Ole Miss vs. South Carolina SEC Tournament - 3/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Carolina Gamecocks (16-15) at Mississippi Rebels (20-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 9:25 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks +2 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Ole Miss Rebels and the South Carolina Gamecocks face off on Thursday in Nashville in second round SEC college basketball tournament action.
The Ole Miss Rebels are 20-11 this season and they were tied for third place in the SEC standings. Ole Miss is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Stefan Moody leads the Rebels averaging 16.6 points per game. Jarvis Summers is averaging 12.3 points, Ladarius White is averaging 10.9 points, and Sebastian Saiz is averaging 7.8 points and 5.4 rebounds. Ole Miss is 3-0 in neutral site games and 11-7 in the SEC.
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The South Carolina Gamecocks are 16-15 this season and they earned their spot in this game with a nin-point win over Missouri. South Carolina is averaging 65.3 points and they are shooting 40.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.7 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Duane Notice leads the Gamecocks averaging 11.4 points per game. Sindarius Thornwell is averaging 11.2 points, Tyrone Johnson is averaging 9.9 points, and Laimonas Chatkevicius is averaging 8.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. South Carolina is 7-12 in the SEC and 3-2 in neutral site games.
Ole Miss is 6-1 against the spread following a loss, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. South Carolina is 5-14 against the spread in their last 19 games, 11-5 against the spread in their last 16 neutral site games, and 1-6 against the spread following a win. The underdog has covered the point spread in 12 of the last 15 meetings of these two.
The total is set at 135.5 and I have this one going over and that is my free pick. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.