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SEC Tournament - Tennessee Volunteers host South Carolina Gamecocks in college basketball action

South Carolina GamecocksTennessee Volunteers
14-19March 14, 2014, 03:25 | Georgia Dome20-11

The South Carolina Gamecocks have lost 12 straight to Tennessee and they are 10.5-point dogs to break that streak Friday against the Volunteers in SEC tournament betting.

Tennessee is 9-3 ATS in those dozen wins and they give 11 points to the Gamecocks, according to BetDSI.

The Volunteers bring a 20-11 record (15-13-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-19 Gamecocks, who are 17-11-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee go 13-16 so far and the Gamecocks go 11-18-1.

View South Carolina Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds and Stats.

Tennessee opened as 10-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

The Volunteers - Gamecocks odds would favor the Volunteers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while South Carolina is at No. 242.

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In their last action, South Carolina was a 71-69 winner on the road against Arkansas. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Gamecocks got 17 points from Sindarius Thornwell as South Carolina ran past Arkansas 71-69 on Thursday at Georgia Dome.

Tennessee won its last outing, a 72-45 result against Missouri on March 8. They covered in that game as a 10-point favorite. Tennessee cruised to victory on Saturday, running Missouri out of the gym and running up a 72-45 score at Thompson-Boling Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gamecocks rank No. 121 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.36 per game. That compares with Tennessee’s No. 13 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Tennessee is college basketball's No. 140-ranked team at 5.97 per game, while the Gamecocks rate No. 157 with 5.79 per game.

 

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