I posted this article, but I don't like this Florida team at all. The Gators continue to struggle offensively and can't win on the road to save their life. Tennessee is a team that will push the pace and should be able to win this game rather easily.