Tennessee Volunteers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks: 2/17/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 17, 2021

The South Carolina Gamecocks (5-9) will try to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the No. 19 Tennessee Volunteers (14-5) on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Thompson-Boling Arena as big, 11.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET on SECN. The matchup’s over/under is set at 144.

Betting Information

Tennessee vs South Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Tennessee -11.5 -110 -110 144 -109 -113 -804 527

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Tennessee vs South Carolina
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Tennessee (-11.5) Under (144) Tennessee 77 South Carolina 65

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Total Facts

  • The Volunteers and their opponents have put up more than 144 points in 26.3% of their outings this season (five of 19 opportunities).
  • South Carolina and its opponents have combined to score more than 144 points in eight of 14 outings (57.1%) this season.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.9 more points per game (146.9) than this game’s total of 144 points.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined six less points per game (138) than this game’s total of 144 points.
  • The average point total in Volunteers games this season is 9.4 fewer points than the over/under of 144 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under in Gamecocks games this year is 6.4 more points than the point total of 144 for this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Volunteers score 72.8 points per contest, only 3.5 fewer points than the 76.3 the Gamecocks allow their opponents.
  • When Tennessee totals more than 76.3 points, it is 6-0 against the spread and 9-0 overall.
  • South Carolina is 2-7 against the spread and 0-9 overall when allowing more than 72.8 points.
  • The Gamecocks score 12.4 more points per game (74.1) than the Volunteers allow their opponents to score (61.7).
  • South Carolina has gone 5-8 overall and 6-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 61.7 points.
  • Tennessee’s record is 0-3 against the spread and 1-2 overall when it gives up more than 74.1 points.
  • The Volunteers have totaled 211 more points than their opponents this season (11.1 per game on average), while the Gamecocks have been out-scored by 31 total points (2.2 per game average differential).

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Tennessee Betting Information

  • Tennessee has been strong against the spread, going 10-9 this season.
  • When favored by at least 11.5 points, the Volunteers have fared well against the spread, compiling a 4-2 record.
  • The Volunteers have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 8 of 19 contests this season, a rate of 42.1%

South Carolina Betting Information

  • South Carolina has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 6-8 ATS.
  • When they are at least 11.5-point underdogs, the Gamecocks have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
  • In most of Gamecocks games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (9 out of 14 games, 64.3%).

Head to Head

Tennessee vs South Carolina (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 South Carolina -4 136 -191 +152 Regular Season 63-61 SC
1/11/2020 Tennessee -7 132 -335 +255 Regular Season 56-55 TENN
2/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-73 TENN
1/29/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-70 TENN

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Tennessee Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Volunteers this season is Jaden Springer, who averages 12.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game.
  • Josiah-Jordan James leads the Volunteers in rebounding, averaging 6.0 per game, while Santiago Vescovi leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.2 in each contest.
  • Vescovi provides the most three-point shooting production for the Volunteers. He makes 2.0 threes per game.
  • James is the Volunteers leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Yves Pons leads them in blocks with 1.6 per contest.

South Carolina Leaders

  • A.J. Lawson racks up 17.9 points per game to be the top scorer for the Gamecocks.
  • The Gamecocks’ leader in rebounds is Justin Minaya with 6.9 per matchup, and their leader in assists is Jermaine Couisnard with 3.6 per game.
  • Lawson is the top scorer from distance for the Gamecocks, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • South Carolina’s leader in steals is Lawson with 1.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Jalyn McCreary with 1.3 per game.
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