Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Gamecocks versus the Rebels? Tip off is at at 3:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SECN. The game will be played at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS. This Southeastern conference matchup has an over/under of 137.5 points, and Ole Miss is favored to win by -3.5 at home vs. South Carolina.

SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS VS OLE MISS REBELS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Ole Miss Rebels -3.5

This game will be played at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss at 3:30 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE OLE MISS REBELS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Rebels.
  • Not only will Ole Miss pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Do the Gamecocks Stand a Chance on the Road?

South Carolina heads into this game as the underdog, as they have been in 11 of their 26 games this season. They come in with a 21-5 record, including a 9-4 record in Southeastern Conference play.

Over their last 10 games on the road, the Gamecocks have gone 6-4, and they are 6-3 on the road this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -3.3 points per game, compared to +11.5 points per game at home.

South Carolina has been a solid team against the spread this season, posting an 18-8 mark. On the road, the Gamecocks have gone 7-2 vs. the spread and are 8-2 in their last 10 road games. As the underdog, South Carolina has an ATS record of 9-2 this season and is 8-2 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

This season, the over/under record for South Carolina games is 12-14. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 137.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their latest game, South Carolina offense put up 63 points against LSU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.9% and made 6 threes. In terms of offense, the Gamecocks have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 248th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 215th in percentage and 102nd in three-pointers made.

The Gamecocks’ defense is presently ranked 31st nationally, allowing an average of 65.4 points per contest. South Carolina’s three-point defense is currently 52nd in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.3% of their shots vs. South Carolina.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Rebels?

After losing to Mississippi State, Ole Miss is hoping to bounce back at home. So far this season, the Rebels are 15-1 at home compared to 4-6 on the road. They are also a perfect 16-0 when favored.

On the year, Ole Miss has a record of 19-7, including a 6-7 mark in SEC play. Their average scoring margin at home is +9.7, while their average scoring margin on the road is -6.2.

As the favorite, Ole Miss has an ATS record of 9-7 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 9-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Rebels are 8-2 vs. the spread.

For the season, the over/under record in Ole Miss games is 15-11, and today’s line of 137.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (142.9). So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 149 points scored in those games.

In their latest game, Ole Miss offense put up 71 points against Mississippi State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.4% and made 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Matthew Murrell with 23 points. Jaylen Murray also added 12 points for the Rebels.

So far, the Rebels’ defense is ranked 176th in the country at 72.2 points per contest. 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%.