Vanderbilt vs. Florida - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (13-6) at Vanderbilt Commodores (11-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gym)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and Vanderbilt Commodores meet Tuesday at the Memorial Gymnasium.
The Florida Gators look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Florida Gators are averaging 74.5 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 38.6 percent shooting. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 14.5 points and eight rebounds while KeVaughn Allen is averaging 11.3 points and 1.5 assists. John Egbunu is the third double-digit scorer and Kasey Hill is dishing 3.3 assists. The Florida Gators are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 62.3 percent from the free throw line. The Gators are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Florida Gators have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Vanderbilt Commodores look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Vanderbilt Commodores are averaging 77.8 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.4 points on 38.3 percent shooting. Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 14.5 points and 4.4 assists while Damian Jones is averaging 12.6 points and 6.5 rebounds. Jeff Roberson is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Riley LaChance is dishing 2.7 assists. The Vanderbilt Commodores are shooting 40.5 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Commodores are allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Vanderbilt Commodores have won 12 of their last 14 home games.
The Gators are 6-19-2 ATS in their last 27 games following a straight up win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Commodores are 27-11 ATS in their last 38 Tuesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Gators are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Vanderbilt and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
I still don't trust this Florida team, especially on the road due to its lack of offense and poor free throw shooting. Vanderbilt shoots the three-ball well and is tough to beat at home with its weird open arena. I like the Commodores to win and cover the small chalk.