The Texas A&M Aggies (3-3) and South Carolina Gamecocks (4-2) will battle in clash of SEC opponents at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with oddsmakers listing Texas A&M as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Texas A&M has -160 odds to pick up the win, while South Carolina is listed at +130 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 44.5 points.
How to Watch Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: SEC Network
- Location: Columbia, South Carolina
- Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium
While Texas A&M ranks 55th in total defense with 365.3 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been slightly worse, ranking 21st-worst (333.5 yards per game). While Texas A&M ranks 21st-worst in the FBS in scoring offense with 21.5 points per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the defense ranks 22nd-best (18.8 points per game allowed). Defensively, Texas A&M has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 15th-best by surrendering only 175.5 passing yards per game. The Aggies rank 97th on offense (213.3 passing yards per game). Texas A&M has the 102nd-ranked rushing offense this year (120.2 rushing yards per game), and has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 18th-worst with 189.8 rushing yards allowed per game. Texas A&M is putting up a 33.8% third-down conversion rate on offense (103rd in the FBS), and ranks 52nd on the other side of the ball with a 36.0% third-down conversion rate allowed. With nine forced turnovers (69th in the FBS) against nine turnovers committed (56th in the FBS), Texas A&M (0) has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
With 388.8 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, South Carolina ranks 77th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 45th, allowing 354.3 total yards per game. South Carolina ranks 40th in the FBS with 33.7 points per game on offense, and it ranks 61st with 25.0 points given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball. South Carolina has been dominant on pass defense, surrendering just 179.7 passing yards per contest (17th-best). On offense, it ranks 64th in the FBS by compiling 243.8 passing yards per game. South Carolina ranks 75th in the FBS with 145.0 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 99th with 174.7 rushing yards ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball. From an offensive standpoint, South Carolina is posting a 37.7% third-down conversion rate (84th-ranked). It ranks 72nd in the FBS on defense (39.2% third-down rate allowed). South Carolina has produced nine forced turnovers (69th in the FBS) and committed 15 turnovers (123rd in the FBS) this season for a -6 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Betting Analysis
Texas A&M Betting Insights
Texas A&M is 3-3-0 against the spread this season. In games it has played as 3-point favorites or more, Texas A&M has an ATS record of 1-2. Games involving Texas A&M have hit the over once this season. The Aggies have won 66.7% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (2-1). The Aggies have played as a moneyline favorite of -160 or shorter in only two games this season, and they split 1-1.
Gamecocks Betting Insights
South Carolina have compiled a 3-3-0 record against the spread this season. South Carolina has an ATS record of 1-2 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs. This season, three South Carolina games have gone over the point total. The Gamecocks have been underdogs in three games this season and won one (33.3%) of those contests. The Gamecocks have a record of 1-2 when they’re set as an underdog of +130 or more by oddsmakers this season.
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||49.7||51.3||46.5|
|Implied Total AVG||32.5||33.5||30.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||2-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-2||0-0||0-2|
|Point Total AVG||55.8||58.5||50.3|
|Implied Total AVG||37.7||42.3||28.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-0||2-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-2||0-1||1-1|
Players to Watch
- With 2.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 22 tackles in six games, Chris Russell has been a significant contributor to the Aggies’ defense in 2022.
- As part of the Aggies’ defensive unit, Antonio Johnson has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 26 tackles in six games.
- As part of the Aggies’ defense, Fadil Diggs has recorded 10 tackles and two sacks in six games.
- With 13 tackles and two interceptions, Jardin Gilbert has helped propel the Aggies’ defense over six games.
- Jordan Burch has posted 21 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in six games for the Gamecocks.
- In six games for the Gamecocks, Sherrod Greene has recorded one interception to go with 20 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended.
- The Gamecocks’ Gilber Edmond has registered 16 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games.
- With one interception to go with 16 tackles and one pass defended in six games, Brad Johnson has been wreaking havoc on defense for the Gamecocks.
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Predictions and Pick
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina betting card
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Our pick to win this game is South Carolina, and we expect that South Carolina will cover the spread (Texas A&M -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 44.5 points.