Florida Gators vs. Vanderbilt Commodores - 2/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vanderbilt Commodores (16-11) at Florida Gators (17-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores will travel to play the Florida Gators in a SEC game on Tuesday.
The Florida Gators are 17-10 (8-6) and are coming off of a loss to South Carolina by a score of 73-69. Florida has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 5th in the SEC standings. Florida is averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 66.2 points per game. Florida is also averaging 40.9 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 15.2 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game for Florida. KeVaughn Allen is averaging 11.8 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per game for the Gators. Florida is shooting 64.5% on free throws, 31.3% on three-pointers, and 42% on all field goal attempts.
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The Vanderbilt Commodores are 16-11 (8-6) and are coming off of a win against Georgia by a score of 80-67. Vanderbilt has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 5th in the SEC standings. Vanderbilt defeated Florida by a score of 60-59 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Vanderbilt is averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 66.9 points per game. Vanderbilt is also averaging 38.9 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 14.4 points per game and 5 assists per game for Vanderbilt. Damian Jones is averaging 13.9 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game for the Commodores. Vanderbilt is shooting 69.1% on free throws, 38.8% on three-pointers, and 45.9% on all field goal attempts.
Vanderbilt is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Vanderbilt is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 5-0 in Vanderbilt’s last 5 games. Florida is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. Florida is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS loss. The over is 5-1 in Florida’s last 6 home games. The under is 4-1 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
This should be a good game between two teams that are tied in the SEC standings. Vanderbilt has played better in recent games, while Florida has lost 2 of 3. Florida is the better rebounding team, while Vanderbilt has the shooting advantage. Vanderbilt has lost 3 of their last 4 games, so I like Florida in this one.