South Carolina Gamecocks vs Ole Miss NCAAB Betting Prediction

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Ole Miss Prediction 2/24/2024

The South Carolina Gamecocks (21-5) travel to face off against the Ole Miss Rebels (19-7) on Saturday, February 24th. This game will be played at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford and televised on SECN. Both South Carolina and Ole Miss will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 ET.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Ole Miss Rebels

The South Carolina Gamecocks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

South Carolina has been much better at home this season, going 15-2 compared to 6-3 on the road. They have also been the underdog in 11 of their 26 games, going 8-3 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -3.3 compared to +11.5 at home.

The Gamecocks are coming off a 64-63 loss to LSU and have lost two in a row. They are 21-5 overall and 9-4 in Southeastern Conference play. Over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4, while they are 4-1 in their last five.

As the underdog this season, South Carolina has been excellent vs. the spread, going 9-2. They have also been solid on the road, going 7-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Gamecocks have an impressive ATS mark of 8-2.

Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in South Carolina’s games this season (139.8). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points compared to their season average of 137.2 points per game.

The Ole Miss Rebels Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their most recent game to Mississippi State by a score of 83-71, Ole Miss comes into this game with a 19-7 overall record. They have been dominant at home this season, going 15-1, and they are a perfect 16-0 when favored.

For the year, the Rebels have a scoring differential of +9.7 points per game at home, compared to -6.2 on the road. Their record in the SEC is 6-7, and they have not lost back-to-back games at home this season.

When looking at Ole Miss’ ATS record this season, they are currently 13-13. At home, their ATS mark is 9-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Rebels have gone 8-2 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Ole Miss is 15-11. In their games, the average scoring total is 148 points, which is 5.1 points higher than the average over/under line of 142.9. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 149 points.

South Carolina Offense Breakdown

Most recently, the South Carolina offense finished with just 63 points vs. LSU. For the game, they hit 6/20 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 41.9%. Currently leading the team in scoring is B.J. Mack who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.8. Meechie Johnson Jr. also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.8.

B.J. Mack (F) 13.8 5.1 1.3
Meechie Johnson Jr. (G) 13.8 4.1 3.0
Ta’lon Cooper (G) 9.8 4.2 4.2

Ole Miss Offense Breakdown

The Ole Miss offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against Mississippi State. They posted a field goal percentage of 40.4% and connected on 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Matthew Murrell, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.3, while Allen Flanigan also maintains a PPG average of 15.4 leading up to the game.

Matthew Murrell (G) 17.3 3.9 2.4
Allen Flanigan (G) 15.4 6.6 3.0
Jaylen Murray (G) 14.0 2.4 4.0

South Carolina Team Defense

This season, the South Carolina defense has been impressive, holding the 32nd position in the country while permitting an average of 65.4 points per contest. So far, the South Carolina defense is giving up an average of 7.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.7 times per game (397th).

Ole Miss Team Defense

At this time, the Rebels’ defense is positioned 179th in the country, permitting 72.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. South Carolina. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.5%.

Gamecocks vs Rebels Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, South Carolina has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 68 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • In their last three games at home, the Rebels have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 66 points per game in these contests.
  • South Carolina has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Rebels have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Gamecocks vs Rebels Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Rebels to win, and have the projected score sitting at 76-69. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Rebels at -3.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 137.5, and our model predicts the Gamecocks and Rebels to score a combined 145 points. We recommend betting on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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