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Southeastern Louisiana Lions take on Gamecocks in college basketball test

Southeastern Louisiana LionsSouth Carolina Gamecocks
Dec 21, 7:00 PM | Colonial Life Arena

Southeastern Louisiana Lions vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds

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The South Carolina Gamecocks will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Lions at Colonial Life Arena in NCAAB action.

South Carolina battles the Lions, currently sitting with a 5-4 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-3 for the Gamecocks and 0-0 for the Lions.

View Southeastern Louisiana vs South Carolina Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Gamecocks, most recently No. 259 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lions, who rate No. 245 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-62 victory for the Lions.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Carolina has the nation's No. 273-rated offensive output, at 63.1 PPG. The visiting Lions defense ranks No. 60 allowing on average 60.9 PPG. The Gamecocks FG% has averaged 42.3% so far, more than the Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.7% per game.

Defensively, Southeastern Louisiana features the nation's No. 90-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 293 nationally in scoring at home.

Southeastern Louisiana lost its last outing, a 62-55 result against Arkansas on December 17. The Lions got 12 points from Elgin Bailey, but it was Arkansas that prevailed in a 62-55 final on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.

South Carolina was a 74-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Ohio State. They covered the 15–point spread as underdogs. Malik Cooke scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Gamecocks to a win (they lost 74-66 to Ohio State at Colonial Life Arena on Saturday).

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Wofford are 6-4
After playing Ohio State are 0-1
After a loss are 3-7

A few Lions at Gamecocks trends to consider:
South Carolina is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
South Carolina is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games

Next up:
Southeastern Louisiana at Texas Tech, Friday, December 30
South Carolina home to Wofford, Wednesday, December 28

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