Coastal Carolina at South Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/30/2018
Friday, November 30, 2018
Colonial Life Arena
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The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers travel to Colonial Life Arena to play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Friday, November 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 13.5 point favorites.
Coastal Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.0 as they are averaging 79.1 points per game while giving up 65.1 per contest. South Carolina has an overall record of 3-3. They are averaging 74.2 points per game and surrendering 68.5, good for a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Trends
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 3-1-1 against the spread
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-5-0 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Key Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
11/27/18 F Justin Minaya Knee is out indefinitely
11/06/18 G Jermaine Cousinard Academics is out indefinitely
Amidou Bamba averages 9.4 points per game in 22.3 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 38%. Zac Cuthbertson comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Chris Silva averages 10.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. A.J. Lawson averages 13.2 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chanticleers allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 91st and 184th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 209th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in the nation. Coastal Carolina averages 79.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 105th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 120th in D-1. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 136th and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 165th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 115th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 35th and 238th in those defensive statistics. They rank 143rd with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 242nd with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gamecocks are 284th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game. South Carolina is 200th in the country with 74.2 points per game this year. They are 273rd in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 252nd in the nation. They are 58th in the country in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 180th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Gamecocks are 110th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Chanticleers are 54th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.5. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 61st. As a team they are 69th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 171st in Division 1. Coastal Carolina is 154th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
South Carolina is 146th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Gamecocks are 259th in the country in offensive rating with 99.6. In terms of pace they are 74th in Division 1 with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 263rd. As a team they are 262nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 135th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Coastal Carolina/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina -13.5
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