South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Missouri Tigers - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (8-8) at South Carolina Gamecocks (15-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Colonial Life Arena)
The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Carolina Gamecocks will host the Missouri Tigers this Saturday.
The South Carolina Gamecocks come into this game with a 15-1 record and are currently 5th in the SEC. The Gamecocks are coming off of their first loss of the year, a 73-50 defeat to Alabama. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for South Carolina has been Michael Carrera who is averaging 11.9 points per game and 6.5 rebounds. Sindarius Thornwell is second on the team with 11.9 points per game and 5.0 rebounds.
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The Missouri Tigers come into this game with a 8-8 record and are currently 10th in the SEC. The Tigers are coming off of a 94-61 loss to Arkansas. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for Missouri has been Kevin Puryear who is averaging 12.2 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Wes Clark is second on the team with 9.7 points per game and 2.8 assists. Missouri will try to bounce back with a win against South Carolina.
The Missouri Tigers are 1-7 against the spread in their last 8 Saturday games. The Tigers are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. SEC opponents. South Carolina is 14-3 against the spread in their last 17 games overall. The Gamecocks are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games.
The Missouri Tigers have been up and down all year while South Carolina has been playing great all season. Even though the Gamecocks just suffered their first loss of the season i think they will bounce back with a big win against Missouri here.