South Carolina vs Virginia College Basketball Parlay 12/22/2019
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location: John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA
Odds/Point Spread: Virginia -12.5
The South Carolina Gamecocks head to John Paul Jones Arena to take on the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, December 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 12.5 point favorites.
South Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Virginia has an overall mark of 9-1. They are averaging 53.8 points per contest and giving up 44.2, which is a point differential of 9.6.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-6-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 3-7-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
12/03/19 G Braxton Key Wrist is out indefinitely
Maik Kotsar averages 10.1 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 48%. A.J. Lawson comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jay Huff averages 9.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Mamadi Diakite scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 0.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks allow 65.5 points per contest which is 106th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 89th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 130th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 106th place in D-1. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in Division 1. South Carolina averages 70.6 points per contest, which is 214th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 204th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 318th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 112th and 127th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 201st with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 44.2 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 32% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 7.4 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 30.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 151st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Virginia is 349th in the country with 53.8 points per contest this season. They are 325th in D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 9.6. They shoot 25% from beyond the arc, which is good for 344th in the country. They are 180th in the nation in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 338th in assists per game with 9.6. The Cavaliers are 292nd in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 98.6, which is ranked 246th. They are 121st in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 274th. As a unit they are 304th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 323rd in D-1. South Carolina is 245th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia is 126th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 90, which is ranked 323rd. They are 350th in D-1 in pace with 59.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 331st. As a unit they are 335th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 177th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take South Carolina +12.5 and over 112.5 total points
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