Looking to win big? The Gamecocks and Antelopes face off at 7:00 ET on CBSS. The Antelopes are hosting the game at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, AZ. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 142.5 points, and the Antelopes are favored to win at home against the Gamecocks.
SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS VS GRAND CANYON ANTELOPES BETTING PICK
The Pick: South Carolina Gamecocks +5.5
This game will be played at Desert Diamond Arena at 7:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Antelopes.
- Even though we have Grand Canyon winning straight-up, we like South Carolina at +5.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will the Gamecocks Find a Way to Win in Glendale?
South Carolina has a perfect 4-0 record after defeating DePaul 73-68 in their previous game. All four of their games have taken place at home. As South Carolina prepares to face Grand Canyon, they hold a 3-1 ATS record. This will be their first road game of the season, and in the previous year, they went 4-9 vs. the spread when playing away from home.
South Carolina’s games have, on average, featured 142.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 141.6 points so far. When analyzing the Gamecocks’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
The South Carolina offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against DePaul. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.1% and connected on 5 threes. Meechie Johnson Jr. was the leading scorer for the Gamecocks, putting up 24 points. In addition, Zachary Davis contributed 10 points.
At this time, the Gamecocks’ defense is positioned 58th in the country, permitting 65.5 points per game. So far, the South Carolina defense is giving up an average of 5.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.8 times per game (394th).
Will Grand Canyon Make it Happen at Home?
Grand Canyon will be competing in their fourth game of the season, and their overall record is 3-0. In their previous three games as the favorite, they are 3-0. So far this season, Grand Canyon has a perfect 3-0 record against the spread. When playing at home, they are 2-0 vs. the spread. In their last ten home games, Grand Canyon has a solid 7-3 ATS record.
Up to this point, games involving Grand Canyon have had an average of 149 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. In the Antelopes’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 84 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-2.
The Grand Canyon offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. San Francisco. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.6% while connecting on 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Tyon Grant-Foster, who is averaging 23 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Rayshon Harrison also maintains a PPG average of 13 heading into game.
Grand Canyon’s defense has been playing well, ranking 52nd nationally, with 64.7 points allowed per game. Grand Canyon’s three-point defense is currently 54th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.5% of their shots vs. Grand Canyon.