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College Basketball Matchup - South Carolina Gamecocks USC Upstate Spartans Odds Preview

USC Upstate SpartansSouth Carolina Gamecocks
Dec 31, 12:00 PM | Colonial Life Arena

USC Upstate Spartans vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds


Colonial Life Arena will host Gamecocks vs. Spartans action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Gamecocks sport records of 6-6 and 4-5 ATS heading into this battle, while the Spartans have 8-5 and 1-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-4 for the Gamecocks and 1-0 for the Spartans.

View USC Upstate vs South Carolina Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 214-rated Gamecocks and the No. 187-ranked Spartans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-68 result in favor of the Spartans.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Carolina's No. 282-ranked offense, averaging 62.5 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 238 at 69.9 PPG. The Gamecocks field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.

Defensively, USC Upstate features the nation's No. 259-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.4 points per game. South Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 296 nationally in scoring at home.

USC Upstate was an 80-75 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Florida Gulf Coast. USC Upstate got 21 points from Ty Greene en route to an 80-75 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Monday at Alico Arena.

South Carolina won its last outing, a 57-45 result against Wofford on December 28. They covered in that game as a 11-point favorite. Bruce Ellington scored 17 points leading the Gamecocks to a 57-45 victory over Wofford at Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday.

South Carolina Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-2
Before playing South Carolina State are 8-2
After playing Wofford are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Spartans at Gamecocks trends to consider:
South Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
South Carolina is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games

Next up:
USC Upstate at East Tennessee State, Wednesday, January 4
South Carolina home to South Carolina State, Tuesday, January 3