South Carolina at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 12.5 point favorites.
South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 69.0 points per contest while giving up 67.9 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 18-6. They are averaging 75.9 points per game and surrendering 67.2, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-14 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-13 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-8 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 9-13 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chris Silva averages 14.3 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Frank Booker averages 11.3 points per contest in 25.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Grant Williams scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Admiral Schofield averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 69.0 points per contest this year, which is 286th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 346th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 312th in Division 1. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 100th and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 149th with 13.4 per game. The Gamecocks allow 67.9 points per contest, which is 66th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 156th and 162nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 43rd place in college basketball. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 289th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 121st in the country with 75.9 points per contest this season. They are 194th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 44th in Division 1. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 38th in assists per game with 16.5. The Volunteers are 237th in turnovers per contest with 12.5. The Volunteers give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 53rd and 84th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 163rd with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 273rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Gamecocks are 288th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.2, and their defensive rating of 97.5 is ranked 63rd. In terms of pace they are 199th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 339th. As a team they are 333rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 183rd in Division 1. South Carolina is 173rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 143rd in the nation.
Tennessee is 239th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 45th in the nation. The Volunteers are 68th in the country in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 97.6 is ranked 65th. In terms of pace they are 266th in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 174th. As a team they are 128th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 210th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take South Carolina +12.5
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