South Carolina Gamecocks vs Kentucky Wildcats Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Kentucky Wildcats
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Kroger Field
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina (+11)
Luke Doty and the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-7) go to Kroger Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Kentucky Wildcats (3-6). South Carolina opens this game as 11-point dogs. The over/under is set at 49.
In their last game, the South Carolina Gamecocks went up against the Georgia Bulldogs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 45-16. Luke Doty went 18/22 with 190 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception for the game. Kevin Harris paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this game. He ran for 53 yards by way of 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. Nick Muse led the team in receiving yardage by earning 131 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 16.4 yards per catch for the game.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the South Carolina Gamecocks are averaging 24.1 PPG. Offensively they are averaging 153.6 yards via the ground game which ranks them 75th in Division 1. The Gamecocks have tallied 3,147 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring, South Carolina has amassed 7 touchdowns through the air and 20 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding passing yards, the Gamecocks are giving up 2,360 yds which has them ranked 121st in Division 1. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 447.0 yards per contest which puts them 110th in college football. The Gamecocks are ranked 118th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 35.4 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 184.8 rushing yards per game on the season. In their 9 games played this season, they are allowing 262.2 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 66.9%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,663 yards via the ground game in 9 games.
Luke Doty has connected on 32 of his attempted career 46 passes for a completion percentage of 69.6%. He is throwing for 53.3 yards per contest. For his collegiate career, Doty has thrown for a total of 320 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. His QB rating is 126.5 with a touchdown rate of 2.2% and an interception rate of 4.3%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 31 times for a total of 62 rushing yards.
The last time they played, the Kentucky Wildcats took on the Florida Gators and left there with a loss by a score of 34-10. Asim Rose Jr. led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 58 yards via 15 carries which gave him an average of 3.9 yards per run. Josh Ali led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 32 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 5.3 yards per catch for that contest. Terry Wilson went 10/18 with 62 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 TD. He gave away 2 picks on the day.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Wildcats are sitting 114th in the country with an average of 19.6 PPG. For the season to this point, the Wildcats currently have a total of 1,040 passing yards in addition to an average of 115.6 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 124th in college football. They are averaging 175.9 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 1,583 yards for the year. The Kentucky Wildcats maintain an average of 291.4 yards per game which ranks them 121st in the nation. The Wildcats are giving up 27.3 points per game, which has them ranked 65th in Division 1. This season, they have conceded 246 pts. Kentucky has conceded a total of 1,370 yards on the ground (152.2 yards per game) as well as 15 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have conceded 16 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 232.9 yards per game, which puts them in 75th in the country.
During the 23 games in his career, Terry Wilson has completed 307 of 471 attempts for 3,140 yds. He averages 136.5 yards per contest through the air with a 130.1 QB rating. Wilson has thrown for 20 TD's compared to 12 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 955 yds on 236 tries. His touchdown percentage is 4.2% and his interception percentage is 2.5%.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats -11
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