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Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators College Football Betting Picks

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators

The 2019 college football betting season is right around the corner and it will be hailed in by the Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators contest. The Gators are coming off an extremely successful season and will want to build off that success this upcoming season. The Hurricanes on the other hand, didn’t find 2018 to be as successful and are hoping to turn things around a bit in 2019. So what do the college football odds have to say about this one?

Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators – Saturday, August 24th

When: 7:00 pm ET
Where: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: Watch ESPN

Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Florida -7 (EV) 50½ (-110) -260
Miami Florida +7 (-120) 50½ (-110) +220
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Miami Hurricanes

The Hurricanes turned in a 7-6 record last season that also included a 4-4 run in ACC play. Naturally this led to a less than stellar 3rd place ranking in the Coastal Division of the conference. This was a pretty big step down from the 10-3 record Miami delivered the previous season that saw them win the Coastal Division. With this in mind, it’s clear that Miami’s focus is on getting back to their previous form this upcoming season. That job goes to Dan Mullen who returns in his second season as Florida’s head coach. Mullen will be returning with the same crew as the previous year. All in all, Miami has enough returning starters to feel comfortable with the program.

Players to Watch: N’Kosi Perry (1,091 passing yards, 13 TD, 6 INT), DeeJay Dallas (617 rushing yards, 6 TD, 5.7 AVG), and Jeff Thomas (563 receiving yards, 3 TD, 35 REC).

Florida Gators

The Gators turned in a 10-3 record last season that included a 5-3 run in SEC play. This was an incredible step up from the 4-7 record the team had delivered the previous year. Needless to say, Florida is pretty happy with the job Dan Mullen did in his debut as their head coach. Mullen will return in 2019 as Florida’s head coach once again and is joined by the same coaching staff. Last season the Gators got an invite to the Peach Bowl and came out on top so a SEC championship is the aim for this year.

Players to Watch: Feleipe Franks (2,457 passing yards, 24 TD, 6 INT), Lamical Perine (826 rushing yards, 7 TD, 6.2 AVG), and Van Jefferson (503 receiving yards, 6 TD, 35 REC).

Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Miami Hurricanes

    • 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of Florida’s last 8 games.
    • 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
    • 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Miami-FL.
    • 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Miami-FL.
    • 6-0 SU in their last 6 games played in August.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida’s last 7 games played in week 1.
    • 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games when playing as the favorite.
  • Florida Gators

    • 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami-FL’s last 7 games.
    • 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami-FL’s last 6 games against Florida.
    • 8-0 SU in their last 8 games played in August.
    • 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games when playing as the underdog.
    • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami-FL’s last 6 games played in week 1.

Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Miami Hurricanes vs. Florida Gators matchup? All things considered, this one is a bit of a tossup. However, the Gators are coming off a better season and are likely the team to side with here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 36-28 Florida.