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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs 2/19/2020 Predictions, Spread and Game Analysis

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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs 2/19/2020 Predictions, Spread and Game Analysis

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs 2/19/2020 – On Wednesday, South Carolina will take the road to square-off against Mississippi State from Humphrey Coliseum in Mississippi State, Mississippi. The Gamecocks are trying to stay at their fifth position in the Southeastern Conference play. South Carolina has been decent with their performance this season, but there is still room for improvement. The Bulldogs are not far behind as they trail the Gamecocks by just one game. It’s time to get into the details of the college basketball lines and take a deeper look at the picks and predictions of this game.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs 2/19/2020

When: Wednesday, February 19, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State, Mississippi
TV: SEC NETWORK
Stream: Sofascore

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs 2/19/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
South Carolina Gamecocks +5 (-115) 143 o (-105) +200
Mississippi State Bulldogs -5 (-105) 143 u (-115) -240
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South Carolina Gamecocks

They are trailing LSU Tigers by one conference game and two overall games. South Carolina Gamecocks hold a conference record of 8-4 and they are 16-9 with their overall record. In their last game, they managed to secure a victory against Tennessee Volunteers with a two-point difference. The Gamecocks scored 63 and restricted the Volunteers to 61. As a whole team, they are shooting close to 72 points per game, while their defensive unit is restricting opponents to 66 plus points. The top scorer for the Gamecocks is A.J. Lawson, touching close to 14 points per game on average.

Players to watch: A.J. Lawson G (25 GP 28 MIN 13.8 PTS 3.3 REB 1.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 43 FG% 72.6 FT% 35.3 3PT%), J. Couisnard G (24 GP 25.1 MIN 11.9 PTS 2.8 REB 2.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 40.5 FG% 65.6 FT% 31.9 3PT%), M. Kotsar F (25 GP 29.8 MIN 10.4 PTS 6.5 REB 2.1 AST 1.6 STL 1.1 BLK 1.4 TO 50.7 FG% 67.1 FT% 0 3PT%).

Mississippi State Bulldogs

This team is holding the same overall record as South Carolina and they have all possibilities to reach the fifth spot. Mississippi took out Arkansas Razorbacks in their last outing with a final score of 78-77. It was a close call for the Bulldogs, and they look forward to continuing their success at home. Mississippi is touching close 74 points per game on average and their defensive unit is surrendering 67 plus points to opponents. The top scorer for the Bulldogs is Reggie Perry reaching an average of 17 plus points per game.

Players to watch: R. Perry F (25 GP 30.6 MIN 17.7 PTS 9.8 REB 2.4 AST 0.9 STL 1 BLK 2.8 TO 51.3 FG% 75.5 FT% 32.3 3PT%), T. Carter G (25 GP 29.4 MIN 13.4 PTS 2.6 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 37.4 FG% 85.1 FT% 30.2 3PT%), R. Woodard II G (25 GP 33.7 MIN 11.4 PTS 7 REB 1.3 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 1.9 TO 49.3 FG% 63.1 FT% 45.5 3PT%).

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Predictions

Trends

South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina’s last 5 games.
Gamecocks are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
South Carolina is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Mississippi State.
Gamecocks are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games on the road.

Mississippi State Bulldogs

Mississippi State is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Mississippi State’s last 6 games.
Bulldogs are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Mississippi State’s last 12 games against South Carolina.
Mississippi State is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Picks

Mississippi State is shooting more than South Carolina with their offensive squad, while their defensive unit is equally good as the Gamecocks. Adding to their advantage is playing this game at home. The college basketball odds are in favor of Mississippi State to win this game.

Moneyline: +200 is the moneyline allocated for the Gamecocks and -240 is allocated for Mississippi State. 

ATS: An ATS of +5 is set for South Carolina, while Mississippi holds an ATS of -5. 

Totals: Over 143 is the total for the Gamecocks and under 143 is the total for the Bulldogs.

Score Prediction: 77-69, Mississippi State Bulldogs.