South Carolina at Vanderbilt Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/18/2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville
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The #14 South Carolina Gamecocks (2-1) will look to win their third game in a row on Saturday night when they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (1-2). South Carolina beat Vanderbilt 35-25 at home last year.
South Carolina had their best win of the year last Saturday when they beat the then-ranked #6 Georgia Bulldogs at home 38-35. The Gamecocks looked solid in the win despite giving up 408 yards and their offense put up 447 total yards. South Carolina has given up 36.7 points per game this season, which is 109th in the nation right now.
Quarterback Dylan Thompson has been very solid for the Gamecocks this season, completing 61.1 percent of his passes for 903 yards, eight touchdowns and three interceptions. Wide receiver Nick Jones has caught 14 of those passes for 244 yards and two scores.
Vanderbilt was able to pick up its first win of the year over the weekend by outscoring Massachusetts 10-0 in the fourth quarter to win 34-31. The Commodores only had 310 total yards in the game, but their defense held Massachusetts to just 84 rushing yards. Vanderbilt is only averaging 14.7 points per game this season, which is 121st in the country.
Vanderbilt quarterback Stephen Rivers has really struggled this season, completing just 18 of his 50 passes for 246 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions. Running back Ralph Webb leads the team in rushing with 281 yards and he has scored one touchdown.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-2-0 Against the Spread
South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
Vanderbilt Commodores are 0-3-0 Against the Spread
Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
South Carolina Gamecocks
09/18/14 WR Caleb Hines Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/18/14 OG Cody Waldrop Knee is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/18/14 LS Ryland Culbertson Neck "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/18/14 DT J.T. Surratt Rest probable Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/17/14 WR Matrick Belton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/15/14 CB Brison Williams Forearm probable Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/15/14 RB Mike Davis Ankle probable Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/14/14 DE Blake McClain Foot "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/14/14 OL Brock Stadnik Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/14/14 DE Devin Washington Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/14/14 OL Donell Stanley Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/14/14 TE Kevin Crosby Foot "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
08/21/14 OL Mike Matulis Knee out indefinitely
08/21/14 RB Jamari Smith Foot out for season
09/17/14 LB Kyle Woestmann Undisclosed doubtful Saturday vs. South Carolina
09/17/14 SS Oren Burks Undisclosed out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take South Carolina
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