Wyoming at South Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Colonial Life Arena
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The Wyoming Cowboys head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 9 point favorites.
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Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 72.8 per game. South Carolina has an overall record of 6-2. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 63.8, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-3 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
11/08/17 F Hunter Thompson Ankle is out indefinitely
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hayden Dalton averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Justin James averages 14.1 points per contest in 23 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Chris Silva scores 12.9 points per contest while playing 22.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Maik Kotsar averages 10.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 32%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wyoming averages 75.8 points per contest this year, which is 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 293rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 190th in Division 1. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 195th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 179th with 13.6 per game. The Cowboys allow 72.8 points per contest, which is 192nd in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 135th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.3 rebounds a game which ranks 335th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 205th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina is 210th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 203rd in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in Division 1. They are 116th in the country in rebounding with 38.3 boards per contest and 122nd in assists per game with 15.0. The Gamecocks are 80th in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Gamecocks give up 63.8 points per game, which ranks them 42nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 118th and 140th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 30.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 282nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per contest this year.
The Cowboys are 259th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.8, and their defensive rating of 95.9 is ranked 118th. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 238th. As a team they are 190th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 20th in Division 1. Wyoming is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 91st in the nation.
South Carolina is 89th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 108th in Division 1. The Gamecocks are 31st in the nation in defensive rating with 89.6, and their offensive rating of 103.5 is ranked 201st. They are 196th in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 205th. As a unit they are 209th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 120th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wyoming +9
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