Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina -4
The Tennessee Volunteers head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 4 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 67.1 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. South Carolina has an overall record of 15-9. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 66.5, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 14-10-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 12-10-2 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
02/13/20 G Josiah-Jordan James Undisclosed is questionable
02/13/20 G Jalen Johnson Undisclosed is questionable
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
02/11/20 F Justin Minaya Thumb is out indefinitely
John Fulkerson averages 12.3 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jordan Bowden comes into this game averaging 13.2 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jermaine Cousinard averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 66%. A.J. Lawson scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers allow 62.1 points per contest which is 23rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 103rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 126th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in D-1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in Division 1. Tennessee averages 67.1 points per contest, which is 282nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 229th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 303rd in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 176th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 175th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 97th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 60th with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 160th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 302nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest. South Carolina is 166th in the country with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 173rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 277th in the country. They are 90th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 83rd in assists per game with 14.3. The Gamecocks are 158th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Volunteers are 199th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.6. In terms of pace they are 299th in the country with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 254th. As a team they are 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 190th in Division 1. Tennessee is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
South Carolina is 214th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Gamecocks are 224th in the country in offensive rating with 99.7. In terms of pace they are 69th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 234th. As a team they are 278th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 302nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tennessee +4 and over 136.5 total points
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