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The No. 1 team in the nation, the Tennessee Volunteers aim to defend their home court tonight against the SEC rival South Carolina Gamecocks. Tennessee sits at 22-1 on the year and has yet to lose a game to an SEC opponent this season. 


The Vols head into Wednesday night's matchup as 15-point favorites over South Carolina, via FanDuel SportsbookAlthough, if you're looking to bet on this game, first let's take a look at what some experts around the industry are saying about this matchup.


South Carolina vs Tennessee Prediction

Sports Chat Place

Chris Ruffolo of Sports Chat Place is banking on the Volunteers continuing their dominance over the SEC. He predicts Tennessee not only to win, but also cover the huge 15-point spread over the Gamecocks.


Las Vegas Betting

Aengus Moorehead from Las Vegas Betting also likes Tennessee to take this one at home. However, not only does Moorehead like the Volunteers to win outright, he likes them to cover up to 14.5 points. He also believes this matchup will be a high-scoring affair with enough points to hit the over.


ESPN Basketball Power Index Matchup Predictor

ESPN's BPI projection barely gives South Carolina a puncher's chance in this one, leaving the Gamecocks with less than a 5 percent chance to come away with the victory. Overall, all three experts are predicting Tennessee to win and/or cover in this SEC matchup. 


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