Elon Phoenix vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds
The South Carolina Gamecocks will try to cover the spread at Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Elon Phoenix in NCAA basketball action.
The Gamecocks sport records of 3-0 and 2-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Phoenix have 3-1 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Gamecocks and 0-0 for the Phoenix.
Bettors looking to go with the Gamecocks in this one found them listed as 7-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Phoenix was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Gamecocks rated this week at No. 276 and the Phoenix sitting at No. 161. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 86-85 result in favor of the Gamecocks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Carolina has the nation's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 85.7 PPG. The visiting Phoenix defense ranks No. 139 allowing on average 64 PPG. The Gamecocks FG% has averaged 50% so far, more than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.
Defensively, Elon features the nation's No. 229-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 55 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Elon, they were a 62-59 winner as they battled Florida Atlantic at home. The Phoenix grabbed a 62-59 win over the Owls on Sunday, behind a 16-point effort from Jack Isenbarger at Alumni Gym.
In their last action, South Carolina was an 88-76 winner at home against Rider. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. South Carolina got 22 points from Brenton Williams en route to an 88-76 victory over Rider on Monday at Colonial Life Arena.
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing VMI are 0-2
After a win are 6-4
South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Missouri State are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Phoenix at Gamecocks trends to consider:
Elon is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Elon is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
South Carolina is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games
Elon at VMI, Saturday, November 24
South Carolina home to Missouri State, Saturday, November 24