South Carolina at Missouri College Basketball Game Picks 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 3 point favorites.
South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-14. They currently have a point differential of -0.1 as they are averaging 73.7 points per contest while giving up 73.8 per game. Missouri has an overall mark of 12-15. They are averaging 66.6 points per contest and giving up 68.6, which is a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 12-15-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 17-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 11-13-3 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 12-15-0 against the over/under this year
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
03/01/19 G A.J. Lawson Ankle is out indefinitely
02/01/19 F Justin Minaya Knee is out for season
01/13/19 F Jason Cudd Knee is out for season
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
02/26/19 G Mark Smith Ankle is out for season
Chris Silva comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Hassani Gravett averages 11.1 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jordan Geist scores 13.9 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Jeremiah Tilmon averages 10.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 73.7 points per contest, which is 149th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 277th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 99th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 100th with 13.9 per game. The Gamecocks allow 73.8 points per contest, which is 240th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 107th and 234th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 274th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 131st place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 314th in the nation with 66.6 points per contest this season. They are 276th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -2.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 87th in the NCAA. They are 207th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.9 boards per contest and 329th in assists per game with 11.0. The Tigers are 71st in turnovers per contest with 14.3. The Tigers give up 68.6 points per game, which ranks them 101st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 174th and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 79th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 38th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 96th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 101.8, which is ranked 224th. They are 63rd in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 283rd. As a unit they are 286th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 278th in D-1. South Carolina is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 40th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 274th in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 322nd in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 230th. As a team they are 253rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 93rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina +3
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