South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers in college hoops odds

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Jan 12, 1:30 PM | Colonial Life Arena

Auburn Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds

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

The Gamecocks bring a 10-4 record (6-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-7 Tigers, who are 6-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed South Carolina go 2-4 so far and the Tigers go 4-2.

View Auburn vs South Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gamecocks sit at No. 215 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 131 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Gamecocks will win this game 75-73.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 97 in NCAA hoops at 37.3 per game. Contrast that with South Carolina’s No. 50 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Carolina is the No. 156-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Auburn rates No. 156 at 6.3 per game.

Defensively, Auburn features the nation's No. 60-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.8 points per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 90 nationally in scoring at home.

Auburn was a 68-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against LSU. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Auburn got 15 points from Allen Payne en route to a 68-63 victory over LSU on Wednesday at Auburn Arena.

Last time out for South Carolina, they were a 56-54 loser as they battled Mississippi State on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. Brian Richardson scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Gamecocks to a win (they lost 56-54 to Mississippi State at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday).

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arkansas are 3-7
After playing LSU are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing LSU are 5-5
After playing Mississippi State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Tigers at Gamecocks trends to consider:
Auburn is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against South Carolina
Auburn is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
South Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
South Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games when playing Auburn
South Carolina is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Auburn

Next up:
Auburn at Arkansas, Wednesday, January 16
South Carolina at LSU, Wednesday, January 16

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