Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 141.
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The Gamecocks come into this game with an overall record of 13-0 and a road record of 1-0. They are 8-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5. The Tigers have an overall record of 7-5 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 7-4 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Michael Carrera comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 24.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Gamecocks. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Duane Notice averages 12.2 points per game in 23.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for South Carolina. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kareem Canty averages 19.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Tyler Harris averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
South Carolina averages 81.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 34th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 96th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 27th in the country. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 211th with 13.4 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 66th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 184th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 53rd place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 79.6 points per game this year which ranks them 53rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 103rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 48th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 141st and 147th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 260th with 14 per game. The Tigers allow 77.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 270th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 188th and 121st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 273rd and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 188th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in college basketball.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 8-1 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-5 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 6-5 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 7-4 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out indefinitely
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
01/04/16 G TJ Lang Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. South Carolina
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take South Carolina
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