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Florida vs. Florida State 2012 odds: Seminoles favored by 8

The Florida State Seminoles score an average of 27.1 more points per game than the Florida Gators, and they're favored by eight in Saturday's contest.

Mike Ehrmann

The Florida Gators take on the Florida St. Seminoles on Saturday, and the Seminoles are currently eight point favorites in the latest odds. Both teams are 10-1 this season, but the Gators have fared a bit better against the spread, 6-5 against Florida State's 4-6.

The total for the contest is 44.5 points, a total the Gators have met only four times this season. The high-powered Seminole offense, on the other hand, has only failed to meet that total once. Overall, the Gators have come in over the total in three of their games this season, while Florida State has done so five times. The Seminoles average 42.9 points scored (No. 7 in the nation) and 13.1 allowed (No. 5), while the Gators score an average of 25.8 points (No. 80) and allow 11.7 (No. 3).

Florida holds the historical advantage in the rivalry, having won 33 of the 56 meetings, including six of the last 10.

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