Saturday, January 9, 2016
Colonial Life Arena
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Colonial Life Arena to play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 0-3. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Gamecocks have an overall record of 14-0 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 9-1 against the spread.
Wade Baldwin comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Damian Jones averages 13.4 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Michael Carrera averages 12.4 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year for the Gamecocks. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Duane Notice averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Vanderbilt averages 80.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 40th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 13th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 88th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 11.9 per game. The Commodores allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd and they give up 9.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in the Division 1.
South Carolina averages 81.2 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 91st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 119th respectively. In the turnover department the Gamecocks rank 255th with 13.8 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 201st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the nation. The Gamecocks force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in college basketball.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-5 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-6 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-1 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-6 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/10/15 F Luke Kornet Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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