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Rider Broncs vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Colonial Life Arena Monday as host South Carolina looks to handle the Rider Broncs in NCAA hoops action.
Supporters of the Broncs have watched them go 2-1 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Gamecocks are at 2-0 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Gamecocks are 1-0, while the Broncs have a 0-1 mark.
The Gamecocks were listed as 9.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gamecocks sit at No. 246 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Broncs sit at No. 163 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Gamecocks will win this game 81-76.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Carolina's No. 25 nationally ranked offense (84.5 points per game) against a Broncs defense that sits as the No. 51 at 56.7 PPG. The Gamecocks have been averaging 48.3% from the field, more than the Broncs have managed so far this season (40.9% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rider owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. South Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 64 in scoring at home.
Rider was a 65-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Monmouth. Rider earned a 65-62 victory over Monmouth on Saturday, getting 18 points from Daniel Stewart at Alumni Gymnasium.
South Carolina won its last outing, an 87-71 result against Morgan State on November 16. South Carolina earned an 87-71 victory over Morgan State on Friday, getting 20 points from LaShay Page at Colonial Life Arena.
Rider Broncs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
After playing Monmouth are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Elon are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Broncs at Gamecocks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Rider's last 7 games on the road
Rider is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Rider is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
South Carolina is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games
Rider at Southern Methodist, Wednesday, November 21
South Carolina home to Elon, Wednesday, November 21