Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Razorbacks and Gators. The game is starting at 4:00 ET on ESPN, and it’s hosted by the Gators at Exactech Arena in Gainesville, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Southeastern conference game currently have the Gators as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 163.5 points.
ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS VS FLORIDA GATORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Arkansas Razorbacks +8
This game will be played at Exactech Arena at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.
WHY BET THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Gators.
- Even though we have Florida winning straight-up, we like Arkansas at +8.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 163.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.
Do the Razorbacks Have What it Takes in Gainesville?
Arkansas is 0-4 on the road this season, and they have lost their last four games away from home by an average of 9.8 points per game. The Razorbacks are 1-5 as underdogs this season, and they are 9-2 at home this year.
Through 15 games, Arkansas is 9-6 overall, and they have lost two games in a row. In Southeastern Conference play, the Razorbacks are 0-2, and they are 9-4 in non-conference games.
Arkansas’ ATS record this season is just 4-11, including an 0-4 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Razorbacks are just 2-8 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for Arkansas games is 11-4 and today’s over/under line of 163.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.7). So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2.
In their most recent game, the Arkansas offense concluded with only 66 points against Georgia. Throughout the game, they made 3/21 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 40%. Leading the team in scoring was Tramon Mark with 24 points. Trevon Brazile also added 9 points for the Razorbacks.
So far, the Razorbacks’ defense is ranked 274th in the country at 76.8 points per contest. Arkansas will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Georgia to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.
Will Florida Win at Home?
Florida enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 14 of their 15 games this season. They are 10-4 as the favorite, and they are 8-1 at home this season, where they have an average scoring margin of +17.8 points per game.
The Gators are coming off a 103-85 loss to Ole Miss, and they have lost two straight games. They are 10-5 overall this season, and they are 0-2 in Southeastern Conference play.
Against the spread, Florida has been below .500 this season with a 5-10 mark. Their home ATS record is 3-6 and they are 2-4 ATS on the road. As the favorite, the Gators have gone 5-9 vs. the spread this year.
Florida’s over/under record this season is 11-3-1, and today’s line of 163.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (153.3). So far, nine of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. However, the average scoring total in their last three games is 176 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 7-3.
The Florida offense is coming off a game in which they scored 85 points vs. Ole Miss. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.3% while connecting on 5 threes. The top scorer for the Gators was Walter Clayton Jr. with 23 points, while Zyon Pullin also chipped in with 18 points.
Coming into the game, Florida will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 76.5 points per game (269th). The Florida defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 103 points and allowed Ole Miss to connect on 8 threes.