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The point spread for this year’s Gator Bowl between the Florida Gators and Ohio State Buckeye opened up at -2 in favor of the Gators at BetOnline Sportsbook on 12/26. The total is set at 44. Right now, 60% of the betting public is on Ohio State and 61% are on the over. To help you better decide who to bet, take a look at these trends for tonight.
Gators are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Bowl games.
Gators are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 neutral site games.
Buckeyes are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games in January.
Buckeyes are 23-8-1 ATS in their last 32 games following a S.U. loss.
Over is 7-0 in Gators last 7 vs. Big Ten.
Over is 8-1 in Gators last 9 games in January.
Under is 8-3 in Buckeyes last 11 games as an underdog.
Under is 5-2 in Buckeyes last 7 Bowl games.
My Prediction: Wow, who would have thought these two teams would be 6-6 entering a Bowl game? Both have looked really bad all year. Florida hasn’t covered the spread since September. Ohio State has lost 3 in a row. Both offenses are pretty weak, but the defenses are decent. I’m going to pass on a side and just take the under as a small play.