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South Carolina vs Florida Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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South Carolina vs Florida Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

SEC play on Saturday will see the the No. 18 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-5, 11-4 SEC) host the No. 24 Florida Gators (20-8, 10-5 SEC) at Colonial Life Arena, tipping off at 12:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

South Carolina vs. Florida Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Arena: Colonial Life Arena

South Carolina vs. Florida Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: South Carolina win (55%)

Take a look at some betting insights for South Carolina (-1.5) versus Florida on Saturday. The over/under has been set at 144.5 points for this game.

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South Carolina vs. Florida: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • South Carolina has covered 19 times in 28 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Florida has won 14 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • As a 1.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Florida is 4-2 against the spread compared to the 8-7 ATS record South Carolina puts up as a 1.5-point favorite.
  • Against the spread, the Gamecocks have played worse at home, covering nine times in 15 home games, and eight times in 10 road games.
  • The Gators have performed better against the spread on the road (5-3-0) than at home (6-8-0) this season.
  • South Carolina has 10 wins against the spread in 15 conference games this year.
  • Florida has eight wins against the spread in 15 SEC games this year.

South Carolina vs. Florida: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • South Carolina has been victorious in 12, or 85.7%, of the 14 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Gamecocks have a mark of 12-2 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -130 or better on the moneyline.
  • Florida is 2-3 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +108 or longer, the Gators have a 1-3 record (winning just 25% of their games).
  • South Carolina has an implied victory probability of 56.5% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

South Carolina vs. Florida Head-to-Head Comparison

  • South Carolina averages 71.7 points per game (246th in college basketball) while giving up 65.3 per contest (22nd in college basketball). It has a +181 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 6.4 points per game.
  • South Carolina's leading scorer, Meechie Johnson Jr., ranks 418th in the country putting up 13.8 points per game.
  • Florida puts up 84.7 points per game (ninth in college basketball) while allowing 77 per outing (312th in college basketball). It has a +215 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 7.7 points per game.
  • Walter Clayton Jr.'s 16.8 points per game leads Florida and ranks 134th in the nation.
  • The 36.1 rebounds per game the Gamecocks average rank 137th in the nation, and are 3.9 more than the 32.2 their opponents pull down per contest.
  • Collin Murray-Boyles is 558th in college basketball play with 5.1 rebounds per game to lead the Gamecocks.
  • The Gators prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 7.9 boards. They are collecting 43.6 rebounds per game (first in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 35.7.
  • Tyrese Samuel averages 7.8 rebounds per game (103rd in college basketball) to lead the Gators.
  • South Carolina ranks 112th in college basketball by averaging 98 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 83rd in college basketball, allowing 89.2 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Gators rank 80th in college basketball with 99.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 116th defensively with 90.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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