Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks Prediction, 11/11/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023
Location: Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Gamecocks (-12)
The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-6) are hosting the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-8) at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Vanderbilt opens as 12-point dogs from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 57.5.
The Vanderbilt Commodores head into this game 2-8 for this season. In their last contest, the Commodores took on the Auburn Tigers and ended up losing by a score of 31-15. Sedrick Alexander was the leader on the ground for the Commodores with 9 attempts for 40 yds (4.4 yds per carry). Ken Seals finished 16/29 with 160 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 106 and ended the game with 1 interception. In the running game, the Commodores conceded 230 yds on 37 tries, which is an average of 6.2 yds per rush surrendered. Vanderbilt conceded 17 completions on 27 tries for 194 yds, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. Overall, they had 62 plays which gave them 266 yds. The Vanderbilt Commodores ran the football 30 times and totaled 100 yds, which had them averaging 3.3 yards per tote.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Vanderbilt Commodores are sitting at 24.4 PPG. As a team they're maintaining an average of 93.5 yards in the run game ranking them 125th in D-1. The Commodores have earned 3,287 yards in total this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Vanderbilt has compiled 20 touchdowns through the air and 9 rushing touchdowns. Vanderbilt has accrued 165 first downs, and they have been called for 47 penalties for 417 yards. They have surrendered the ball 17 times.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Commodores have conceded 2,555 yds which has them sitting in 127th in college football. They have relinquished 255.5 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 68.3%. For the year, they are surrendering 435.5 yards per contest which puts them 121st in college football. They have yielded 19 touchdowns by air and 18 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.0 yards per rush and 180.0 yards on the ground per game this year. In total, they have allowed 1,800 yards via the ground game in 10 contests. The Commodores sit in 120th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 33.9 points per game.
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The Gamecocks head into this game 3-6 this season. In their last game, the Gamecocks got the win with a final of 38-28 against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Mario Anderson carried the rock 16 times for 75 yards, ending the contest with 4.7 yards per carry for South Carolina. Spencer Rattler (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 399 yards on 27/38 passing while his QB rating was 171.4. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 10.5. South Carolina conceded 57 rush attempts for 225 yds (3.9 yds per rush). The Gamecocks passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 48.1%, surrendering 196 yds on 13 out of 27 passing. The Gamecocks finished the game with a total of 488 yds and they ran 77 plays (6.3 yards per play). South Carolina ran the ball for 2.3 yds per attempt, finishing with 89 yds on 38 carries.
The South Carolina Gamecocks average 382.7 yards/outing, which is good for 68th in D-1. The South Carolina offense has accrued 501 penalty yds on 67 violations, which has them sitting 13th in college football in terms of making mistakes. They average 86.4 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 778 yards for this year. They have given away 6 picks while losing 4 fumbles and they have been able to earn 167 first downs. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Gamecocks rank 74th in the country averaging 26.8 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Gamecocks currently have a total of 2,666 yards through the air along with holding an average of 296.2 passing yards per contest, putting them at 17th in the nation.
South Carolina has conceded a total of 1,347 yards rushing (149.7 yards per game) and 18 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have conceded 14 touchdowns through the air as well as 286.7 yards per outing, ranking them 129th in the country. They have 4 fumbles and 8 interceptions for the year. The Gamecocks defense has taken the field for 660 plays, which has them ranked 117th in the nation. The Gamecocks are allowing 31.1 PPG, which has them ranked 108th in the country. This season, they have given up 280 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Commodores +12
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