Auburn at South Carolina NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/15/2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Friday, March 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 7.5 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 22-9. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 80.1 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. South Carolina has an overall record of 16-15. They are averaging 73.0 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 16-14-1 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 15-14-1 against the over/under
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 14-16-0 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 18-12-0 against the over/under
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
03/13/19 C Austin Wiley Leg is doubtful Thursday vs Missouri
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
03/13/19 G A.J. Lawson Ankle is upgraded to questionable Friday vs
02/01/19 F Justin Minaya Knee is out for season
01/13/19 F Jason Cudd Knee is out for season
Bryce Brown comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Jared Harper averages 15.2 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Chris Silva averages 14.8 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. A.J. Lawson averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 80.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 155th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 40th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 218th with 12.6 per game. The Tigers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 98th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 114th and 172nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 206th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 90th place in Division 1. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 345th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina is 162nd in the country with 73.0 points per game this year. They are 288th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 80th in the nation. They are 123rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 214th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Gamecocks are 132nd in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Gamecocks surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 207th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 155th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 276th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gamecocks are 303rd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Tigers are 13th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.4. In terms of pace they are 131st in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 59th. As a team they are 73rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 11th in Division 1. Auburn is 266th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
South Carolina is 190th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Gamecocks are 225th in the country in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 76th in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 295th. As a team they are 296th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 287th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina +7.5
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