Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Florida Gators Betting Prediction 02/15/20

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The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-15, 1-10 SEC) and the Florida Gators (15-9, 7-4 SEC) face off at Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The Commodores can snap a six-game road losing streak. The game starts at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 15, 2020, and will air on SEC Network.

Vanderbilt Commodores at Florida Gators ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Gators defeated the Texas A&M Aggies, 78-61, while the Commodores fell to the 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 78-64.

The Gators had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 56.0 (above their season average of 30.8) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.635 (above their season average of 0.505). Vanderbilt, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 9.5 (better than their season average of 16.5). Florida’s Keyontae Johnson led the way, recording 10 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt rallied around Dylan Disu, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

In their first matchup this season, Johnson led the Gators to a 61-55 victory. He was the game’s top overall scorer with 20 points. Florida had a much better turnover percentage (10.5 vs. 24.0). Vanderbilt, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the free throw line (15-20; 75.0 percent).

Florida appears to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Gators rank 66th in offensive efficiency, while Vanderbilt ranks 311th in defensive efficiency. Additionally, the Commodores are among the nation’s elite at getting to the line, ranking 43rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.275). The Gators, meanhwile, rank 276th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.258).

Vanderbilt vs. Florida Free Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Florida, ATS Winner – Vanderbilt, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Vanderbilt ranks 48th in three pointers attempted per game (25.5) while Florida ranks 187th (21.0).
  • The Commodores rank 42nd in steals allowed per game (5.5) while the Gators rank 57th (5.7).
  • The Gators rank 122nd in rebounds per game (36.0) while the Commodores rank 242nd (32.9).
  • Florida ranks 30th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while Vanderbilt ranks 126th (3.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Commodores have scored an average of 70.0 points per game (2.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 76.0 points per game (1.7 above their season average).
  • The Gators’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.0, down from 5.5 for the season.