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#20 Florida vs. North Florida: Live stream info, game preview, picks and predictions & more

Florida will return to the floor two days after an embarrassing non-conference loss.

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The No. 20 Florida Gators will look to get back on track after consecutive losses as they are set to host the North Florida Ospreys on Wednesday night.

Following a 74-67 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners, the Gators were defeated easily by the Texas Southern Tigers, who had entered the game at 0-7, before coming away with 69-54 victory on Monday night. Florida played well in November with a few impressive victories, but they are 0-2 in December as they head into Wednesday’s game.

North Florida will enter this matchup with a 2-8 record, but the Ospreys are still looking for their first win over a Division 1 opponent. North Florida is outside the top 300 in adjusted defensive efficiency according to the latest KenPom ratings, so the Gators have a great chance to get back into the win column on Wednesday night.

How to watch Florida vs. North Florida

When: Wednesday, December 8th, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O’Connell Center, Gainesville, FL
Where to live stream online: SEC Network’s website, ESPN app with a SEC Network subscription
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook


Spread: Florida -25.5
Total: 139.5

The Pick

North Florida +25.5

Whatever is ailing the Gators doesn’t get fixed in two days most likely. After perhaps the worst loss by a major conference team this season, we’ll see if UF can get it together. But they haven’t been covering as a major favorite well this season even prior to the Texas Southern disaster.

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