Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Missouri 27-24
|Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Missouri 27-24|
South Carolina won 27-24 on Saturday against Missouri behind a 136-yard receiving performance from Bruce Ellington at Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Gamecocks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Dylan Thompson completed 15 of 27 pass attempts for 222 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Tigers defense.
Henry Josey rushed for 79 yards for Missouri, while Marcus Murphy added 53 yards. Maty Mauk threw for 249 yards for the Tigers, while receivers L'Damian Washington and Marcus Lucas had 96 and 89 yards respectively.
Missouri was outgained by South Carolina 498-404 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-17 by the Gamecocks.
The time of possession battle favored South Carolina as their offense was on the field for 34:27, longer than the 25:33 of their opponents.
South Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Mississippi State. Missouri will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tennessee.