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Aggies Put Unblemished Record on the Line Against South Carolina

Trevor Knight Aggies

The Texas A&M Aggies aim for a fourth straight win by double-digits on Saturday when they meet their SEC conference rival, the South Carolina Gamecocks, on Saturday afternoon in a Week 5 betting matchup at Williams-Brice Stadium.

Shark Bites
  • South Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last six games against its conference.
  • Texas A&M is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games after winning the previous game in a matchup.
  • The total has gone UNDER in seven of Texas A&M's last nine games.

The Aggies have climbed to No. 9 on the AP Top 25 after handing Arkansas a 45-24 defeat last weekend as 7-point chalk. Texas A&M is now a perfect 4-0 this season, both straight up and against the spread, reversing last year's dismal 3-5 SU and 1-7 ATS regular season finish.

Scoring was once again a problem for the Gamecocks in their 17-10 Week 3 loss to Kentucky, but they have also stymied opposing offenses, which have been limited to just 17.25 points per game this season. That has forced the point total UNDER in each of South Carolina's past four, and nine of their past 12.

South Carolina looks for their first SU win over Texas A&M since the Aggies joined the SEC in 2012. The Gamecocks covered as 14-point road underdogs in a 35-28 loss last season in College Station after getting blown out 52-28 as 9-point home chalk two years ago.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the South Carolina Gamecocks in this one found them as 14-point underdogs at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 33-12 victory for the Aggies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas A&M Aggies vs South Carolina Gamecocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Carolina Gamecocks currently sport a record of 2-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-0 and 4-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the South Carolina Gamecocks post a 0-4 over under record this season, while the Texas A&M Aggies have gone 1-2-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and South Carolina vs Texas A&M injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the South Carolina Gamecocks at No. 82 and the Texas A&M Aggies at No. 61 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits South Carolina's No. 127-ranked offense, averaging 14.25 PPG, against a Texas A&M defense that ranks No. 18 this week at 16 PPG. The South Carolina aerial game is averaging 192 yards per game, less than the Texas A&M Aggies secondary allows through the air, 262.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas A&M Aggies feature the league's No. 86-rated road run defense, allowing 236 yards per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 115 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Trevor Knight went over the 100-yard mark (157) in his team's latest effort as Texas A&M defeated Arkansas by a score of 45-24 on Saturday.

In their last game, the Gamecocks were Week 4 losers coming out on the wrong end of 17-10 score against Kentucky.

Betting Trends
  • Texas A&M is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas A&M is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas A&M's last 9 games
  • Texas A&M is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • South Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Carolina's last 8 games
  • South Carolina is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • South Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas A&M home to Tennessee, Saturday, October 8th
South Carolina home to Georgia, Saturday, October 8th

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