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UNDER Cashing when LSU plays SEC

The LSU Tigers have been dominant within the SEC, which has led to six of LSU’s past seven games within the conference going UNDER. LSU, who is already 2-0 SU within the SEC, will continue their season when they visit the South Carolina Gamecocks Saturday.

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  • LSU is 5-0-1 SU in their six games against South Carolina since 1980.
  • The game was moved from Colombia to Baton Rogue due to field conditions at Williams-Brice Stadium.
  • LSU RB Leonard Fournette leads the country in rushing yards and TDs.

When any team takes on LSU this season they know that the game plan revolves around running back Leonard Fournette. The sophomore running back rushed for 705 yards in the past three games with the passing game amassing a mere 311 yards.

Freshman quarterback Lorenzo Nunez has been thrown to the wolves this season, with the Gamecocks signal caller throwing three interceptions in his last start against Missouri.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the South Carolina Gamecocks in this one found them open as 13-point underdogs at Bovada, with the total sitting at 49. Since the location of the game has changed, the line has moved to as much as -19 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 33-19 win for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

LSU Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The LSU Tigers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-3 ATS. LSU is 3-1 against the over under total, while South Carolina is 1-3-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and South Carolina vs LSU injuries news.

The game pits the South Carolina Gamecocks, currently No. 75 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the LSU Tigers, who rate No. 39 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits South Carolina's No. 118-ranked offense, averaging 20 PPG, against a LSU defense that ranks No. 47 this week at 21.5 PPG. The South Carolina aerial game is averaging 163.2 yards per game, less than the LSU Tigers secondary allows through the air, 187.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the LSU Tigers feature the league's No. 12-rated road run defense, allowing 85 yards per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 38 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

LSU cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 44-22 score against Eastern Michigan at Tiger Stadium.

 

In their last game, the Gamecocks were Week 5 losers coming out on the wrong end of 24-10 score against Missouri.

Betting Trends
  • LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LSU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LSU's last 5 games
  • LSU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Carolina's last 9 games
  • South Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • South Carolina is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

LSU home to Florida, Saturday, October 17th
South Carolina home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, October 17th

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