South Carolina vs. Missouri Pick
COLUMBIA, MO (The Spread) - One of the biggest surprises of the 2013 college football season has been the Missouri Tigers. Will No. 5 Mizzou pull off another win against a top-25 opponent when it hosts No. 21 South Carolina tonight at 7:00PM ET?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Missouri is a 2.5-point favorite over South Carolina, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 53.5 points. The Gamecocks are 5-2 overall and 2-2 on the road this year, while the Tigers are 7-0 overall and 4-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: Missouri opened as a 3-point favorite but the spread has dropped to 2.5 at most books, while the over/under total opened at 53 and has been bet up slightly to 53.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 76% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Tigers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Missouri. According to latest college football trends, the Gamecocks are 1-4 against the spread in their last five conference games, 1-4 ATS versus a team with a winning reocrd and 1-4 ATS in their last five road games. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 3-0-1 against the number in their last four home games, 4-0-1 ATS in their last five games following an ATS win, and 4-0 ATS in their last four games versus a team with a winning record. Redshirt freshman Maty Mauk put on a show last Saturday versus Florida, which has one of the top defenses in the country. Even in jumping into the top 5 in BCS standings Mizzou remains somewhat underrated considering its only a 2.5-point favorite against a South Carolina team coming off a loss to Tennessee last week.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 9 FREE PICK: MISSOURI TIGERS -2.5