Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Gators and Bulldogs. The game is starting at 1:00 ET on SECN, and it’s hosted by the Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA. Get ready to place your bets! In this Southeastern matchup, Florida is favored by -4 vs. Georgia. The over/under for the game is 157.5 points.

FLORIDA GATORS VS GEORGIA BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Bulldogs +4

This game will be played at Stegeman Coliseum at 1:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will Georgia pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Florida Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

Florida is coming off a win against LSU, 82-80. The Gators have a record of 17-7 this season, including a 7-4 record in Southeastern Conference play. On the road, Florida is 4-6, compared to 13-1 at home.

For the season, the Gators have been favored in 19 of their 24 games, going 15-4 in those matchups. Their average scoring margin on the road is -2.1, and they have gone 2-1 in their last three road games.

Florida has an ATS record of 11-13 this season and they are 8-11 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Gators are 5-5 ATS and they have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three road games. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Florida has gone 6-4 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Florida games is 13-10-1 with an average over/under line of 155.8. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 157.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points and their over/under record during that span is 0-3.

In their most recent game, the Gators’ offense tallied 82 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 84.6 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Walter Clayton Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 16.2, while Zyon Pullin also maintains a PPG average of 15.5 leading up to the game.

Currently, the Gators’ defense holds the 278th rank in the nation, allowing 76.6 points per game. Florida’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the LSU offense to knock down 48% of their shots on their way to putting up 80 points.

Will the Bulldogs Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

The Georgia Bulldogs enter this game as a 4-point underdog, and they have gone just 3-9 as the underdog this season. Overall, they are 14-10, including a 11-4 record at home.

Georgia has lost five straight games, including their most recent game against Arkansas, 78-75. Over their last ten games at home, the Bulldogs have gone 7-3.

Georgia’s ATS record this season is 13-10-1 and they are 7-7-1 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bulldogs have gone 7-3 vs. the spread. At home this year, Georgia is just 0-3 ATS in their last three games and 5-4-1 in their last 10.

This season, the over/under record for Georgia games is 11-13 and the average over/under line in their games is 149.4. Currently, the average scoring total in their games is 149.8. Today’s over/under line of 157.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this season and their average over/under line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their most recent game, the Bulldogs’ offense tallied 75 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 75.9 points per game. Silas Demary Jr. led the team in scoring, putting up 19 points. Additionally, Justin Hill contributed 18 points for the Bulldogs.

At this time, the Bulldogs’ defense is positioned 214th in the country, permitting 73.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Georgia’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.3% this season.