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South Carolina GamecocksArkansas Razorbacks
10-15February 19, 2014, 09:00 | Bud Walton Arena15-9



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Arkansas and South Carolina on Wednesday, with the host Razorbacks trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Razorbacks bring a 15-9 record (11-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-15 Gamecocks, who are 12-8-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Arkansas go 14-7 so far and the Gamecocks go 10-11-1.

View South Carolina Gamecocks vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Arkansas in this one found them as -12.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

The Razorbacks - Gamecocks odds would favor the Razorbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arkansas is rated No. 90 in the current Odds Shark poll, while South Carolina is at No. 125.

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South Carolina was a 67-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama. They earned a push of the 1-point spread as favorites. The Gamecocks got 22 points from Sindarius Thornwell as South Carolina ran past Alabama 67-66 on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.

Arkansas won its last outing, an 81-70 result against LSU on February 15. They covered in that game as a 5-point favorite. Arkansas earned an 81-70 victory over LSU on Saturday, getting 21 points from Rashad Madden at Bud Walton Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arkansas's No. 15-ranked scoring average of 81.16 PPG, against a Gamecocks defense rated No. 153 and allowing 70.56 PPG. The Razorbacks FG% has averaged 44.93% to date this season, more than the Gamecocks shooters have managed so far (43.14% per game).

Next up:
South Carolina home to Georgia, Saturday, February 22nd
Arkansas at Mississippi State, Saturday, February 22nd

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