Arkansas at South Carolina College Basketball Betting Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Colonial Life Arena
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 1 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 77.9 points per contest while giving up 72.6 per game. South Carolina has an overall mark of 11-11. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 74.1, which is a point differential of -0.1.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-11-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 8-13-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 15-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
12/19/18 G T.J. Moss Ankle is out for season
11/06/18 G Jermaine Cousinard Academics is out indefinitely
02/01/19 F Justin Minaya Knee is out indefinitely
01/13/19 F Jason Cudd Knee is out indefinitely
Daniel Gafford comes into this game averaging 16.9 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Isaiah Joe averages 14.2 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Chris Silva scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 24.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. A.J. Lawson averages 13.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 77.9 points per contest, which is 65th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 157th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 189th in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 191st and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 132nd with 13.6 per game. The Razorbacks allow 72.6 points per contest, which is 212th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 52nd and 93rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 326th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 155th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina is 149th in the nation with 74.0 points per contest this season. They are 261st in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 261st in the NCAA. They are 133rd in D-1 in rebounding with 36.4 boards per contest and 248th in assists per game with 12.6. The Gamecocks are 99th in turnovers per contest with 14.1. The Gamecocks give up 74.1 points per game, which ranks them 246th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 99th and 233rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 277th with 36.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 293rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 158th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.8. In terms of pace they are 43rd in the country with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 179th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 191st in Division 1. Arkansas is 204th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
South Carolina is 155th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Gamecocks are 233rd in the country in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 66th in Division 1 with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 290th. As a team they are 276th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 283rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas +1
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