Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Gators (6-1) at Miami Hurricanes (7-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (BankUnited Center)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The 17th ranked Miami Hurricanes will take on the Florida Gators.
The Miami Hurricanes are currently 2nd in the ACC with a 7-1 record. Miami would be a top-10 team if it weren’t for a 78-77 loss to Northeastern. Their most recent game was a 88-60 win against Charlotte. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer for the Hurricanes has been Sheldon McClellan who is averaging 15.9 points per game and 2.8 rebounds. Angel Rodriquez is second on the team with 12.4 points per game and 4.3 assists and 2.3 rebounds. The Hurricanes will try to keep it rolling with a win against in state rival the Florida Gators.
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The Florida Gators have started out this year with a 6-1 record with their only loss coming against Purdue. Florida has not beat any quality teams yet but they will be tested on the road at Miami. Through 7 games this season the leading scorer of the Gators has been Dorian Finney-Smith who is averaging 14.3 points per game and 9.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists. John Egbunu is second on the team with 12.7 points per game and 8.3 rebounds. The Florida Gators will need to bring their A game if they want to take down Miami on the road.
The Florida Gators are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 non-conference games. The Gators are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. ACC opponents. The Miami Huuricanes are 9-1 against the spread in their last 10 games following a win. The Hurricanes are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning percentage of greater than .600.
The Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Gators both have lossed only 1 game each. The Miami Hurricanes have played better teams and are the better team here on paper. The Hurricanes i think will win this game easily. Take Miami to cover at home.