An SEC showdown is featured during Saturday's college basketball schedule when the Florida Gators host the seventh-ranked Kentucky Wildcats. Florida enters Saturday's showdown having won three of its last four games. Kentucky, meanwhile, has won nine of its last 11. The Wildcats knocked off Ole Miss, 83-72, on Tuesday, while Florida secured an 82-78 victory over Vanderbilt in its last outing. You can stream the game on Paramount+.

Tipoff from Gainesville, Fla., is set for 2 p.m. ET. The Wildcats are 4.5-point favorites in the latest Kentucky vs. Florida odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 139. Saturday's matchup can be seen live on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.

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How to watch Kentucky vs. Florida

  • Kentucky vs. Florida date: Saturday, March 5
  • Kentucky vs. Florida time: 2 p.m. ET
  • Kentucky vs. Florida TV channel: CBS 
  • Kentucky vs. Florida live stream: Paramount+

College basketball picks for Florida vs. Kentucky

Before tuning into the Kentucky vs. Florida game, you need to see the college basketball picks from SportsLine's advanced computer model. The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $1,700 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

For Kentucky vs. Florida, the model is picking the over 139 to hit with ease. The Wildcats feature one of the nation's most explosive offenses, averaging 80.4 points per game, which ranks 10th in the country. Kentucky is led by Oscar Tshiebwe, who's averaging 16.9 points and 15.3 rebounds per game. The junior forward is knocking down 60.2 percent of his shots this season, and he's recorded a double-double in each of his last 12 outings.

Florida, meanwhile, has scored 82 or more points in each of its last two outings. The Gators scored 84 points in last week's victory over the Georgia Bulldogs, and followed that with an 82 point outburst in Tuesday's win over Vanderbilt. Forward Colin Castleton stuffed the stat sheet in the win over the Commodores, recording 19 points and eight rebounds. Plus, the total has gone over in four of Florida's last five games played in March.

SportsLine's model projects these teams to combine for 144 points, which helps the over hit in well over 60 percent of simulations.

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