|Game||Florida Gators vs Ole Miss Rebels|
|Date & Time||Tuesday January 14, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Exactech Arena Gainesville, FL
UF -10 O/U 137.5
The Ole Miss Rebels are set to visit Exactech Arena in Gainesville, Florida for an SEC clash against the Florida Gators. The Ole Miss Rebels come into this matchup with a 9-6 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Arkansas Razorbacks, 76-72. Leading the way for the Ole Miss Rebels was senior guard Breein Tyree as he recorded 27 points. Joining Tyree in the backcourt was sophomore guard Blake Hinson who had a productive outing for the Rebels with 13 points and 5 rebounds.
The Ole Miss Rebels had a solid shooting game against the Arkansas Razorbacks as they connected on 22 of their 54 field goal attempts (40.7%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (23.1%). The Ole Miss Rebels lost the turnover battle against the Arkansas Razorbacks (16-10), but they edged out the Razorbacks in the rebounding department (40-28).
The Florida Gators come into this matchup with a 10-5 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Missouri Tigers, 91-75. Leading the way for the Florida Gators was senior forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. as he recorded 22 points and 4 rebounds. Sophomore guard Noah Locke had a productive outing for the Gators as he pitched in 12 points and 3 rebounds.
The Florida Gators struggled shooting the ball against the Missouri Tigers as they connected on 20 of their 52 field goal attempts (38.5%), but they were solid from behind the three-point line (43.5%). The Florida Gators lost the turnover battle against the Missouri Tigers (14-11), but they edged out the Tigers in the rebounding department (32-28).
Recent Betting Trends
- Rebels are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 road games.
- Over is 5-2 in Rebels last 7 overall.
- Gators are 7-20 ATS in their last 27 home games.
- Under is 25-9 in Gators last 34 games following a straight up loss.
The Florida Gators were the early-season favorite to win the SEC and make a run in the NCAA Tournament, but they have been disappointing thus far as they are sitting at 10-5 with bad losses. The Gators have really struggled on the defensive side of the court through 3 conference games as they are allowing an average of 85.7 PPG, but the same can’t be said about the Ole Miss defense as they are holding their opponents to an average of 66.5 PPG. The Ole Miss Rebels have struggled to consistently score the basketball, but they have a solid backcourt with Breein Tyree (17.8 PPG) and Blake Hinton (11 PPG) which should be the difference in this one. The Gators are the better overall team and they should win this game at home, but the Ole Miss defense keeps this one close. Final Score Prediction, Florida Gators win but fail to cover ATS 73-66.