South Carolina at Kentucky Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/1/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington
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The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-2) will be looking to move up the SEC standings when they face the tough defense of the Kentucky Wildcats (3-1) on Saturday night. The Gamecocks were able to defeat the Wildcats 35-28 last season.
Last Saturday, South Carolina couldn't hold onto their lead against Missouri and ended up losing 21-10 at home. The Gamecocks only gave up 280 total yards in that game, but 119 of those yards came late in fourth quarter.
The Gamecocks have struggled to run the ball this season and are averaging just 149.8 yards per game. Quarterback Dylan Thompson has been solid for South Carolina so far this year by throwing for 1,259 yards with 12 touchdowns and just three interceptions. Running back Mike Davis has 368 yards on the ground with three scores.
Kentucky picked up their first SEC win in nearly three years by beating Vanderbilt 17-7 at home last weekend. In that win, they held the Commodores to just 139 total yards while their offense had 183 yards on the ground alone.
Kentucky's defense has only given up 15 points per game so far this season, which ranks them in the top 15 in the country. Quarterback Patrick Towles has thrown for 1,117 yards this season with six touchdown passes and four interceptions, and he has also rushed for 114 yards and two more scores.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 3-1-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
South Carolina Gamecocks
09/29/14 DE Cedrick Cooper Ankle out indefinitely
09/28/14 DE Blake McClain Foot "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 WR Caleb Hines Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 OG Cody Waldrop Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 DE David Johnson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 DE Devin Washington Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 WR Matrick Belton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/28/14 WR Matthew Harvey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
08/21/14 RB Jamari Smith Foot out for season
08/21/14 OL Mike Matulis Knee out indefinitely
09/28/14 OG Cole Mosier Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
09/09/14 WR Alexander Montgomery Knee out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina
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