The South Carolina Gamecocks (10-20, 3-14 SEC) will attempt to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the Georgia Bulldogs (16-14, 6-11 SEC) at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 4, 2023. The Bulldogs have lost four games in a row.
The Gamecocks take on the Bulldogs in a game that is currently set as a pick ’em. The point total for the game is set at 140.
South Carolina vs. Georgia Odds
Point Spread for South Carolina vs. Georgia
The spread for this matchup is set at a pick ’em.
South Carolina vs. Georgia Moneyline
As for the moneyline, South Carolina has -110 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia is listed at -110 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 140 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SEC Network
- Location: Columbia, South Carolina
- Arena: Colonial Life Arena
South Carolina vs. Georgia Betting Trends
Against the spread, South Carolina is 16-14-0 this season. The Gamecocks have won in four of the five contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. South Carolina’s games this year have hit the over 53.3% of the time (16 out of 30 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, Georgia is 11-19-0 this year. The Bulldogs have compiled a 5-13 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 27.8% of those games). Georgia’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under 53.3% of the time (16 out of 30 games with a set point total).
South Carolina vs. Georgia Key Players to Watch
Gregory ‘GG’ Jackson II paces his team in both points (15.3) and assists (0.9) per game, and also averages 6 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 0.8 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Meechie Johnson Jr. is tops on his team in assists per contest (3.5), and also averages 12.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.7 steals and 0 blocked shots. Hayden Brown averages 11.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. Defensively, he delivers 1.1 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Josh Gray paces his squad in rebounds per contest (6.1), and also posts 4.4 points and 0.5 assists. Defensively, he puts up 0.2 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
Justin Hill is posting 8.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game, making 38.7% of his shots from the floor. The Bulldogs get 13.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game from Kario Oquendo. Braelen Bridges is posting 8.4 points, 5 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 56.7% of his shots from the floor.
What you need to know about the South Carolina Gamecocks
South Carolina has won nine games against the spread in conference action this season, while failing to cover eight times. The Gamecocks are averaging only 64.6 points per game (22nd-worst in college basketball), but they’ve played more consistently at the other end, where they are giving up 73.4 points per game (281st-ranked). South Carolina is grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game (217th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 32.7 rebounds per contest (284th-ranked).
Offensively, the Gamecocks average 63.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 68.3 points per game in road games. This season, South Carolina is making 7.9 three-pointers per game (118th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 32.8% (260th-ranked) from downtown. This year, the Gamecocks are ceding 7.1 treys per game (166th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opposing teams to shoot 34% (196th-ranked) from three-point land.
The Gamecocks are 7-3 against the spread and 2-8 overall in their last 10 contests. South Carolina has hit the over in seven of its past 10 contests. On offense, South Carolina has picked up its production a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 66.5 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 64.6 it has racked up over the course of this year. South Carolina has been less stingy on defense as of late, allowing 74.1 points per game during its past 10 outings compared to the 73.4 points per game its opponents average over the 2022-23 season.
What you need to know about the Georgia Bulldogs
Georgia has compiled a 5-12-0 ATS record so far this year in conference play. In 2022-23, the Bulldogs are 251st in the nation on offense (69 points scored per game) and 239th defensively (71.9 points allowed). Georgia is 143rd in the nation in rebounds per game (32.3) and 270th in rebounds conceded (32.4).
At home the Bulldogs are putting up 70.8 points per game, 5.7 more than they are averaging away (65.1). With 6.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 32.1% from downtown, Georgia is 244th and 300th in the nation, respectively, in those categories. The Bulldogs are 194th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (7.3 per game) and 106th in 3-point percentage defensively (32.6%).
The Bulldogs have one win against the spread, and are 3-7 overall, over their past 10 games. Georgia has gone over the total in six of its last 10 games. Over its past 10 games, Georgia is scoring 67.9 points per contest, compared to its season average of 69. The Bulldogs are ceding 83 points per contest in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 71.9 points allowed.
South Carolina vs. Georgia Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this game is South Carolina, and we predict that South Carolina will cover the spread (pick ’em). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 140 points.
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