Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 134.
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The Gamecocks come into this game with an overall record of 15-0 and a road record of 2-0. They are 10-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 6-6 against the spread.
Sindarius Thornwell comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Gamecocks. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Duane Notice averages 11.9 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for South Carolina. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Retin Obasohan averages 14.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Arthur Edwards averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
South Carolina averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 95th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 42nd in the country. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 250th with 13.8 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 66 points per game this year which ranks them 291st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 196th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 197th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per contest which ranks them 277th and 308th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 271st with 14.1 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 169th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in college basketball.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 10-1 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-7 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-6 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 5-7 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina
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