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    The No. 9 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs (20-11, 8-10 SEC) are 3-point favorites in the SEC Tournament over the No. 8 seed Florida Gators (16-15, 9-9 SEC) on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena. The matchup tips at 1:00 PM and airs on SEC Network, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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    How do I watch Bulldogs vs. Gators?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SEC Network
    • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
    • Arena: Bridgestone Arena

    Betting Lines for Bulldogs vs. Gators

    Mississippi State vs Florida Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Mississippi State -3 130

    Mississippi State Betting Stats & Information

    • Mississippi State has won 17 of 22 games when the moneyline favorite this season (77.3%).
    • The Bulldogs have gone 15-2 when they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -158 or shorter (88.2% win percentage).
    • The Bulldogs are 16-15-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Gators have a 3-6 record against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • The average point total in Mississippi State’s games this season is 3.2 fewer points than the over/under of 130 in this matchup.

    Florida Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Florida has won two out of the 12 games, or 16.7%, in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Gators have a record of 2-8 in games where bookmakers have them as underdogs of at least +133 on the moneyline.
    • The Gators are 15-16-0 ATS this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this year, the Gators are 3-6 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Florida this year is 10.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Mississippi State vs. Florida Season Stat Comparison

    Mississippi State Rank Mississippi State AVG Florida AVG Florida Rank
    314th 66.4 Points Scored 72.1 172nd
    7th 60.4 Points Allowed 68.6 133rd
    36th 34.8 Rebounds 32 165th
    6th 11.6 Off. Rebounds 7.2 289th
    339th 5.5 3pt Made 6.7 258th
    82nd 14.4 Assists 12.4 232nd
    185th 11.9 Turnovers 10.4 40th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Mississippi State Bulldogs Leaders

    • Tolu Smith leads the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding, tallying 15.4 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.
    • Dashawn Davis leads Mississippi State in assists, averaging 3.4 per game while also scoring 8.3 points per contest.
    • The Bulldogs get the most three-point shooting production out of Davis, who knocks down 1.3 threes per game.

    Florida Gators Leaders

    • The Gators’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Colin Castleton with 16 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.
    • Florida’s assist leader is Kyle Lofton with 3.4 per game. He also averages 9 points per game and grabs three rebounds per game.
    • Will Richard is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Gators, hitting 1.7 threes per game.

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