College Basketball Picks: Baylor Bears vs Florida Gators (1/25/20)
Follow these Free College Basketball Picks and Predictions on this Baylor Bears vs Florida Gators basketball game on Saturday, Jan 25, 2020.
This game is set to tipoff at 8pm et at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. The Gators are a -1.5 point favorite and the over/under is currently at 131.5 total points. The betting public has 67% of their money on Florida as the home favorites.
Baylor comes into this game with a 15 game win streak and 16-1 overall this season, with their only loss coming all the way back in early November to Washington 67-64. They last played on Monday where they shot below 35% from the field but still managed to get the 61-57 win against the Sooners. Brady Manek had another impressive game, putting up 21 points and 10 rebounds.
Baylor on the road is scoring an average of 74.2 points per game, while defensively only giving up 62.6 points per game. The Bears are 6th in the nation in offensive rebound percentage.
Baylor is 1-8 against the spread in their last 9 games against an opponent in the SEC and the total has gone under in 5 of the Bears last 6 games.
Florida comes into this game 12-6 overall and 7-1 at home this season. They last played Tuesday where the Gators fell to the LSU Tigers on the road 84-82. 4 players put up 15+ points, but still managed to loss this close one. Keyontae Johnson thought he’d forced overtime with a layup as time expired. But officials determined on video review that the half-second on the clock when the ball was put in play ran out before the ball left Johnson’s hand. The Gators have had trouble this year against teams that have physically overwhelmed their perimeter players, but the Bears guards and wings are good players but they’re not physically overwhelming, they’re skill guys. Florida will feel better about their ability to guard them and in order for the Gators to win this game, their defense will need to be active and disruptive.
Florida at home is scoring an average of 76.2 points per game and giving up 64 points per game on defense.
Florida is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games and the total has gone under in 4 of the Gators last 6 games against an opponent in the Big 12.
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