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The No. 13 LSU Tigers welcome the Florida Gators into the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for an ​SEC matchup on Wednesday night. Winners of four straight, LSU looks to continue its hot streak and defeat the Gators in the first of two matchups between the teams this season.

LSU is fresh off big wins over SEC opponents Georgia and No. 5 Kentucky and are 6.5-point favorites, according FanDuel Sportsbook. If you feel confident in the Tigers, or you want to take a flier on the upset, you might want to take a look at what the experts have to say about this matchup before placing your bet.

Sports Jaw

The staff at Sports Jaw like LSU to win, but Florida to keep it close enough to cover the 6.5-point spread. They predict a final score of 77-73.

ESPN Basketball Power Index Matchup Predictor

ESPN's BPI Matchup Predictor loves LSU's chances to win this SEC matchup at home tonight in Baton Rouge, giving the Tigers a convincing 70.3-percent shot of winning straight up.

Sports Chat Place

Andrew Jett, of Sports Chat Place, is confident in LSU's ability to win at home and cover the spread against Florida.

Overall, all highlighted predictions are backing LSU to win this matchup straight up, but only 1-of-2 spread predictions (there's no spread pick from ESPN's BPI) is calling for the Tigers to cover the 6.5-point spread at home. 

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