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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds
The Georgia Bulldogs host South Carolina on Saturday, looking to build on their 12-14 mark against the 13-13 Gamecocks in college hoops action at Stegeman Coliseum.
The Bulldogs bring a 12-14 record (12-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-13 Gamecocks, who are 11-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Georgia go 10-12 so far and the Gamecocks go 6-12.
The visitors opened as 6-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 133 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gamecocks, who rate No. 204 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 63-62 victory for the Gamecocks.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Gamecocks is ranked No. 113 in NCAA hoops at 36.2 per game. Contrast that with Georgia’s No. 201 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia is the No. 230-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while South Carolina rates No. 223 at 5.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Carolina owns the country's No. 179-rated mark, allowing 69.8 points per game on the highway. Georgia, on the other hand, rates No. 333 in scoring at home.
South Carolina won its last outing, a 63-62 result against Mississippi on February 20. They covered in that game as a 6-point underdog. The Gamecocks got 13 points from Michael Carrera as South Carolina ran past Mississippi 63-62 on Wednesday at Colonial Life Arena.
Georgia was a 62-60 loser in its last match on the road against Arkansas. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 62-60 to Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena on Thursday).
South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Missouri are 0-1
After playing Mississippi are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Vanderbilt are 5-5
After playing Arkansas are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Gamecocks at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 6 games on the road
South Carolina is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
South Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Georgia
South Carolina is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Georgia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia's last 5 games at home
Georgia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against South Carolina
Georgia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing South Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Georgia's last 10 games
South Carolina home to Missouri, Thursday, February 28
Georgia at Vanderbilt, Wednesday, February 27