Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
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The Gamecocks come into this game with an overall record of 12-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-9. The Volunteers have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 5-3. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 7-6 against the spread.
Duane Notice comes into this contest averaging 10.1 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Gamecocks. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. PJ Dozier averages 15.4 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for South Carolina. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Robert Hubbs averages 14.7 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Detrick Mostella averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
South Carolina averages 70.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 215th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 221st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 171st in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 154th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 104th with 12.6 per game. The Gamecocks allow 59.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 92nd and they give up 8.3 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in Division 1.
Tennessee averages 76.9 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 164th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 252nd in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 116th and 142nd respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 211th with 13.9 per game. The Volunteers allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 198th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 265th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 174th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 123rd place in the nation. The Volunteers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in college basketball.
The Gamecocks average 65.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 105.4 and they assist on 54% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. South Carolina turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.7%. The Gamecocks give up 62.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Volunteers score 82.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Volunteers have a rating on offense of 107.5 and 52.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Tennessee turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.1%. The Volunteers give up 74.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76 points per game in their past 3 contests.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-5 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-9 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-6 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 5-7 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
12/16/16 G Kory Holden Eligibility out for season
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/17/16 F John Fulkerson Elbow out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee
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