Florida vs. South Florida Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 17

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The No. 18 Florida Gators (1-1) will battle the South Florida Bulls (1-1) at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida.

Florida vs. South Florida Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 23 points, with sportsbooks listing Florida as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Florida has -2623 odds to pick up the win, while South Florida is listed at +1120 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 58.5 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Florida vs. South Florida Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Stadium: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Betting Preview


  • Florida scored 4.0 fewer points per game (30.7) than South Florida allowed (34.7) last season.
  • The Gators were 2-4 against the spread and 5-1 overall in games when they recorded more than 34.7 points last year.
  • Florida collected just 8.2 fewer yards per game (462.8) than South Florida allowed per outing (471.0) last season.
  • The Gators were 2-4 against the spread and 5-1 overall when the team amassed over 471.0 yards last year.
  • Florida rushed for 209.8 yards per game last year, just 3.0 more yards than the 206.8 South Florida allowed per outing.
  • When the Gators ran for over 206.8 yards last year, they had a 2-3 ATS record and a 4-1 overall record.

South Florida

  • South Florida averaged 3.6 fewer points per game (23.2) than Florida surrendered (26.8) last year.
  • The Bulls were 5-1 against the spread and 2-4 overall last year when the team scored more than 26.8 points.
  • South Florida collected just 16.2 fewer yards per game (350.0) than Florida allowed (366.2) per outing last season.
  • The Bulls were 3-2 against the spread and 2-3 overall when the team totaled over 366.2 yards last year.
  • Last season South Florida rushed for just 5.2 fewer yards (157.6) than Florida allowed per outing (162.8).
  • Last year the Bulls had a 2-2 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record in games the team ran for over 162.8 yards.

Florida vs. South Florida Betting Analysis

Florida Betting Insights

  • Against the spread, Florida went 3-10-0 last season.
  • Florida had one win ATS (1-3) as a 23-point favorite or greater last season.
  • The Gators won 44.4% of the games last season when they were the moneyline favorite (4-5).
  • The Gators played as a moneyline favorite of -2623 or shorter in just one game last season, which they won.
  • Last season, four of Florida’s 13 games hit the over.

Bulls Betting Insights

  • South Florida’s record against the spread last season was 7-5-0.
  • South Florida’s ATS record as an underdog of 23 points or more was 3-0 last season.
  • Last season, the Bulls were listed as the underdog in 10 games and failed to win any of those contests.
  • Last season, the Bulls were at least a +1120 underdog on the moneyline two times, losing each of those contests.
  • Last year, six of South Florida’s 12 games hit the over.

Florida vs. South Florida Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.0 58.8 59.5
Implied Total AVG 38.5 39.1 37.6
ATS Record 3-10-0 3-5-0 0-5-0
Over/Under Record 4-9-0 1-7-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-5 3-1 1-4
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-2 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.4 55.2 59.6
Implied Total AVG 36.8 35.7 38.0
ATS Record 7-5-0 5-1-0 2-4-0
Over/Under Record 6-6-0 5-1-0 1-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-10 0-4 0-6

Last Season’s Leaders


  • In 13 games last year, Brenton Cox Jr. compiled 8.0 sacks to go with 14.0 TFL and 33 tackles.
  • Rashad Torrence amassed 71 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three interceptions in 13 games.
  • In 13 games a season ago, Trey Dean III amassed 70 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
  • Zachary Carter delivered 25 tackles, 8.0 TFL, and 7.5 sacks in 13 games played.


  • Last season Antonio Grier compiled 92 tackles, 7.0 TFL, three sacks, and two interceptions in 12 games.
  • On defense, Dwayne Boyles compiled 2.0 TFL, 58 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Mekhi LaPointe collected two interceptions to go along with 55 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two passes defended in 12 games.
  • A key contributor on defense, Vincent Davis had 61 tackles and 3.0 TFL.

Florida vs. South Florida Predictions and Pick

Florida vs. South Florida betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bulls (+23)

    Pick OU:

    Under (58.5)

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Florida, and we project that South Florida will cover the spread (Florida -23). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 58.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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