South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs 1/27/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 27, 2021

The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-5) will try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Georgia Bulldogs (9-5) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Colonial Life Arena as 5-point favorites. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The matchup has an over/under of 160 points.

Betting Information

South Carolina vs Georgia Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
South Carolina -5 -112 -109 160 -109 -112 -222 179

Computer Picks

Computer picks for South Carolina vs Georgia
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Georgia (+5) Under (160) South Carolina 77 Georgia 76

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Total Facts

  • The Gamecocks and their opponents have combined for 160 points — this matchup’s over/under — in two of eight games (25%) this year.
  • In six of 14 opportunities (42.9%) this season, Georgia has combined with its opponents to score at least 160 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 7.3 less points per game (152.7) than this game’s over/under of 160 points.
  • The Gamecocks and the Bulldogs have seen their opponents average a combined 8.3 fewer points per game than the point total of 160 set for this matchup.
  • The Gamecocks average point total in matchups this year is 150.4, 9.6 points below the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Bulldogs this year is six points lower than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 73.8 points per game the Gamecocks average are only 1.3 fewer points than the Bulldogs give up (75.1).
  • When South Carolina puts up more than 75.1 points, it is 2-2 overall and 2-0 against the spread.
  • In games Georgia gives up more than 73.8 points, it is 2-6 against the spread and 3-5 overall.
  • The Bulldogs’ 78.9 points per game are just 2.3 more points than the 76.6 the Gamecocks give up.
  • When it scores more than 76.6 points, Georgia is 3-0 against the spread and 6-3 overall.
  • South Carolina is 1-2 against the spread and 0-3 overall when it gives up more than 78.9 points.
  • The Gamecocks have a negative point differential on the season (-23 total points, -2.8 per game), while the Bulldogs have scored 52 more points than their opponents (3.8 per game).

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South Carolina Betting Information

  • The Gamecocks have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 3-5 record.
  • The Gamecocks have struggled to cover, going just 0-2 ATS when favored by at least 5 points.
  • The Gamecocks have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 2 times in 8 games this season.

Georgia Betting Information

  • Georgia has an even record against the spread, going 6-6 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5-point underdogs, the Bulldogs have a record ATS of 2-2.
  • Georgia has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 66.7% of matchups this year (8 out of 12 opportunities).

Head to Head

South Carolina vs Georgia (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/26/2020 South Carolina -7 150 -306 +239 Regular Season 94-90 SC
2/12/2020 Georgia -2.5 153 -145 +120 Regular Season 75-59 SC
3/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-46 SC
2/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-80 SC

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South Carolina Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Gamecocks this season is A.J. Lawson, who averages 17.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game.
  • Justin Minaya is the Gamecocks leading rebounder, pulling down 7.9 per game, while Jermaine Couisnard is their best passer, distributing 4.1 assists in each contest.
  • Lawson leads the Gamecocks in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Lawson and Keyshawn Bryant lead the Gamecocks on the defensive end, with Lawson leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Bryant in blocks averaging 1.2 per contest.

Georgia Leaders

  • Sahvir Wheeler collects 13.9 points and adds 7.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bulldogs’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • The Bulldogs’ top rebounder is Toumani Camara — he grabs 7.1 per game while scoring 13.2 points per game.
  • Justin Kier hits 1.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bulldogs.
  • Kier (2.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Georgia while Camara (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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