Looking to win big? The Seminoles and Gators face off at 7:00 ET on SECN. The Gators are hosting the game at Exactech Arena in Gainesville, FL. The over/under for this game is set at 157.5 points, and the Gators are the home favorites against the Seminoles in a non-conference matchup.
FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS FLORIDA GATORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Florida State Seminoles +7.5
This game will be played at Exactech Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-71 in favor of the Seminoles.
- Not only will Florida State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Can the Seminoles Lock in a Win at Gainesville?
In their first two games of the season, Florida State is undefeated with a 2-0 record. Looking back at their last ten road games, which includes games from last year, Florida State has a road record of 4-6. Against the spread, Florida State is currently 2-0 this season. When factoring in the previous year, Florida State has a 4-6 ATS record in their last ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Florida State have had an average of 161 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 154.8 points. Their over/under record is 2-0-0. Looking at the Seminoles’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 82 points per game.
In their latest game, Florida State offense put up 94 points against Central Michigan. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 55.6% and made 12 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Seminoles offense has been good from outside, hitting 37% of their three-pointers on an average of 30.5 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 50%.
Florida State’s defense has been playing well, ranking 55th nationally, with 67.0 points allowed per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.0 threes per game vs. Florida. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 18.6%.
Does Florida Have What it Takes at Home?
In today’s game against Florida State, the Gators come in with a 2-1 record and have been favored in each of their previous three games. When it comes to Florida’s ATS performance, they have yet to cover the spread this season, sitting at 0-3. Specifically at home, Florida is 0-2 ATS, and in their last ten home games, they are 4-5-1 ATS.
Through three games, Florida has an over/under record of 3-0-0 with their games averaging a combined 155.3 points per game so far. When analyzing the Gators’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 75 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
In their recent game, the Gators’ offense concluded with 89 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 84 points per contest. Will Richard led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Walter Clayton Jr. contributed 18 points for the Gators.
Currently, the Gators’ defense holds the 77th rank in the nation, allowing 71.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Florida’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 37.3% this season.