South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Drexel Dragons - 12/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (1-6) at South Carolina Gamecocks (8-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Colonial Life Arena)
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The Drexel Dragons will travel to play the South Carolina Gamecocks in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 8-0 this season and are coming off of a win against South Florida by a score of 81-63. South Carolina scored 53 points in the first half and cruised to the easy victory in this game. Michael Carrera led South Carolina with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Sindarius Thornwell added 15 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina was out rebounded by a total of 46-32 and had 14 assists in their victory. South Carolina is averaging 83.8 points per game while giving up 68.4 points per game. South Carolina is also averaging 41.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. Mindaugas Kacinas is averaging 14.4 points per game and 6.9 rebounds per game, while Michael Carrera is averaging 12.5 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for South Carolina. South Carolina is shooting 69.1% on free throws, 38.7% on three-pointers, and 45.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Drexel Dragons are 1-6 this season and are coming off of a win against La Salle by a score of 66-53. Drexel was able to hold La Salle to 22 points in the second half to secure their first win of the season. Tavon Allen had 25 points and 3 rebounds for Drexel. Rodney Williams added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Dragons. Drexel out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-32 and had 11 assists in their victory. Drexel is averaging 68.1 points per game while giving up 72.9 points per game. Drexel is also averaging 36.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game. Tavon Allen is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game, while Rashann London is averaging 12 points per game and 2.9 assists per game for Drexel. Drexel is shooting 66.5% on free throws, 31.5% on three-pointers, and 41.4% on all field goal attempts.
Drexel is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games. Drexel is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1-1 in Drexel’s last 6 Tuesday games. South Carolina is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games. South Carolina is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 Tuesday games. The over is 5-2 in South Carolina’s last 7 games overall.
South Carolina has started this season very strong and will look to beat up on Drexel in this game. Drexel has only won one game and has really struggled to start the season. South Carolina is out scoring Drexel by about 15 points per game and is allowing fewer points than Drexel is. South Carolina is the better team here and I like them to win big.