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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Kentucky Wildcats Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Kentucky Wildcats

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South Carolina Gamecocks
Saturday, January 24, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Colonial Life Arena

The South Carolina Gamecocks will try to cover the point spread at Colonial Life Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA basketball betting action.

Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the South Carolina Gamecocks to cover the point spread in this one found them as 10-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

South Carolina Gamecocks battles the Kentucky Wildcats, currently sitting with a 18-0 mark (10-7-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-8 for the South Carolina Gamecocks and 4-14 for the Kentucky Wildcats.

The South Carolina Gamecocks sit at No. 94 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 1 on the same chart.

How Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Kentucky is ranked No. 5 in NCAA basketball at 41.17 per game. Contrast that with South Carolina's No. 27 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Carolina is the No. 227-ranked team in the country at 4.76 per game, while Kentucky rates No. 147 at 6.17 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats grabbed a 65-57 win over the Commodores on Tuesday, behind a 14-point effort from Aaron Harrison at Rupp Arena.

Sindarius Thornwell scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Gamecocks to a win (they lost 66-62 to Tennessee at Colonial Life Arena on Tuesday).

Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Odds Trends

Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kentucky's last 19 games
Kentucky is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Kentucky is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
South Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
South Carolina is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
South Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Kentucky at Missouri, Thursday, January 29th
South Carolina at LSU, Wednesday, January 28th

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