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Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks 11/21/2019 Preview, Odds and Game Analysis

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Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph's Hawks 11-21-2019 Preview Odds and Game Analysis

Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks 11/21/2019 – These are both teams with mirroring records of 2-2 to start the season. But the Saint Joseph’s Hawks are glad that they are hosting the Florida Gators for this game. The match will be held at the TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina this November 21, Thursday at 2 pm Eastern Time. Viewing is available on ESPNU while live streaming is at SofaScore. The Hawks are expected to win over the Gators as predicted by How To Bet On NCAA Basketball.

Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks 11/21/2019

When: Thursday, November 21, 11:30 AM ET
Where: TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina
TV: ESPN2
Stream: SofaScore

Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks 11/21/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Florida -5½ (-110) 48 (-115) -1183
Saint Joseph’s +5½ (-110) 48 (-105) +867
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Florida Gators

It has been a literal up-and-down season so far for the Florida Gators. They are coming off a loss against the UConn Huskies by just three points. Andrew Nembhard had a difficult time putting the ball to the hoop with missing 10 out of his 14 shots. Kelly Blackshear Jr. was his usual self with 15 points and eight rebounds. Nembhard was a strong revelation that even he missed ten shots, he was able to dish out seven assists and grabbed five boards. It will be exciting for the Gators if Nembhard could find his game along with Blackshear and other starters, Keyontae Johnson and Scottie Lewis to avoid back-to-back losses.

Players to Watch:  K. Blackshear Jr. (14.5 PPG, 11 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.3 SPG), K. Johnson (10.5 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 1.3 APG), S. Lewis (9 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 1.3 BPG).

Saint Joseph’s Hawks

Like the Gators, their win-loss pattern is the same and they are also coming in from a loss. Ryan Daly had a subpar scoring night against the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers but he made up with his rebounding and assists. Taylor Funk was the surprise of that game stepping up with 15 points missing only 2 of his 7 shots. They are the favorites to win this game against the Gators but They would need Lorenzo Edwards and Cameron Brown stepping up and spacing the floor for Daly to operate. The depth of this team will be their best strength as the Gators will have Rahmir Moore to worry about as well.

Players to Watch: R. Daly (19.3 PPG, 9 RPG, 6 APG, 1.3 SPG). L. Edwards (12.3 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 1.8 APG, 1.3 BPG), R. Moore (12.3 PPG, 2 RPG, 1.3 SPG)

Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks Betting Predictions

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Florida Gators

Gators are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida’s last 7 games.
Gators are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Atlantic 10 conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida’s last 8 games played in November.
Florida is 15-0 SU in their last 15 games played on a Thursday.

Saint Joseph’s Hawks

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Saint Joseph’s’ last 6 games.
Hawks are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Saint Joseph’s’ last 7 games played in November.
Saint Joseph’s are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games played on a Thursday.

Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph’s Hawks Betting Picks

This is the Saint Joseph’s Hawks game to lose according to Best Sports Betting Odds. Daly is expected to have his way against the Gators and will be the best player in the team. It would be interesting to see if Taylor Funk can follow up on his performance and would be the barometer to stretch out the lead even further for the Hawks. Florida Gators will rely heavily on Blackshear Jr but in order for them to pull this closer, it would depend on Nembhard to have a good shooting night.

Moneyline: As the heavy favorites, the Hawks are a safer pick with a +867 moneyline. If the Gators win they are given a -1183.

ATS: It is a wide 15 point spread between both teams and Saint Josephs is on the good end with +15.

TOTALS: It is predicted that both teams will make 141 points with the Gators going under. 

Score Prediction: 80-68 Texas Tech.