Betting on today’s Razorbacks and Gamecocks game? Catch the action at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN, as the Gamecocks hosts this showdown at 3:30 ET on SECN. This Southeastern conference matchup has an over/under of 144 points, and South Carolina is favored to win by -6.5 at home vs. Arkansas.

ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS VS SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arkansas Razorbacks +6.5

This game will be played at Bridgestone Arena at 3:30 ET on Thursday, March 14th.

WHY BET THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Gamecocks.
  • Even though we have South Carolina winning straight-up, we like Arkansas at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Razorbacks Pull the Upset on the Road?

In their last game, Arkansas defeated LSU by a score of 94-83. Over their last ten games, the Razorbacks have gone 2-8 on the road. They are just 2-9 on the road this season, compared to 13-6 at home. Arkansas has been an underdog in 16 games this season, going 4-12 in those matchups.

So far this year, the Razorbacks have gone 15-16, including a 6-11 record in Southeastern Conference play. They have gone 9-5 in non-conference games.

As the underdog, Arkansas has a solid ATS mark of 7-9 this season and they have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three games as the underdog. On the road, the Razorbacks have an ATS record of 4-7 this year and they are 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Arkansas’ over/under record for the season is 22-8 and their games have averaged 156.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 144 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (150.4) and there have been 23 games with more points than 144. The average scoring total in their last three games is 176 points and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 9-1.

In their recent matchup, the Arkansas offense ended with 94 points against LSU. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 60.8% and made 5 threes. Leading Arkansas in scoring vs. LSU was Khalif Battle with his 29 points. Makhi Mitchell also added 19 points for the Razorbacks.

Looking at the Arkansas defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 79.6 points per game (319th). In today’s game, the Arkansas defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 83 points.

Can The Gamecocks Secure a Home Victory?

South Carolina enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 16 of their 31 games this season. So far, they have gone 14-2 in those games. At home, they have been even better, going 16-3 this season, compared to 8-3 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, the Gamecocks are 7-3, and they have gone 3-2 over their last five. In their most recent game, they lost to Tennessee by a score of 66-59.

South Carolina’s ATS record this season is 21-9, including a mark of 12-7 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Gamecocks are 5-5 vs. the spread.

South Carolina’s over/under record this season is 14-16 and the average scoring total in their games is 137.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 144 is higher than the average OU line in their games (139.7). So far, 25 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 155 points.

The South Carolina offense is coming off a game in which they scored 59 points vs. Tennessee. Overall their field goal percentage was 37.7% while connecting on 8 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Meechie Johnson Jr. who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.4. B.J. Mack also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.5.

Currently, the Gamecocks’ defense holds the 38th rank in the nation, allowing 66.4 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, South Carolina’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.6% this season.