Ole Miss Rebels vs South Carolina Gamecocks NCAAB Betting Prediction

Ole Miss Rebels vs South Carolina Prediction 2/6/2024

The Ole Miss Rebels (18-4) travel to face off against the South Carolina Gamecocks (19-3) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia and televised on SECN. South Carolina is coming off a win in their previous game, while Ole Miss is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Auburn. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

Ole Miss Rebels vs South Carolina Gamecocks

The Ole Miss Rebels Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Coming into tonight’s game, Ole Miss is 18-4 overall and 5-4 in Southeastern Conference play. The Rebels are 4-3 on the road this season and have gone 13-0 in non-conference games. So far, Ole Miss has been the underdog in seven games, going 3-4.

In their most recent game, the Rebels lost to Auburn by a score of 91-77. Over their last 10 road games, Ole Miss has gone 5-5, and they are 2-3 in their last five.

As the underdog, Ole Miss has an ATS record of 3-4 this season and they are 12-10 overall vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rebels have gone 4-6 ATS and they are 4-6 ATS in their last 10 road games.

Ole Miss’ over/under record for the season is 13-9 and today’s line of 138 is lower than their average over/under line of 142.3. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points compared to their season average of 148.5 points per game.

The South Carolina Gamecocks Are Coming Off A Win

South Carolina enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 12 of their 22 games this season. Their record as the favorite is 11-1, and they are 13-1 at home this year.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Gamecocks have gone 9-1. Their average scoring margin at home this season is +12.8 points per game, and they have won their last two games at home.

South Carolina has an overall ATS record of 17-5 this season, including a home ATS mark of 10-4. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Gamecocks are 7-3 vs. the spread. At home this year, South Carolina has gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

South Carolina’s over/under record for the season is 10-12 and today’s line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (140.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Ole Miss Offense Breakdown

The Rebels’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 76.9 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Allen Flanigan with 20 points. Matthew Murrell also added 18 points for the Rebels.

Matthew Murrell (G) 16.8 3.4 2.5
Allen Flanigan (G) 15.3 6.7 3.0
Jaylen Murray (G) 14.5 2.5 4.2

South Carolina Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Gamecocks’ offense finished with 72 points, which is right in line with their current average of 72.7 points per contest. Offensively, the Gamecocks have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 256th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 169th in percentage and 87th in three-pointers made.

Meechie Johnson Jr. (G) 14.9 4.1 2.7
B.J. Mack (F) 13.8 5.2 1.3
Ta’lon Cooper (G) 10.5 4.5 4.4

Ole Miss Team Defense

In terms of defense, Ole Miss is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. So far, the Ole Miss defense is giving up an average of 10.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.9 times per game (401st).

South Carolina Team Defense

At this time, the Gamecocks’ defense is positioned 20th in the country, permitting 64.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, South Carolina’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.3% this season.

Rebels vs Gamecocks Trends

  • Through their last three road contests, the Rebels offense has averaged 70 points per game while allowing an average of 79. Ole Miss posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • Across their last five home contests, South Carolina has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 66 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Rebels have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
  • The last ten games that South Carolina was favored, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 9-1 straight up.

Rebels vs Gamecocks Prediction

The Gamecocks is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 77-69. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Gamecocks at -3.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 138 and given that our model is projecting 146 points between the teams, we like the over.

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