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Texas A&M vs South Carolina Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 8 Game on FanDuel

Larry Rupp
Texas A&M vs South Carolina prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Texas A&M vs South Carolina Week 8 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
Texas A&M Aggies (3-3, 1-2 SEC) vs. South Carolina Gamecocks (4-2, 1-2 SEC)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Williams-Brice Stadium — Columbia, SC
Coverage: SEC Network

Week 8 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a SEC showdown between the Texas A&M Aggies and South Carolina Gamecocks. Texas A&M nearly beat Alabama during its last game, but a pass to the end zone fell incomplete with zeroes on the clock. The final score was 24-20.

Meanwhile, South Carolina earned its first conference win of the season in a 24-14 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats on October 8. Running back MarShawn Lloyd paced the offense with 141 total yards and 1 touchdown. Five different players recorded a sack on defense for the Gamecocks.

Texas A&M vs South Carolina Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: TEXAM: (-160) | SCAR: (+132)
Spread: TEXAM: -3.5 (-104) | SCAR: +3.5 (-118)
Total: 44.5 — Over: (-112) | Under: (-108)

Texas A&M enters this contest as a small favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This SEC clash also features a total of 44.5 points, which is below average compared to this week's college football projected totals.

Texas A&M vs South Carolina Prediction & Pick

This is the fourth straight game away from Kyle Field for the Aggies and the road woes were front and center against both Mississippi State an Alabama. However, this is the perfect SEC matchup to get back on track. After all, Texas A&M is 8-0 straight up in its last eight clashes against South Carolina.

The Gamecocks inability to play clean football is going to make a huge difference in the outcome of this game. They have turned the ball over at least twice in every game this season and setting the opponent up in good field position is never a good idea. The Aggies kick a late field goal to win here.

Final Score Prediction: Texas A&M: 23 | South Carolina: 20

Texas A&M vs South Carolina Betting Trends

- Texas A&M is 8-0 straight up in its last eight games against South Carolina.
- The total has hit the under in five of Texas A&M's last six games.
- South Carolina is 4-13 against the spread (ATS) in its last 17 games against a SEC opponent.
- The total has hit the under in five of South Carolina's last six games against Texas A&M.

Texas A&M vs South Carolina Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Yes, 44.5 points is a rather low total for a college football game. It's low for a reason, though. Texas A&M plays a style of football that leads to low-scoring, defensive battles. The Aggies average only 19.6 points per game (No. 107 in FBS), but also only allow 22.6 points per game (No. 34 in FBS).

South Carolina relied on its rushing attack to get the job done against Kentucky and could easily ride that momentum into this game. That'll keep the clock moving. Overall, the under has hit in five of Texas A&M's last six games and the under has also hit in five of the last six games of this SEC rivalry.

Bet: Under 44.5 Points (-108)

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