Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks NCAAB Betting Prediction

Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Prediction 2/10/2024

The Vanderbilt Commodores (6-16) travel to face off against the South Carolina Gamecocks (20-3) on Saturday, February 10th. 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 Vanderbilt is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Kentucky. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs South Carolina Gamecocks

The Vanderbilt Commodores Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

As a team, Vanderbilt has struggled mightily on the road this season, going 0-6 with an average scoring margin of -13.0 points per game. The Commodores have lost six straight games away from home, and they are just 2-8 in their last 10 games on the road.

Overall, Vanderbilt is 6-16 this season, including a 1-8 mark in Southeastern Conference play. The Commodores have fared slightly better at home, going 6-10 compared to their 0-6 record on the road.

Against the spread, Vanderbilt has gone 9-12-1 this season, including a 2-3-1 mark on the road. As the underdog, the Commodores are 6-7-1 vs. the spread this year. Over their last three road games, Vanderbilt is 0-2-1 ATS and they are 4-5-1 ATS in their last 10 road contests.

So far this season, the over/under record for Vanderbilt games is 6-16. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points.

The South Carolina Gamecocks Are Coming Off A Win

South Carolina enters this game with a 20-3 overall record, including a 14-1 mark at home. They have won six straight games, and their average scoring margin at home is +12.1 points per game.

As for Vanderbilt, they are 8-2 in Southeastern Conference play, and they have gone 12-1 in non-conference games. South Carolina is favored by 13.5 points, and they have gone 12-1 when favored this season.

As the favorite this season, South Carolina has an ATS mark of 8-5. Their home ATS record is 10-5, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Gamecocks are 6-4. In their last three home games, South Carolina has gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

South Carolina’s over/under record for the season is 10-13, and today’s over/under line of 129.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (140.3). So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 0-3, and the average scoring total in those games is 129 points.

Vanderbilt Offense Breakdown

Vanderbilt finished with 77 points in their game against Kentucky. This total surpasses their season-average of 66.9 points per game. Offensively, the Commodores have a season long field goal percentage of 39%, which is 392nd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 394th in percentage and 248th in three-pointers made.

Ezra Manjon (G) 14.7 3.0 3.6
Tyrin Lawrence (G) 13.9 5.2 1.8
Evan Taylor (G) 8.7 4.1 0.3

South Carolina Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Gamecocks’ offense tallied 68 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.5 points per game. Meechie Johnson Jr. is leading the team in scoring at 14.5 points per contest. B.J. Mack has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.4 going into the game.

Meechie Johnson Jr. (G) 14.5 4.2 2.9
B.J. Mack (F) 13.4 5.1 1.3
Ta’lon Cooper (G) 10.5 4.4 4.3

Vanderbilt Team Defense

At present, the Commodores’ defense is nationally ranked 216th, allowing 73.7 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. South Carolina. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 38.1%.

South Carolina Team Defense

The Gamecocks’ defense is presently ranked 19th nationally, allowing an average of 64.1 points per contest. In their most recent game, the South Carolina defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Ole Miss knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 65 points.

Commodores vs Gamecocks Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Vanderbilt has an ATS mark of 2-2-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-5 while averaging 61 points per game.
  • 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.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Commodores have a straight up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-2-1.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Gamecocks have gone 6-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 9-1.

Commodores vs Gamecocks Prediction

In this Gamecocks vs. Gamecocks matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Gamecocks at -13.5. While we project the Gamecocks to win 75-70, our recommendation is to bet on the Commodores for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 129.5, and our model predicts the Commodores and Gamecocks to score a combined 145 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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