South Carolina vs. Missouri SEC Tournament - 3/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (9-22) at South Carolina Gamecocks (15-15)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:25 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The South Carolina Gamecocks and the Missouri Tigers face off on Wednesday Night in Nashville in SEC college basketball tournament action.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 15-15 this season and the finished the season in 11th place in the SEC standings. South Carolina is averaging 65.4 points and they are shooting 40.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Duane Notice leads the Gamecocks averaging 11.5 points per game. Sindaius Thornwell is averaging 10.9 points, Tyrone Johnson is averaging 10.1 points, and Laimonas Chatkevicius is averaging 8.7 points and 5.3 rebounds. South Carolina is 2-2 in neutral site games and 6-12 in the SEC.
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The Missouri Tigers finished the season at 9-22 this season and in last place in the SEC standings. Missouri is averaging 60.7 points and they are shooting 40.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Johnathan Williams III leads the Tigers averaging 12 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Wes Clark is averaging 10.1 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar is averaging 9.1 points, and Keith Shamburger is averaging 8.8 points. Missouri is 0-4 in neutral site games and 3-15 in the SEC.
South Carolina is 4-14 against the spread in their last 18 games, 0-6 against the spread following a win, and 9-21-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Missouri is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games and 0-4 against the spread in their last four games after scoring less than 50 points in their previous game.
I see South Carolina winning here but I can’t lay this many points with a team as bad as the Gamecocks.