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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/22/2019 Picks, Odds and Previews

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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/22/2019 Picks, Odds and Previews

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/22/2019 – The Virginia Cavaliers are on a roll being undefeated in their own home court. They will now host the South Carolina Gamecocks who had won three of their last four games. This match will be held on Sunday, December 22 at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia at 12:00 PM Eastern Time. According to Betting on College Basketball Today, the Cavaliers will remain undefeated at home and will improve to a 10-1 record. This match can be seen on TV on ABC and live streaming is available at SofaScore.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/22/2019

When: Sunday, December 22, 3:00 PM ET
Where: John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia
TV: ABC
Stream: Sofascore

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/22/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
South Carolina +12.5 (-110) 112.5 o (-115) +645
Virginia -12.5 (-110) 112.5 u (-115) -855
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South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina Gamecocks have been led by AJ Lawson who averages 16.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game. In their previous win against Clemson Tigers, Lawson had 20 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals. He also dropped four three-point shots. Maik Kotsar and Jair Bolden had been the best players behind Lawson and they average a combined 19.2 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3 assists per game. But in order to have a good chance against the Cavaliers, they need more players to step up and those would be Jermaine Couisnard, Keyshawn Bryant and Alanzo Fink doing more to have a shot against their opponents.

Players to watch:

A.J. Lawson G (11 GP 27.8 MIN 16.3 PTS 3.3 REB 2.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 44.6 FG% 79.2 FT% 35.6 3P%), M. Kotsar F (11 GP 30.1 MIN 10.1 PTS 6.2 REB 1.5 AST 1.2 STL 1.1 BLK 1.5 TO 50 FG% 48.1 FT% 0 3P%), J. Bolden G (11 GP 22.6 MIN 9.1 PTS 3.7 REB 1.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.1 TO 45.9 FG% 66.7 FT% 38.9 3P%).

Virginia Cavaliers

The Cavaliers were halted by Purdue and beat them by 29 points. After that, they won two straight games against the North Carolina Tar Heels and Stony Brook Seawolves. Mamadi Daikete is the most consistent scorer for the Cavaliers but in their last game, it was Kihei Clark doing the work. He had 14 points, six assists and five rebounds. Jay Huff also did great as he had 12 points and seven rebounds in just 23 minutes. The strength of the Cavaliers have been their defense and expect them to defend their home court advantage and stay unblemished in this season.

Players to watch:

M. Diakite F (10 GP 30.9 MIN 13.2 PTS 6.5 REB 0.4 AST 1 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 46.3 FG% 71 FT% 47.6 3P%), J. Huff F (10 GP 24.3 MIN 9.5 PTS 6.8 REB 0.7 AST 0.6 STL 1.3 BLK 1.2 TO 58 FG% 55.6 FT% 27.8 3P%), K. Clark G (10 GP 35 MIN 9 PTS 4.6 REB 5.1 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 34.9 FG% 86.4 FT% 36.1 3P%).

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Predictions

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South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Gamecocks are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of South Carolina’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
South Carolina is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in December.
Gamecocks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games played on a Sunday.

Virginia Cavaliers

Cavaliers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia’s last 6 games.
Virginia is 15-1 SU in their last 16 games.
Cavaliers are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Virginia is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games this season.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Picks

The Virginia Cavaliers are predicted by Online Sports Book to secure another home win and adding South Carolina Gamecocks to one of their teams that they conquered. This should be a game that defense will prevail and the Gamecocks will have a difficult time solving the puzzle defense of the Cavaliers.

Moneyline: The Gamecocks are the underdogs in this match and they are owning an ML of +645 while Cavaliers are at -855.

Spread: It is a 12.5 point spread between the teams with the Gamecocks owning the disadvantage at +12.5.

Total: Both teams are predicted to reach a 112.5 total with the Gamecocks expected to go under while Cavs are over.

Score Prediction: 64-50, Cavaliers win.