South Carolina at Florida 2018 NCAA Football Week 11 Spread & Preview

South Carolina at Florida 2018 NCAA Football Week 11 Spread & Preview

Written by on November 8, 2018

South Carolina battles Florida in an SEC East Division showdown that could determine whether Florida plays on New Year’s Day or not. The Gators must stomp the Gamecocks to get any looks as a true New Year’s Day Bowl team. Will Florida come through with an impressive win after two straight losses?

South Carolina at Florida 2018 NCAA Football Week 11 Spread & Preview

Why South Carolina is a good bet at +6?

The Gamecocks have turned their season around in their past couple of matchups. South Carolina beat Tennessee 27-24 at home before travelling to Ole Miss and beating the Rebels 48-44.

The Gamecocks played tough defense to take down the Volunteers. They outscored Ole Miss in a shootout in their next game. When a team can play two different styles to win a game, it’s a sign the team has no trouble adjusting. That means whatever Florida throws at them, the Gamecocks will have an answer.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 31
  • Total Yards: 414.6
  • Pass Yards: 252.1
  • Rush Yards: 162.5
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 27.9
  • Total Yards: 408.5
  • Pass Yards: 222.6
  • Rush Yards: 185.9

Why #15 Florida is a good bet at -6?

Are the Gators a safe bet for NCAA Football Week 11?For the first time this season, the Florida Gators head into a game having lost 2 in a row. Georgia smashed the Gators 36-17 in Week 9. Florida suffered the after affects of that loss, dropping a game to Missouri 17-38 in Week 10.Florida’s better than to lose 3 games in a row. The Gators should come out swinging and are likely to blow out South Carolina on Nov. 10.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 30.6
  • Total Yards: 383.3
  • Pass Yards: 199.1
  • Rush Yards: 184.7
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 21.1
  • Total Yards: 352.3
  • Pass Yards: 179
  • Rush Yards: 173.3

NCAA Football Betting Trends for South Carolina at Florida

  • South Carolina is 1-5 ATS  in their last 6 games following an SU win
  • South Carolina is 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 road games
  • Florida is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a double-digit loss at home
  • Florida is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games

South Carolina at Florida Final NCAAF Betting Analysis

South Carolina plays well on the road, but it’s difficult to see a Dan Mullen coached team like Florida dropping 3 straight in the SEC unless those 3 opponents are Alabama, Auburn, and Georgia.

The Gamecocks aren’t on Florida’s level. The Gators should bounce back from the double-digit, shocking loss to Missouri in Week 10. Florida will impressively beat South Carolina, maybe by 14 points or more, and make their case for a New Year’s Day Bowl Game.

NCAA Football Week 11 Pick: Florida -6
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