Lawrence and Vanderbilt host Florida

Sat, Mar 9, 2024
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Lawrence and Vanderbilt host Florida

Florida Gators (21-9, 11-6 SEC) at Vanderbilt Commodores (8-22, 3-14 SEC)

Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Gators -9.5; over/under is 151.5

BOTTOM LINE: Vanderbilt takes on Florida after Tyrin Lawrence scored 23 points in Vanderbilt's 93-77 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats.

The Commodores are 7-10 on their home court. Vanderbilt ranks ninth in the SEC with 8.7 offensive rebounds per game led by Ven-Allen Lubin averaging 2.4.

The Gators are 11-6 in SEC play. Florida leads college basketball with 43.2 rebounds per game led by Tyrese Samuel averaging 7.5.

Vanderbilt is shooting 39.6% from the field this season, 4.0 percentage points lower than the 43.6% Florida allows to opponents. Florida has shot at a 45.6% rate from the field this season, 0.2 percentage points greater than the 45.4% shooting opponents of Vanderbilt have averaged.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ezra Manjon is scoring 14.4 points per game with 3.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists for the Commodores. Lawrence is averaging 13.9 points and 4.6 rebounds while shooting 43.9% over the past 10 games.

Zyon Pullin is averaging 15.5 points and 4.7 assists for the Gators. Walter Clayton Jr. is averaging 19.4 points over the last 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Commodores: 3-7, averaging 68.3 points, 31.9 rebounds, 9.1 assists, 4.9 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 40.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 80.9 points per game.

Gators: 7-3, averaging 84.5 points, 40.4 rebounds, 15.2 assists, 6.3 steals and 6.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 79.0 points.

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