Florida vs. Auburn - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (9-8) at Florida Gators (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -13.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Florida Gators and the Auburn Tigers face off on Saturday in SEC college basketball action.
The Florida Gators are 12-6 this season and have won three of their last four games. Florida is averaging 73.4 points per game and they are shooting 42 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.1 points and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Dorian Finney-Smith leads the Gators averaging 13.9 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. KeVaughn Allen is averaging 11.3 points, John Egbunu is averaging 11 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Devin Robinson is averaging 10.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Florida is 8-1 at home and 4-2 in SEC games.
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The Auburn Tigers are 9-8 this season and they have won their last two games. Auburn is averaging 76.5 points per game and they are shooting 42.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Kareem Canty leads the Tigers averaging 19.4 points and 5.4 assists per game. Tyler Harris is averaging 15.2 points and 8.2 rebounds, T.J. Dunnans is averaging 12.4 points, and Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 11.5 points and 9.4 rebounds. Auburn looks like they may be putting something together and are playing their best basketball of the season.
Florida is 5-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 5-1-1 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, and 5-19-2 against the spread following a win. Auburn is 8-3-1 against the spread against the SEC, 1-4 against the spread following a win, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games.
Auburn is playing well and this is too many points to be giving them.