Auburn Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Free NCAA Basketball Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 3/11/2014
Wednesday, March 12, 7:00 PM on ESP3
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
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When the South Carolina Gamecocks meet up with the Auburn Tigers, there will be a lot on the line. Both teams are hoping to take another step in the SEC Conference Tournament. The last time these two teams met up was on Feb. 26 and the Tigers rolled the Gamecocks after a great first half. Chris Denson led the Tigers with 22 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals and helped Auburn finish out the game. Auburn shot well from the field tallying a 52.1 percent field goal percentage for the game and ended a two game losing streak.
The second half was closer than the first but Auburn's lead was too much to overcome for South Carolina. The Gamecocks fell behind by as much as 20 in the second half but were able to keep it closer than the first. South Carolina did out-rebound Auburn but they also committed 20 turnovers. There was a point when the Gamecocks got the game to within 10 points but the Tigers were able to pull away and keep the lead for good.
This game was the free throw shooting fest as well. Both teams combined for 60 free throw attempts. Brenton Williams led the Gamecocks with 26 points, two rebounds and an assist. Michael Carrera added four points, 13 rebounds, two assists and a steal.
South Carolina is 7-3 ATS over their last 10 against Auburn
The under is 6-4 in these 10 games
Auburn is 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games
South Carolina is 5-5 ATS over their last 10 games
Injuries to Watch
12/29/13 G Bruce Ellington Personal left the team
01/17/14 F Tyrone Johnson Foot out indefinitely
02/08/14 C Benas Griciunas Back out indefinitely
01/11/14 F Chris Griffin Suspension out indefinitely
Over the last 10 head-to-head meetings between South Carolina and Auburn, the Tigers are 6-4 against the spread and covered in five straight games against the Gamecocks. The over is 6-4 in these games.
Auburn is 5-5 ATS over their last 10 games and 4-6 straight up.
South Carolina is 4-5-1 ATS and are 4-6 SU.
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