Mississippi at Florida - 1/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Florida Gators (5-3) vs Mississippi Rebels (6-4)
Game Info: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Stephen C. O'Connell Center)
Betting Odds: Florida Gators -4 -- Over/Under: 140 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Florida Gators will host the Ole Miss Rebels in an important SEC clash for both teams. Florida currently sits two games out behind conference leader, Kentucky and Alabama, while Ole Miss is 2.5 games out of first.
Florida (5-3, 2-2 SEC) has lost two straight and is coming off a 76-58 loss to Kentucky. UF is 2-1 at home. Tre Mann averages a team-high 13.6 points, 5.6 rebounds,4.2 assists, and 1.8 treys while shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc. Colin Castleton adds 11.6 points on 64.9% shooting from the field along with 5.0 rebounds. Scottie Lewis (11.0 ppg , 4.4 rpg) and Noah Locke (9.3 ppg, 2.0 treys) are the other top contributors.
Florida averages 78.3 points on 47.4% shooting from the field, 38.5% from the 3-point line, and 71.9% from the charity stripe. UF is +2.6 in rebound margin and +1.6 in turnover differential. The Gators allow 71.9 points on 42.5% from the field, 37.3% from the 3-point line, and force 16.5 turnovers.
Florida is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. However, UF is 10-21 ATS in its last 31 home games
Ole Miss (6-4, 1-2) has lost three of five. Ole Miss, 1-2 on the road, fell to LSU 75-61 at home on Saturday. Devontae Shuler averages 12.6 points and 4.1 dimes along with 1.9 triples. Romello White averages 11.6 points, on 68.2% shooting from the field, along with 6.4 caroms. KJ Buffen (10.1 ppg, 4.4 rpg) and Luis Rodriguez (9.0 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 2.0 spg) are the other top contributors.
Ole Miss averages 72.4 points on 44.3% shooting from the field, 28.6% from beyond the arc, and 67.5% from the charity stripe. Ole Miss is a +4.5 in rebound margin and +1.0 in turnover differential. The Rebels allow 61.7 points on 39.4% shooting from the field, 34.4% from the 3-point line, and force 18.6 turnovers.
Ole Miss is 20-6 ATS in their last 26 games following a double-digit loss at home. However, Ole Miss is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games versus. a team with a winning straight up record.
Pick: I am going with Florida to get back on track. Castleton is the key here for the Gators.