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Arkansas Razorbacks vs South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Preview

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Feb 11, 1:30 PM | Bud Walton Arena

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds


Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for South Carolina when they take on the Razorbacks on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Arkansas will face the 9-14 Gamecocks, who own a 8-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Razorbacks are 7-8-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Gamecocks are 11-7 favoring the OVER.

View South Carolina vs Arkansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Gamecocks are listed as 6.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 63-ranked Razorbacks and the No. 261-rated Gamecocks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-65 win for the Razorbacks on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Gamecocks is ranked No. 292 in NCAA hoops at 31.9 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas’s No. 122 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas is the No. 151-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while South Carolina rates No. 132 at 6.6 per game.

Defensively, South Carolina features the nation's No. 142-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.9 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, South Carolina was a 69-57 loser on the road against Tennessee. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. South Carolina got 12 points from Bruce Ellington but lost anyway, 69-57, to Tennessee on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Last time out for Arkansas, they were an 81-59 loser as they battled Georgia on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Razorbacks were hammered by Georgia on Wednesday, losing by an 81-59 final at Stegeman Coliseum in college basketball betting action.

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia are 3-7
After playing Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Tennessee are 3-7
After playing Georgia are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Gamecocks at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games on the road
South Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
South Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
South Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Arkansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas's last 5 games when playing South Carolina
Arkansas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against South Carolina
Arkansas is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
South Carolina home to Georgia, Wednesday, February 15
Arkansas at Tennessee, Wednesday, February 15