South Carolina Gamecocks vs. LSU Tigers - 2/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
LSU Tigers (15-8) at South Carolina Gamecocks (20-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Colonial Life Arena)
The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers will travel to play the South Carolina Gamecocks in a SEC game on Wednesday.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 20-3 (7-3) and are coming off of a win against Texas A&M by a score of 81-78. South Carolina has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 2nd in the SEC standings. South Carolina has conference losses to Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama. South Carolina is averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 68.2 points per game. South Carolina is also averaging 42 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Michael Carrera is averaging 14.1 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game for South Carolina. Sindarius Thornwell is averaging 12.7 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for the Gamecocks. South Carolina is shooting 66.7% on free throws, 35.1% on three-pointers, and 43.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The LSU Tigers are 15-8 (8-2) and are coming off of a win against Mississippi State by a score of 88-77. LSU has won 2 games in a row and is currently 1st in the SEC standings. LSU has had conference losses to Florida and Texas A&M this season. LSU is averaging 81.3 points per game while giving up 75.4 points per game. LSU is also averaging 39.1 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game. Ben Simmons is averaging 19.4 points per game, 12.3 rebounds per game, and 5 assists per game for LSU. Keith Hornsby is averaging 13.4 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per game for the Tigers. LSU is shooting 66.4% on free throws, 33.7% on three-pointers, and 47.6% on all field goal attempts.
LSU is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games. LSU is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The under is 4-0 in LSU’s last 4 road games. South Carolina is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 home games. South Carolina is 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games. The over is 4-1 in South Carolina’s last 5 home games. The road team is 5-1-1 ATS in these two teams last 7 meetings.
LSU is leading the SEC, but still have work left to do in order to make the tournament. South Carolina has had a good season and will be at home in this matchup. LSU knows they could really use this game, and I think they will come out and win this one.