South Carolina Gamecocks vs Texas A&M NCAAB Betting Prediction

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Texas A&M Prediction 2/28/2024

The South Carolina Gamecocks (22-5) travel to face off against the Texas A&M Aggies (15-12) on Wednesday, February 28th. This game will be played at Reed Arena in College Station and televised on SECN. South Carolina is coming off a win in their previous game, while Texas A&M is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tennessee. Tip-off is set for 8:30 ET.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Texas A&M Aggies

The South Carolina Gamecocks Are Coming Off A Win

South Carolina will be looking to improve on their 7-3 road record as they enter tonight’s game as 4.5-point underdogs. So far this season, the Gamecocks have gone 9-3 in games where they were the underdog.

Coming off a 72-59 win over Ole Miss, South Carolina has gone 4-1 in their last five road games. So far this season, they have gone 22-5, including a 10-4 record in Southeastern Conference play.

South Carolina has been a strong bet against the spread this season, going 19-8 overall. On the road, they have an ATS mark of 8-2 and over their last 10 road games, they are 8-2 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Gamecocks have gone 10-2 vs. the spread this year.

South Carolina’s over/under record for the season is 12-15 and today’s line of 135.5 is lower than the average line in their games (139.6). 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 139 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The Texas A&M Aggies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last game 86-51 to Tennessee, Texas A&M has dropped four straight games. They are 15-12 overall and 6-8 in Southeastern Conference games. At home, the Aggies are 10-5 this season, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite, Texas A&M has a record of 12-7 this season. They have been favored in 19 of their 27 games. Their average scoring margin at home is +8.1 points per game, while their average scoring margin on the road is -3.8 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Texas A&M has gone 7-12 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-9, and they are just 3-7 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 135.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Texas A&M’s games this season (144.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 153 points.

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 71.8 points per contest. B.J. Mack was the leading scorer for the Gamecocks, putting up 17 points. In addition, Zachary Davis contributed 14 points.

B.J. Mack (F) 13.9 5.0 1.3
Meechie Johnson Jr. (G) 13.5 4.2 3.0
Ta’lon Cooper (G) 9.8 4.3 4.2

Texas A&M Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 73.2 points per game, Texas A&M struggled in their previous game. Against Tennessee, the Aggies scored 51 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 27.3%. The top scorer for the Aggies was Wade Taylor IV with 11 points, while Tyrece Radford also added 11 to the scoreboard.

Wade Taylor IV (G) 18.8 3.6 3.9
Tyrece Radford (G) 15.1 5.2 2.3
Henry Coleman III (F) 10.2 6.7 0.8

South Carolina Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the South Carolina defense is giving up an average of 65.1 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Texas A&M, the South Carolina defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, South Carolina made 20 free-throws vs. the Gamecocks.

Texas A&M Team Defense

Currently, the Aggies’ defense holds the 132nd rank in the nation, allowing 70.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.6 threes per game vs. South Carolina. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.9%.

Gamecocks vs Aggies Trends

  • Across the Gamecocks last ten road games, the team averaged 67 points per game while allowing 69. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 8-2, while going 7-3 straight-up.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Aggies offense has averaged 69 points per game while allowing an average of 75. Texas A&M posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • The Gamecocks have played well in their last five games as the betting underdog, going 4-1 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.
  • Going back to their last five games as the favorite, the Aggies have a straight up record of 2-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-4.

Gamecocks vs Aggies Prediction

The Aggies is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 76-69. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Aggies at -4.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 135.5, and our model projects the Gamecocks and Aggies to reach a combined total of 145 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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

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