Florida Gators vs. Kentucky Wildcats - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (21-8) at Florida Gators (17-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stephen O'Connell Center)
The Line: Florida Gators +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Gators will host the Kentucky Wildcats this Tuesday.
The Florida Gators will come into this game with a 17-12 record and are currently 6th in the SEC. The Gators have lost 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 96-91 loss to LSU. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Gators has been Dorian Finney-Smith who is averaging 14.9 points per game and 8.3 rebounds. KeVaughn Allen is second on the team with 11.3 points per game and 2.5 rebounds.
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The Kentucky Wildcats will come into this game with a 21-8 record and are currently 1st in the SEC. The Wildcats have lost 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 74-62 loss to Vanderbilt. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Wildcats has been Jamal Murray who is averaging 19.9 points per game and 4.9 rebounds. Tyler Ulis is second on the team with 16.6 points per game and 7.0 assists.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Wildcats are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Florida is 1-7 against the spread in their last 8 games overall. The Gators are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games.
The Florida Gators have been struggling lately losing 4 out of their last 5 games. The Kentucky Wildcats have lost 2 out of their last 3 games but still remain one of the best teams in the SEC. I see this as a must win game for the Gators.