Florida vs. Kentucky - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (21-0) at Florida Gators (12-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Saturday at the O’Connell Center in a SEC college basketball matchup.
The Florida Gators are 12-10 this season and they are coming off of a loss at Vandy on Tuesday. Florida is averaging 66 points and they are shooting 44 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Michael Frazier II leads the Gators averaging 13.4 points per game. Dorian Finney Smith is averaging 12.8 points and 5.7 rebounds, Eli Carter is averaging 7.8 points, and Kasey Hill is averaging 7.4 points. Florida is 8-3 at home and 5-4 in the SEC.
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The Kentucky Wildcats are 22-0 this season and they are the unanimous number one team in the nation. Kentucky is averaging 73.9 points and they are shooting 46.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 51 points and their opponents are shooting 32.9 percent. Aaron Harrison leads UK averaging 11 points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 10.6 points, Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 8.7 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging .5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Kentucky is 5-0 on the road and 9-0 in the SEC.
Florida is 1-5 against the spread against the SEC, 3-9-1 against the spread in their last 13 home games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Kentucky is 7-3-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
The line looks so low it appears to be a sucker line but getting UK at this number this year it’s impossible to pass it up.