Florida Atlantic Owls (1-1) vs. Florida Gators (2-0)
November 14, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Florida Gators -11.5 / Florida Atlantic Owls +11.5; Over/Under: +144
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The Florida Atlantic Owls and Florida Gators meet Monday in college basketball action at Exactech Arena. The Florida Atlantic Owls look to get a game above a .500 record. The Florida Gators look for a 3-0 start.
The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 74 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 63 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Vladislav Goldin is averaging 13.5 points and 6 rebounds, while Johnell Davis is averaging 12.5 points and 4 rebounds. Alijah Martin is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Gaffney is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 58.3 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Atlantic Owls are allowing 25.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.
The Florida Gators are averaging 84.5 points on 50.9 percent shooting and allowing 61.5 points on 37.7 percent shooting. Colin Castleton is averaging 23 points and 7 rebounds, while Will Richard is averaging 14.5 points and 2.5 rebounds. Alex Fudge is the third double-digit scorer and Kowacie Reeves is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Florida Gators are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Gators are allowing 6.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game.
The Owls are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Gators are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Owls last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Gators last 5 Monday games.
The Florida Atlantic Owls are off to a decent start, but this is obviously a big step-up in competition, and they’re hard to trust on the road where they’ve had issues in the past. The Florida Gators haven’t played anybody yet, but they look solid at both ends of the floor, and they’re obviously the much more talented team. I’ll lay the chalk with the Gators.