Elon Phoenix visit South Carolina Gamecocks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
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