South Carolina vs Arkansas Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas -9
The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 9 point favorites.
South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 70.8 points per contest while giving up 66.7 per game. Arkansas has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 63.2, good for a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 10-9-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 10-7-2 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-8-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
01/25/20 F Keyshawn Bryant Head is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
01/25/20 G Trae Hannibal Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
01/28/20 G Isaiah Joe Knee is questionable Wednesday vs South Carolina
Jermaine Cousinard averages 10.7 points per contest in 23.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. A.J. Lawson comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Isaiah Joe averages 16.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Mason Jones scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks allow 66.7 points per contest which is 114th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 43rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 148th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 90th place in D-1. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in Division 1. South Carolina averages 70.8 points per contest, which is 199th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 194th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 288th in the nation. They average 37.6 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 95th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 162nd with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks give up 63.2 points per game, which ranks them 42nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 56th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 9.6 dimes allowed per game and 310th with 38.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Razorbacks are 331st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.2 per contest. Arkansas is 111th in the country with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 137th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 278th in the country. They are 312th in the nation in rebounding with 32.8 boards per contest and 217th in assists per game with 12.8. The Razorbacks are 304th in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 99.6, which is ranked 224th. They are 107th in college basketball in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 260th. As a unit they are 296th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 312th in D-1. South Carolina is 218th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 304th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 102.6, which is ranked 154th. They are 99th in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 136th. As a unit they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 113th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take South Carolina +9 and over 142 total points
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