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Trojans vs Gamecocks College Hoops Game Preview

USC TrojansSouth Carolina Gamecocks
Nov 26, 7:30 PM | Orleans Arena

USC Trojans vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds

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The Gamecocks hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the USC Trojans pay a visit to Orleans Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

Orleans Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

This season, the Gamecocks are 2-3 overall and 1-3 ATS ATS, while the Trojans are 2-4 and 2-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, South Carolina boasts a 2-2 on the OU, and USC is 1-4.

View USC vs South Carolina Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 169 (Gamecocks) and the No. 57 (Trojans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 60-58 result in favor of the Gamecocks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 309 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.8 per game. That compares with South Carolina’s No. 107 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where South Carolina is college basketball's No. 177-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 333 with 3.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, USC owns the country's No. 63-rated mark, allowing 61 points per game on the highway. South Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 264 in scoring at home.

USC lost its last outing, a 66-55 result against UNLV on November 25. They covered in that game as a 13-point underdog. Byron Wesley scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 66-55 to UNLV at Orleans Arena on Friday).

South Carolina lost its last outing, an 87-62 result against North Carolina on November 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 18.5-point underdog. South Carolina was run off the court by the Tar Heels on Friday as North Carolina routed them 87-62 at Orleans Arena.

USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing UC Riverside are 2-0
After playing UNLV are 5-2
After a loss are 6-4

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Providence are 2-1
After playing North Carolina are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8

A few Trojans at Gamecocks trends to consider:
South Carolina is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
USC at UC Riverside, Wednesday, November 30
South Carolina home to Providence, Thursday, December 1

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