Morgan State Bears vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds
The South Carolina Gamecocks will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Morgan State Bears at Colonial Life Arena on Friday in NCAA hoops play.
The Gamecocks are 1-0 so far on the season, and 1-0 ATS vs. the number. The Bears, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen South Carolina go 1-0 and the Bears go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gamecocks sit at No. 276 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bears sit at No. 216 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Gamecocks will win this game 80-73.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 119 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.3 per game. That compares with South Carolina’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where South Carolina is college basketball's No. 348-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Bears rate No. 245 with 4.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Morgan State owns the country's No. 233-rated mark, allowing 73 points per game on the highway. South Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 85 in scoring at home.
Morgan State was a 74-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Holy Cross. Morgan State suffered a 74-73 loss against Holy Cross on Sunday, getting 17 points from Anthony Hubbard in a losing effort at Ted Constant Center.
South Carolina was an 82-75 winner in its last match at home against Wisc-Milwaukee. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. The Gamecocks grabbed an 82-75 win over the Panthers on Sunday, behind a 19-point effort from LaShay Page at Colonial Life Arena.
South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Bears at Gamecocks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of South Carolina's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of South Carolina's last 6 games at home
South Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
South Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Morgan State at Liberty, Thursday, November 29
South Carolina home to Rider, Monday, November 19