South Carolina vs. Texas A&M - 2/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (18-7) at South Carolina Gamecocks (13-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Colonial Life Arena)
The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks -3.5 -- Over/Under: 124 See the Latest Odds
The South Carolina Gamecocks and the Texas A&M Aggies face off on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 13-12 this season and they have won two of their last three games. South Carolina is averaging 65.7 points and they are shooting 40.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.8 points and their opponents are shooting 37.9 percent. Sindarius Thornwell leads the Gomecocks averaging 11.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Duane Notice is averaging 11 points, Tyrone Johnson is averaging 9.6 points, and Laimonas Chatkevicius is averaging 8.3 points. South Carolina is 9-4 at home and 4-9 in the SEC.
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The Texas A&M Aggies are 18-7 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Texas A&M is averaging 67.4 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.9 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Daneul House leads the Aggies averaging 14.4 points per game. Jalen Jones is averaging 13.5 points and 6.1 rebounds, Alex Caruso is averaging 9.5 points and 5.8 assists, and Kourtney Robrson is averaging 8.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Texas A&M is 4-4 on the road and 9-4 in the SEC.
South Carolina is 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games, 0-4 against the spread following a win, and 2-12 against the spread in the SEC. Texas A&M is 6-2 against the spread following a win, 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games.
Defense should rule the day here and this one stays under the total. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as the App.