Texas Tech at South Carolina Prediction
Will the South Carolina Gamecocks upset the Texas Tech Red Raiders when the non-conference teams square off at 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Texas Tech. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Raiders are 3-point road favorites to beat the Gamecocks, who opened as 4-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 132 points.
Who Public Bettors Like: South Carolina. As of Saturday morning, 57% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Gamecocks to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 60% of the betting tickets are on the under.
Who We Like: South Carolina. The Gamecocks are 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600. They’re also 34-16-2 at the betting window in their last 52 non-conference matchups.
On the other side, the Red Raiders are winless at 0-5 against the spread in their last five games overall and are 0-5 against the number in their last five games versus SEC opponents, too. They’re also winless at 0-4 at the betting window in their last four games coming off an ATS loss and are 0-5 against the spread in their last five games versus an opponent with a winning record.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS +3