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South Carolina Gamecocks Hosting the East Carolina Pirates Week 2 Odds and Betting Pick

East Carolina Pirates


South Carolina Gamecocks
Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Williams-Brice Stadium

The East Carolina Pirates will try to continue their strong start and cover the spread for just the second time in six road games when they visit the South Carolina Gamecocks off a blowout home loss to the Aggies in their season opener last week.

The Pirates are coming off a 52-7 rout of North Carolina Central in their season opener and have now covered five of six overall going back to last year.

The Gamecocks surrendered the same number of points as East Carolina scored in the loss to the Aggies to end a run of five covers in six games.

The spread has climbed to 17 points as of midweek at GTbets.eu while the total was sky-high at 63 over at BetDSI.

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Computer Prediction: East Carolina Pirates vs South Carolina Gamecocks Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 44-20 win for the Pirates on Saturday.

East Carolina Pirates vs South Carolina Gamecocks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the East Carolina Pirates have seen them go 1-0 and 1-0 ATS so far this season, while the South Carolina Gamecocks are at 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Gamecocks are 0-0, while the Pirates are 1-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and South Carolina vs East Carolina injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 37-rated South Carolina Gamecocks and the No. 5-ranked East Carolina Pirates, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for East Carolina, they were a 52-7 winner as they battled Eagles at home. East Carolina covered in the match as a -39.5-point favorite, while 59 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Isaiah Jones hauled in 10 passes for 150 yards against the N.C. Central defense in the team's last game, leading East Carolina over the Eagles 52-7 on Saturday.

South Carolina lost its last outing, a 52-28 result against Aggies on August 28. South Carolina failed to cover in that game as a -9-point favorite, while the 80 combined points took the game OVER the total. Dylan Thompson's 366-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Texas A&M earned a 52-28 win over South Carolina on Thursday at Williams-Brice Stadium.

East Carolina Pirates vs South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Odds Trends

East Carolina is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
East Carolina is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 6 games
East Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
South Carolina is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
South Carolina is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
South Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
South Carolina is 21-1 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina at Virginia Tech, Saturday, September 13th
South Carolina home to Georgia, Saturday, September 13th