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Florida vs Colorado Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

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Florida vs Colorado Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 10 Colorado Buffaloes (25-10) and the No. 7 Florida Gators (24-11) battle on Friday for a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The opening-round matchup begins at 4:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Colorado vs. Florida Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Colorado vs. Florida Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Colorado win (52.2%)

Check out the betting trends and insights below before making a bet on Friday's Colorado-Florida spread (Colorado -1.5) or total (157.5 points).

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Colorado vs. Florida: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Colorado has covered 17 times in 35 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Florida has covered 17 times in 35 games with a spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 1.5 or more this season, Colorado (15-14) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (51.7%) than Florida (5-4) does as the underdog (55.6%).
  • The Buffaloes have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered nine times in 17 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered four times in 11 opportunities in road games.
  • The Gators have performed better against the spread away (5-5-0) than at home (7-8-0) this season.

Colorado vs. Florida: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Colorado has been victorious in 24, or 82.8%, of the 29 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This season, the Buffaloes have been victorious 24 times in 29 chances when named as a favorite of at least -111 or better on the moneyline.
  • Florida has been the underdog on the moneyline eight total times this season. Florida has gone 3-5 in those games.
  • The Gators have a 3-5 record (winning only 37.5% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of -110 or longer.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Colorado has a 52.6% chance of pulling out a win.

Colorado vs. Florida Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Colorado has a +283 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.0 points per game. It is putting up 78.7 points per game to rank 54th in college basketball and is allowing 70.7 per outing to rank 135th in college basketball.
  • KJ Simpson's team-leading 19.6 points per game ranks 41st in the country.
  • Florida outscores opponents by 6.6 points per game (posting 85.1 points per game, sixth in college basketball, and allowing 78.5 per outing, 331st in college basketball) and has a +231 scoring differential.
  • Walter Clayton Jr. is 121st in the country with a team-leading 17.1 points per game.
  • The Buffaloes are 83rd in college basketball at 37.4 rebounds per game. That's 6.9 more than the 30.5 their opponents average.
  • Eddie Lampkin Jr. is 181st in college basketball play with 7.0 rebounds per game to lead the Buffaloes.
  • The Gators prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 6.7 boards. They are pulling down 42.7 rebounds per game (second in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 36.0.
  • Tyrese Samuel is 139th in college basketball with 7.4 rebounds per game, leading the Gators.
  • Colorado ranks 38th in college basketball with 102.0 points scored per 100 possessions, and 135th in college basketball defensively with 91.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Gators rank 63rd in college basketball with 100.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 162nd defensively with 92.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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