Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bulldogs versus the Gators? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at Exactech Arena in Gainesville, FL. The odds for this Southeastern conference game currently have Florida as the -7.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 160.5 points.

GEORGIA BULLDOGS VS FLORIDA GATORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia Bulldogs +7.5

This game will be played at Exactech Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Gators.
  • Even though we have Florida winning straight-up, we like Georgia at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 160.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Is a Win at Gainesville Possible for the Bulldogs?

Georgia is 14-5 overall and 4-2 in the Southeastern Conference. The Bulldogs are 3-3 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin away from home is -2.8 points per game.

So far, Georgia has been the underdog in eight games, going 3-5 in those contests. In their last game, the Bulldogs defeated LSU 68-66. Over their last 10 road games, Georgia has gone 3-7.

Against the spread this season, Georgia is 11-7-1. On the road, they are 4-2 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Bulldogs have gone 5-3 vs. the spread this year. In their last 3 games as the underdog, Georgia is 3-0 ATS.

Georgia’s over/under record for the season is 9-10 and the average scoring total in their games is 147.8. Today’s OU line of 160.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (148.7) and in their last three games, the average scoring total is 159 points.

Against LSU, the Georgia had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 76.2 points per game. They scored 68 points and posted a field goal percentage of 43.1% in the game. The team’s scoring leader is Jabri Abdur-Rahim, who holds an average of 13.7 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Noah Thomasson is averaging 12.1 points per game this season.

The Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 147th nationally, allowing an average of 71.6 points per contest. Against LSU in their most recent game, the Georgia defense gave up a total of 66 points while allowing LSU to hit 43% of their shots.

Taking a Look at the Gators Chances at Home

Florida will be looking to extend their two-game winning streak today when they take on Georgia. So far this season, the Gators have a record of 13-6, including a 10-1 mark at home. In their last game, they defeated Mississippi State by a score of 79-70.

Through 19 games, Florida has been favored 17 times, going 13-4 in those games. At home, their average scoring margin is +17.4 compared to -2.9 on the road. Over their last 10 games at home, the Gators have gone 9-1.

Florida’s ATS record this season is 8-11, but they are 5-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Gators are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Florida games is 11-7-1, and today’s line of 160.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (154.5). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3, and the average scoring total in those games is 148 points.

Compared to their season average of 84.5 points per game, Florida struggled in their previous game. Against Mississippi State, the Gators scored 79 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 42.2%. The top scorer for the Gators was Will Richard with 23 points, while Walter Clayton Jr. also chipped in with 15 points.

The Gators’ defense is presently ranked 240th nationally, allowing an average of 75.7 points per contest. The Florida defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 70 points and allowed Mississippi State to connect on 8 threes.