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UCF vs. Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl: Preview, How to Watch, Predictions

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It’s the Knights vs. the Gators in Tampa

Gasparilla Bowl

The time for talk is over.

The UCF Knights (8-4, 6-3 AAC) take on the Florida Gators (6-6, 2-6 SEC) in the 2021 Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on ESPN.

Let’s get ready:


Game Day Guide

When: 7 p.m. ET

Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Weather: Courtesy of Black & Gold Banneret’s unofficial meteorologist and UCF alum Eric Burris:

Line: UCF +7, Over/under 55.5 per DraftKings


How to Watch

TV: ESPN

Stream: ESPN+

Broadcast Crew: Wes Durham and Roddy Jones


Series

Florida leads 2-0

Note: This is the first meeting between the two schools outside of Gainesville.

Bowl History

  • UCF is 2-2 all-time in the Gasparilla Bowl.

The Knights beat Marshall 48-25 in the 2019 game, which was also the most recent Gasparilla Bowl (the 2020 game was canceled due to COVID).

  • Florida has never played in the Gasparilla Bowl.

Preview

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