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College Basketball Matchup - South Carolina Gamecocks Mississippi Rebels Odds Preview

Mississippi RebelsSouth Carolina Gamecocks
Feb 20, 7:00 PM | Colonial Life Arena

Mississippi Rebels vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds

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The South Carolina Gamecocks will be trying to slam the Mississippi Rebels on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Colonial Life Arena in college betting action.

The Gamecocks are 12-13 so far on the season, and 10-11 ATS vs. the number. The Rebels, meanwhile, are 19-6 and 11-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen South Carolina go 6-11 and the Rebels go 12-7 on the totals.

View Mississippi vs South Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rebels were listed as 4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 204-ranked Gamecocks and the No. 43-rated Rebels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-69 win for the Rebels on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Carolina's No. 190-ranked offense, averaging 66.9 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 212 at 67.8 PPG. The Gamecocks field goal percentage has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mississippi owns the country's No. 291-rated mark, allowing 75 points per game on the highway. South Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 183 in scoring at home.

Mississippi won its last outing, an 84-74 result against Georgia on February 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point favorite. Mississippi got 25 points from Marshall Henderson en route to an 84-74 victory over Georgia on Saturday at Tad Smith Coliseum.

South Carolina lost its last outing, a 68-58 result against Alabama on February 16. They covered in that game as a 12-point underdog. The Gamecocks got 14 points from Brenton Williams, but it was Alabama that prevailed in a 68-58 final on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum.

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Auburn are 7-3
After playing Georgia are 2-8
After a win are 8-2

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia are 3-7
After playing Alabama are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Rebels at Gamecocks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Mississippi's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 5 games when playing on the road against South Carolina
Mississippi is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against South Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi
South Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Mississippi
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Carolina's last 9 games

Next up:
Mississippi home to Auburn, Saturday, February 23
South Carolina at Georgia, Saturday, February 23