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Kentucky vs. South Carolina – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats (19-4, 8-2 SEC) are big, 11.5-point favorites as they try to extend a four-game winning streak when they visit the South Carolina Gamecocks (13-9, 4-6 SEC) on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Colonial Life Arena. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET. The over/under is 141.5 for the matchup.

Kentucky vs. South Carolina Predictions

Kentucky vs. South Carolina Betting Odds

Kentucky vs South Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Kentucky -11.5 141.5 points

Kentucky vs. South Carolina Last 10 Games

  • Kentucky is 8-2 overall and 4-6-0 against the spread in its past 10 games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Kentucky games has surpassed the set total five times.
  • The Wildcats’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 146.5 points scored. That’s five more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • In their past 10 games, the Wildcats have a points-per-game average 3.5 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • South Carolina is 5-5 overall and 4-6-0 against the spread in its last 10 contests.
  • The final scores of the last 10 South Carolina games have gone over the set total six times.
  • The past 10 Gamecocks games averaged 0.4 fewer points (141.1) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Gamecocks’ per-game scoring average over their past 10 games is 65.4, 5.4 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

Kentucky vs. South Carolina Betting Trends

  • Kentucky has covered the spread in a game 11 times this season (11-12-0).
  • The Wildcats have an ATS record of 6-6 when playing as at least 11.5-point favorites.
  • Kentucky’s games have gone over the total 11 times this season.
  • The Wildcats score 12.8 more points per game (81.2) than the Gamecocks give up (68.4).
  • Kentucky is 10-9 against the spread and 17-2 overall when scoring more than 68.4 points.
  • South Carolina has registered a 10-10-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Gamecocks are winless against the spread when they are 11.5-point underdogs or more (0-2).
  • South Carolina games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under eight times out of 20 chances this season.
  • The Gamecocks’ 70.8 points per game are 6.8 more points than the 64 the Wildcats allow to opponents.
  • South Carolina has put together a 9-2 ATS record and a 13-1 overall record in games it scores more than 64 points.

Kentucky vs. South Carolina Over/Under Trends

  • Kentucky and its opponents have combined to outscore Tuesday’s total (141.5 points) 13 times this season.
  • There have been seven South Carolina games that have finished with a combined score over 141.5 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 152 points per game, 10.5 points more than the point total of 141.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s total is 9.1 fewer points than the 132.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
  • This season, the average total for Wildcats games is 144.7 points, 3.2 more than the over/under of 141.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Gamecocks’ games this season (142.4 points).

Kentucky Team Leaders

  • Oscar Tshiebwe: 15.8 PTS, 15.1 REB, 1.9 STL, 1.4 BLK, 59.2 FG%
  • Tyty Washington Jr.: 12.3 PTS, 1.2 STL, 48.1 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (24-for-69)
  • Sahvir Wheeler: 9.5 PTS, 6.7 AST, 1.3 STL, 45.2 FG%, 27.3 3PT% (9-for-33)
  • Keion Brooks Jr.: 10.9 PTS, 49 FG%, 22.7 3PT% (5-for-22)
  • Kellan Grady: 12 PTS, 47.5 FG%, 45 3PT% (67-for-149)

South Carolina Team Leaders

  • Erik Stevenson: 11.3 PTS, 1.1 STL, 35.6 FG%, 31.3 3PT% (41-for-131)
  • James Reese: 10.1 PTS, 42.7 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (40-for-106)
  • Wildens Leveque: 7.2 PTS, 60.8 FG%
  • Devin Carter: 8.5 PTS, 39.9 FG%, 27.9 3PT% (12-for-43)
  • Jermaine Couisnard: 8.2 PTS, 39.2 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (25-for-72)

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