South Carolina Gamecocks vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina (-11)
Ken Seals and the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-2) host the South Carolina Gamecocks (0-2) at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Vanderbilt opens this matchup as 11-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 48.5.
The last time they took the field, the South Carolina Gamecocks played the Florida Gators and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-24. Collin Hill went 28/47 with 212 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Kevin Harris paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards and he added 1 TD for this outing. He ran for a total of 100 yards via 22 carries which meant he was running for 4.5 yards per tote. Shi Smith was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 85 yards on 12 receptions. He averaged 7.1 yards per catch for that game.
The Gamecocks currently have 708 total yards this season. As a team they're maintaining an average of 103.0 yards on the ground which is 68th in the nation. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, South Carolina has compiled 3 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the South Carolina Gamecocks are sitting at 25.5 points per outing. The Gamecocks are ranked 72nd in the country concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 34.5 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per rushing attempt and 106.5 rushing yards per contest on the year. Overall, they have allowed 213 yards via the ground game in 2 outings. In terms of passing yardage, the Gamecocks are allowing 529 yards which ranks them 36th in Division 1. In their 2 games played, they are conceding 264.5 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 67.2%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 371.0 yards/game which ranks them 38th in college football.
Collin Hill has completed 316 of his attempted career 519 passes for a completion percentage of 60.9%. He is throwing for 191.3 yards per contest. For his college career, Hill has passed for 3,825 yards with 26 TD's and 12 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 134.7 with a touchdown rate of 5.0% and an interception rate of 2.3%. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 79 times for a total of 12 yards.
In the last game they played, the Vanderbilt Commodores went up against the LSU Tigers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 41-7. Ken Seals went 11/25 with 113 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 2 interceptions for the game. Ja'Veon Marlow paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 83 yards via 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.9 yards per run. Cam Johnson led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 63 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 21.0 yards per catch in this game.
During the season thus far, the Commodores have thrown for a total of 263 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 131.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 71st in the nation. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 260.5 yards/game ranking them 74th in college football. They maintain an average of 129.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 258 yards in total. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Commodores sit 76th in the country scoring 9.5 PPG. The Commodores are giving up 29.0 points per game, which has them sitting 54th in college football. In total, they have conceded 58 total points. Vanderbilt has allowed the opposition a total of 344 yards via the ground game (172.0 yards per game) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have given up 5 touchdowns through the air as well as 263.0 yards/contest, ranking them 55th in Division 1.
Seals has passed for 2 touchdowns while giving up 4 picks in his career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 3.7% and his interception rate is 7.4%. He has scampered for -9 yards on 12 attempts. He averages 131.5 passing yards per contest with a 95.7 QB rating. During the 2 games in his career, Ken Seals has connected on 31 of his 54 tries for 263 yards.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gamecocks -11
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