South Carolina at Ole Miss College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Scottrade Center to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 2.5 point favorites.
South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-15. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Ole Miss has an overall record of 12-19. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 77.9, good for a point differential of -2.4.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 15-14 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 13-15 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 10-20 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-18 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
02/19/18 G Kory Holden Left Team is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/05/17 F Karlis Silins Knee is out indefinitely
Chris Silva averages 14.1 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Frank Booker averages 12.5 points per contest in 26.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Terence Davis scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Deandre Burnett averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 69.8 points per contest this year, which is 270th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 347th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 273rd in Division 1. They average 36.9 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 95th and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 104th with 13.6 per game. The Gamecocks allow 68.5 points per contest, which is 80th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 87th and 87th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 117th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 45th place in college basketball. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 126th in the country with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 301st in the nation in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.4. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 326th in Division 1. They are 71st in the country in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 111th in assists per game with 14.6. The Rebels are 311th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Rebels give up 77.9 points per game, which ranks them 303rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 188th and 304th in those defensive statistics. They rank 342nd with 16.6 dimes allowed per game and 318th with 38.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 116th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Gamecocks are 286th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.7, and their defensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 50th. In terms of pace they are 190th in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 336th. As a team they are 329th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 170th in Division 1. South Carolina is 135th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 83rd in the nation.
Ole Miss is 325th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 228th in Division 1. The Rebels are 296th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 159th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 295th. As a unit they are 283rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 127th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take South Carolina -2.5
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