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Vanderbilt Commodores Face the South Carolina Gamecocks: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Colonial Life Arena will host Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The South Carolina Gamecocks were listed as -3-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Vanderbilt Commodores will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 3-9-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-7 ATS. Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-8 on betting the total; South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-7-1.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the South Carolina Gamecocks rated this week at No. 98 and the Vanderbilt Commodores sitting at No. 157.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features South Carolina's No. 193-ranked scoring average of 72 PPG, against a Vanderbilt Commodores defense rated No. 102 and allowing 69.64 PPG. The South Carolina Gamecocks FG% has averaged 42.45% to date this season, more than the Vanderbilt Commodores shooters have managed so far (41.3% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Commodores grabbed a 76-75 win over the Crimson Tide on Tuesday, behind a 23-point effort from Saben Lee at Memorial Gymnasium-TN.

The Gamecocks endured a 79-68 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Wednesday, despite a 18-point effort from Chris Silva at Colonial Life Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Vanderbilt is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Vanderbilt is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Vanderbilt's last 13 games on the road
  • Vanderbilt is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing South Carolina
  • South Carolina is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • South Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • South Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Vanderbilt
  • South Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Vanderbilt

Next Betting Matchups

Vanderbilt home to Tennessee, Tuesday, January 9th
South Carolina at Alabama, Tuesday, January 9th