Florida vs. Tennessee - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (14-13) at Florida Gators (13-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Saturday at the O’Connell Center in SEC college basketball.
The Florida Gators are 13-15 this season and they have lost six of their last seven games. Florida is averaging 64.3 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 60 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Michael Frazier II and Dorian Finney-Smith have led the Gators but both are suspended. Eli Carter is averaging 8.6 points, Kasey Hill is averaging 7.1 points, and Devin Robinson is averaging is averaging 6.4 points. Florida is 9-5 at home and 6-9 in the SEC.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-12 his season and they have lost six of their last seven games. Tennessee is averaging 63.3 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Josh Richardson leads the Vols averaging 15.9 points per game. Kevin Punter is averaging 10.6 points, Armani Moore is averaging 10.5 points, and Robert Hubbs III is averaging 6.6 points. Tennessee is 4-4 on the road and 6-8 in the SEC.
Florida is 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 3-8 against the spread in Saturday games. Tennessee is 7-0 against the spread in their last seven road games, 19-8-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 Saturday games. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
Tennessee hasn’t been very good of late but Florida just has packed it in so laying seven points with the Gators is a bad idea.