USF Bulls vs. SC Gamecocks NCAA football betting trends
Here are the NCAA football betting trends and odds for the South Florida Bulls versus the South Carolina Gamecocks 2016 Birmingham Bowl on Thursday, December 29th per BetNow college football sportsbook:
South Florida -10 (-110) 62 (-110) -420
South Carolina +10 (-110) 62 (-110) +335
The Bulls (10-2) beat the UCF Knights 48-31 on November 26th. Quinton Flowers finished 17 of 26 for 152 yards and ran for 152 yards and two TDs on 20 carries. Marlon Mack ran for 155 yards and two TDs on 20 carries. Rodney Adams had 78 yards on nine receptions while Mitchell Wilcox had 32 yards on one reception. Brandon Behr kicked 2 of 3. Nigel Harris had 11 tackles (seven solo) and Auggie Sanchez had nine (five solo). The USF defense had three sacks. Sanchez and Nate Godwin each intercepted a pass. The Bulls have won four games in a row.
USF averages 515.1 total yards, 222.9 passing yards, and 292.2 rushing yards per game, and allows 482.3 total yards, 276.8 passing yards, and 205.5 rushing yards per game. Flowers is 184 of 299 (61.5%) for 2546 yards with 22 TDs and six picks, and has run for 1425 yards and 15 TDs on 177 carries. Mack has run for 1425 yards and 15 TDs on 161 carries. Adams has 755 yards and five TDs on 60 catches. Sanchez has 107 combined tackles (61 solo and 46 assisted) and six sacks. Deatrick Nichols has intercepted four passes.
Bulls NCAA football betting trends: 15-6 against the spread in the last 21 games, and 7-1 straight-up in the last eight games. The college football sportsbook total has gone over in 5 of South Florida’s last 6 games.
The G-Cocks lost 7-56 to the Clemson Tigers on November 26th. Jake Bentley threw 7 of 17 for 41 yards with one interception, Deebo Samuel went 1 of 1 for 33 yards with one TD, and Brandon McIlwain finished 6 of 11 for 33 yards. Rod Talley ran for 50 yards on six carries while Rico ‘Suave’ Dowdle ran for 30 yards on five carries. Bryan Edwards had 33 yards and one TD on one reception while Hayden Hurst had 26 yards on three receptions. D.J. Smith had 12 tackles (10 solo) and Bryson Allen-Williams had 11 (seven solo) and one interception. Marquavius Lewis had one sack.
SC averages 336.4 total yards, 198.4 passing yards, and 138.0 rushing yards per game, and allows 407.2 total yards, 204.3 passing yards, and 202.8 rushing yards per game. Bentley is 93 of 147 (63.3%) for 1030 yards with six TDs and two picks, and has run for -6 yards on 40 carries. Dowdle has run for 714 yards and six TDs on 121 carries. Samuel has 593 yards on 45 catches while Kevin Crosby has four TDs on 22 catches. Allen-Williams has 73 combined tackles (42 solo and 31 assisted). Darius English has nine sacks.
G-Cocks NCAA football betting trends: 2-5 against the spread in the last seven games, 4-2 straight-up in the last six games, and 8-15 straight-up in the last 23 games. The college football sportsbook total has gone under in 11 of South Carolina’s last 16 games.