Florida vs. Arkansas - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (11-10) at Florida Gators (14-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks and Florida Gators square off Wednesday at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.
The Arkansas Razorbacks look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 81.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 17 points and one assist while Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.5 points and 9.4 rebounds. Anthlon Bell is the third double-digit scorer and Jabril Durham is dishing seven assists. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 42.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The Razorbacks are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Arkansas Razorbacks have lost 10 of their last 17 road games.
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The Florida Gators look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Florida Gators are averaging 74.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 65 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 14.8 points and 2.3 assists while KeVaughn Allen is averaging 11.9 points and 2.7 rebounds. John Egbunu is the third double-digit scorer and Devin Robinson is grabbing six rebounds. The Florida Gators are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 63.2 percent from the free throw line. The Gators are allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Florida Gators have won 13 of their last 14 home games.
The Razorbacks are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 Wednesday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Gators are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
It seems like Florida is starting to put things together under its new coaching staff and a beatdown over West Virginia was impressive. Arkansas has been a tease this season and usually drops the ball in games like this. I'll side with the Gators by double digits.